Coronavirus Update

March 20th, 2020  Coronavirus Update for Volunteers. In these uncertain times we want to assure our volunteers and supporters that Globalteer has been closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19. The health and safety of our volunteers, interns, staff and those at the projects is our highest priority. We are monitoring both safety advice and travel advice for various countries worldwide.  Many […]

Wildlife Trafficking in Laos

Battling illegal wildlife trafficking in Laos  Laos is a spectacular country in South East Asia, bordered by China, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. The country is popular for its beautiful nature with rugged mountains, the Mekong River and large stretches of forest. The country is also home to a wide variety of wildlife including many […]

Empowering Women in Peru

Helping Rural Women Gain Control in their Lives In rural Peru it is still common for women to have little control in the home or a say in family decisions. We are aiming to empower women in rural Peru by helping them start their own businesses so they can earn their own income and gain […]

Helping Sea Turtle Conservation Efforts!

“Shell-ebrating” our sea turtle partners’ great conservation efforts! In honour of World Turtle Day we wanted to highlight the great work our partners in Malaysia and Costa Rica are doing to help sea turtle conservation efforts. Unfortunately, nearly all species of sea turtles are endangered. Sea turtles are hunted and killed for their meat, skin […]

Our Values – Sustainable Development

Sustainable development in the 21st century  Here at Globalteer we pride ourselves on being different to many other ‘volunteering’ companies. We do organise volunteering opportunities for people, but we don’t do this for a profit. We are a charity seeking to create positive change for the projects, partners and communities we work with. Part of […]

Reducing the Plastic Pollution in Southeast Asia

Tackling the Plastic Pollution in Rural Cambodia! There is a great need to reduce the plastic pollution in Southeast Asia. Throughout it’s countries plastic pollution is a common sight. Bottles that were once clean and transparent are now lying on the ground, coated in a layer of dust. Plastic blags once used to carry shopping […]

The Forgotten Bear | How Do We Improve Sun Bear Conservation?

Why should Sun Bear Conservation be at the front of our minds? The world is currently home to eight species of bears, that live across five of its seven continents. They can climb trees and swim & have a better sense of smell than dogs. And half of all its species are threatened with extinction. […]

Why you should keep a travel journal

Make memories last longer by journaling! With apps like Instagram and VSCO all the rage, you may be tempted to make your experience overseas more photo-focused. However, you might consider a travel journal as a way of documenting your trip. Whether you think it’s a little old or tried and true, here are a few reasons to break […]

Wildlife Sanctuaries Vs Zoos

The Difference Between Wildlife Sanctuaries & Zoos – What to look for?  As we are traveling, or sometimes in our own country, we are tempted to explore the exotic wildlife nature has to offer. It can be challenging to do this without going through an organisation that offers this experience. Many organisations such as zoos […]

How to Make an Impact on the World

9 Ways you can Impact the World in your Everyday Life There are simple measures every person can take in their every-day life that can make a difference for others, or for the planet. The most important thing is to be aware of the impact you can have. And also, that your measures, actions and […]