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 […]

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 […]

A Day in the Life of a Wildlife Sanctuary Volunteer

Volunteering at the Peru Wildlife Sanctuary! Are you thinking of coming to volunteer at the Peru Wildlife Sanctuary in the Amazon? Here is a good overview of what you can expect as a wildlife sanctuary volunteer on a daily basis. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Anna, spent a few days there with a recent group of volunteers, […]

A Day in The Life of a Bear Sanctuary Volunteer

Volunteering with Bears Ever wonder what a day in the life of a Bear Sanctuary Volunteer looks like? How hard is the work? What do volunteers actually do? Our volunteer coordinator, Lauren, recently visited the Cambodia Bear Sanctuary to enjoy her very own volunteer experience with the bears! Here she shares her experience so you […]

Postcard from….The Amazon Wildlife Sanctuary

Many of our volunteers will deal with Globalteer’s Candice as you go through the process of applying and preparing for your Globalteer placement. And if you take up a placeent at one of our Peruvian projects in Cusco, then you will also get to meet her. Recently, however, Candice took a trip to lower altitudes […]

Meet Stella!

Little Stella is one of our most recent residents at our Laos Wildlife Sanctuary.Stella is a very young Common Palm Civet, who was brought in to our Laos Wildlife Sanctuary a few days ago, after receiving a call from a member of the public who found her under a tree covered in ants, and her […]

Introducing Agee!

Agee is baby Hoffman’s two-toed sloth who is currently residing at our Amazon Rainforest sanctuary in Puerto Maldonado, Peru. Agee was brought to the sanctuary last year after dogs killed her mother. She weighed just 200g when she was brought to the shelter, and the staff at the project were not sure if she would […]

10th Anniversary: The impact of wildlife volunteering

For as long as many of us can remember, the world’s wildlife has been under threat from loss of habitat, hunting, poaching, “pet” trafficking, and the “traditional” medicine trade. Thankfully there are now many international and national laws in place to protect endangered species and to prevent the abuse of innocent animals.Sadly, these laws are […]

Meet Some of the Animals at the Peru Wildlife Sanctuary

Pepe – red howler monkeyPepe came to the shelter when he was 1.5 years old. For over a year, he had been  kept in a small room as a pet after being illegally taken from the rainforest. His owner also only fed him inappropriate food, such as chicken and fried food, which made him sick […]