About Borneo Marine Conservation

Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth – they occupy less than 0.1% of the world’s ocean surface, yet they provide a home for 25% of all marine species. As well as reef fish, there is an equally diverse array of marine crustaceans, reptiles and mammals. The importance of the coral reefEverything […]

10 great volunteer projects to escape the southern winter

1. Borneo Marine and Sea Turtle ConservationVisiting Borneo between May and September, is the perfect time to experience the best weather this tropical island can offer. However, not only is it the balmiest and driest season, hitting temperatures of around 32-33 degrees a day, you’ll be scuba diving in the crystal clear waters focusing on […]

Borneo Marine Project returns to paradise

We are thrilled to report that Globalteer’s Borneo Marine and Turtle Conservation Project has this month returned to its former home on an idyllic island off the Eastern coast of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.The project’s “home” is once again the island of Pom Pom, a picture postcard tropical island of swaying palms, white sand beaches and […]

Volunteer in idyllic Borneo and also get your A-level in marine science

Would you like to volunteer AND get an internationally recognised qualification during your gap year or international travels? Or, are you looking to switch career and don’t know how to get into the marine science industry? We are excited to announce that in January 2016, the Borneo Marine and Sea Turtle Conservation Project will be […]

Volunteering with Sea Turtles

Olive RidleyThe Olive Ridley sea turtle is named for the generally greenish color of its skin and shell. They are found only in warmer waters including the southern Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. They are the smallest of the sea turtles, weighing up to 100 pounds (45 kilograms) and reaching only about 2 feet (65 […]