Conservation Volunteering in Cambodia
August 26, 2015 Hotels & Travel
Conservation is an important exercise for protecting and safeguarding our natural and historical heritage. With the world developing at a breakneck speed and human beings putting pressure on our already overstretched natural resources, the need for conservation could never be greater. In the alluring Kingdom of Cambodia, you can enlist for numerous conservation opportunities that you can take part in so as to make the world a much better place one day at a time. With the Bamboo volunteer in Cambodia project, you will discover many exciting conservation opportunities that you can join.
Cambodia offers a great array of attractions for the conservation enthusiast. There is of course the stunning scenery of Cambodia which is one of the most beautiful in the SE Asian tourist and volun-tourism circuit. But you will get much more. You will certainly relish seeing some of the usual culprits such as stunning ancient temples of Angkor Wat.
In the conservation arena, there is the rich marine life that you can discover during your volunteering, an amazing culture of the people here and a very charming local community. You will certainly enjoy your time with the Bamboo volunteer in Cambodia project which unlocks plenty of hidden gems that you can immerse yourself in if you are passionate about conservation.
If you are planning to apply your skills and knowledge in the country’s conservation efforts, there is plenty for you to do here. You can opt for any of these based on the needs of the local communities and your specific preferences. For example, are you interested in the elephant conservation at an elephant village, marine conservation or cultural conservation of Cambodia’s rich heritage?
Here are some examples of the conservation projects that you could volunteer in while in Cambodia:
Diving and Marine Conservation: The tropical Gulf of Thailand provides an exciting opportunity to volunteer for some marine conservation work in Cambodia. An ideal location for such volunteering is in the beautiful Koh Seh Island which is a short distance from the Kep town. Here you can take up conservation projects such as the wildlife surveys and beach clean-up operations. The area also has numerous markets and restaurants where you can dine and shop during your conservation project. The main conservation focus here will be in the protection of endangered seahorses in the Gulf of Thailand.
Other areas of Marine conservation that you can take part in include participating in the projects that reduce over-fishing, working in the introduction of the coral and the fish farms and participating in the enforcements of Cambodia’s Marine protected areas.
Cambodia Elephant Conservation: These occur in the popular elephant villages in Cambodia. Many of these are also found in Thailand and you can explore them with the Bamboo volunteer in Cambodia projects.
One of the best things about Cambodia is that you can find NGOs such as the Bamboo volunteer abroad Thailand project to help you. This offers you well tailored and well supported volunteering and travel packages in Thailand and Cambodia that you will certainly relish.
Check out http://www.bamboo-project.com/locations/cambodia/ to find more information about the Bamboo Thailand volunteer travel and conservation opportunities which are available in both Thailand and Cambodia.