Wildlife Trafficking in Asia

Wildlife Trade Issues in Asia Wildlife trafficking in Asia is rampant! Several Southeast Asian countries are acting as supplier, consumer and general import-export hubs for illegal wildlife trade. Criminal networks are at the heart of the illegal wildlife trade using weak borders and the internet to expand their reach. While this problem has existed in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Why is Wildlife Conservation Important?

What is Conservation? Conservation means to prevent waste of a resource. Wildlife conservation can be defined as the practice of protecting animal species and their habitats. Which includes protecting both the animals and their habitat. Generally, we apply wildlife conservation to species that are in danger of becoming extinct by unnatural causes. These can be […]

A Day in The Life of an Amazon Conservation Volunteer

Volunteering in the Peruvian Amazon! Preparing for your volunteer adventure can be both exciting and a little overwhelming. Trying to think about what to expect when you arrive, what the work will actually be like. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Rosie, recently went and enjoyed her own volunteer adventure at the Peru Amazon Conservation Project! She shares […]

Happy Earth Day | How To Help Conservation Efforts

Happy Earth Day From Globalteer We want to take this time to wish everyone a Happy Earth Day. We at Globalteer understand just how important our earth is and how important it is to help conserve it. We were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Sudan, the last Northern White Male Rhino. This […]