The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation organizations in the world. WWF is an international NGO committed to environmental protection. The global conservation organization, active in almost 100 countries, has been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa for more than 20 years. Our mission is to stop the environmental degradation in the world and build a future where humans live in harmony with nature. In order to support and coordinate sustainable extractive industry (oil, mining and associated infrastructure, including dams) development in the Cameroon, the WWF seeks an Extractives Policy Officer for his Cameroon Country Programme Office.
The Chimpanzee Conservation Center in Guinea has three primary objectives: 1) the release of a maximum number of rehabilitated orphans back into the wild, 2) the reinforcement of park protection to help conserve the wild and released chimpanzee population and other wild fauna currently living in the PNHN, and 3) the promotion of public awareness about the threats to chimpanzees in view of stopping the bushmeat and pet trade in the region.
You will work in a sanctuary who take care of the victims of the bushmeattrade in the English speaking part of Cameroon, in Limbe a bustling fishing town. The wildlife volunteer will help the animal keeper with cleaning cages, preparing food and feeding the animals, observing animals and finding out more about their behavior, taking care of the new coming babies and preparing enrichement. You may have the opportunity to observe the vet team performing a surgery on endangered wildlife. You also can assist to a primate conservation education lesson in the local schools. The LWC houses western lowland gorillas, Cross-River gorillas, Central African and Nigerian chimpanzees, several species of guenon, drills, mandrills, baboons and other species.
Blue Ventures is an award-winning marine conservation organisation, dedicated to working with local communities to conserve threatened marine environments. Our highly acclaimed conservation programmes work with some of the world's poorest coastal communities to develop conservation, public health and alternative income initiatives to protect biodiversity and coastal livelihoods. The results of our work help us to propose new ideas to benefit coastal communities everywhere.
We are looking for a volunteer field assistant for a project on communicative development of bonobos in the wild. The field site LuiKotal is located in a remote forest area in the southern sector of Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. The task will be the collection of focal video data and scan data of bonobo mother-infant-interactions. This involves long-distance walking in difficult terrain under very warm and humid climatic conditions.
World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF, the global conservation organization, active in almost 100 countries, has been working in the Congo Basin in Central Africa for more than 20 years, with a focus on forest conservation through developing and managing protected areas, while promoting sustainable forestry practices and community conservation for the benefit of the populations.