• Brazil
4 weeks

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Budget Family Older Travelers Solo Women


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Price Details
Volunteers at IPBio are required to pay 1000 reais per week (please check up-to-date exchange rate in your currency) for the specific dates agreed upon. This fee covers the volunteer’s coordinators, airport pick-up, accommodation, internet access and project costs. A volunteer only confirms their placement once their payment is made and it is only valid for the specific dates agreed upon. Once a volunteer makes their payment there is no refund if they decide to cancel for whatever reason.
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Transportation Wifi
What's Not Included
Airfare Meals Travel Insurance Visa
Mar 17, 2023
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About Program

IPBio – Biodiversity Research Institute is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that develops and supports projects in environmental education and scientific research on biodiversity, ecology as well as on the behavior of species of fauna and flora of Brazilian ecosystems.

Volunteer can participate as Biodiversity Research Assistant and help IPBio conduct long term inventories essential for understanding trend in wildlife patterns and monitoring the effects of climate change. These activities are done in a group and are field research activities where repetitive data collection is required to understand trends over long periods. This role is for volunteers who like to be outside and enjoy physical activity.

Projects All Volunteers Will Participate In:
- Forest Inventory and Flora Survey
- Bird Inventory
- Fish Inventory
- Search for Bioluminescent and Fluorescent Organism
- Mushroom Inventory
- Camera Traps for Mammals

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Program Highlights

  • Learn research technique like camera trap for mammals, search for frogs and glowing mushrooms, bird and forest inventories and much more
  • Explore the Amazon and its wildlife
  • Boat tours for research expedition inventories
  • Learn about Amazonia culture like Curimbo (traditional dance), cook and capoeira classes, Brazilian bbq on the beach
  • Visit gigantic sumauma trees of the Amazon, Visit Manatee Rehabilitation center, Kayak and much more

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