- Costa Rica
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Costa Rica is famous for its rich natural resources. Volunteers from around the world come to experience Costa Rica's lush rain forests and rich biodiversity. In fact, Costa Rica is one of the more bio diverse countries in the world and it is home to more than 500,000 different species, which represents nearly 4% of the total species estimated worldwide. Strict laws and NGOs help preserve this great natural oasis of which volunteers can be a great help. Volunteers work in various projects aimed at preserving the fragile ecosystem in protected areas, parks and foundations.
Your volunteer is important because Costa Rica aims to be the first developing nation to meet the UN biodiversity commitments, and to be a model for other nations to follow.
Who is this program better for?
People who like rustic environments, the outdoors and are passionate about conservation.
- Learn about local flora and fauna
- Improve your Spanish through total immersion
- Meet other volunteers from around the world.
- Work in a fun and relaxed environment.