Ecology in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica has the highest density of plant and animal species on Earth. As part of the Central American isthmus, Costa Rica is both interoceanic and intercontinental. Species from North and South America migrated here during its geological formation and many animals continue to pass through the country every year. Costa Rica’s tropical climate extends across extreme variations in altitude and covers countless ecosystems. This incredible biodiversity plays an important role in the country’s commitment to conservation.

-ISL has over 20 years of experience providing volunteers opportunities in 13 different countries
-Our programs are always coordinated by our in-country employees, who are locals and know the area and culture well

ISL Volunteer Programs in Costa Rica:
- Global Health
- Nursing
- Physical Therapy
- Community Enrichment
- Ecology
- Hike for Humanity

  • Ecology teams are ideal for those interested in ecology, environmental science, agriculture, sustainability studies, and engineering, although the only requirements are the desires to serve and explore!

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