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Find links on this page for projects and resources in this region.

Ecological Center Los Cuartos    
Our mission is to encourage love for nature, protection of natural resources and care for the environment through values that form habits and attitudes in children, youth, and the society in general, through camps, guided tours, excursions, conferences, courses and workshops.
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Eco-Volunteer UP    
Eco-Volunteer UP has a range of a volunteer programs located in Ecuador, South America. It provides volunteer work placements in Quito, the capital of Ecuador and disappearing Cloud Forest. Eco-Volunteer UP has voluntary work with orphanages, disabled children institutes, day care centers and is also involved in conservation of "mother-earth" (pacha-mama).
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Jungle Trekker    
Follow expeditions to the Brazilian rain forest with daily news, journals, and a web cast.

A production of DTVisions in partnership with the Amazonia Association for sustainable development projects. (Available in English and Portuguese)
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Agua Online    
Revista da agua, do saneamento e do ambiente do Brasil. En Portuguese.
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Ecuador Volunteer    
Ecuador Volunteer, an international nonprofit organization that is committed to providing volunteer opportunities in social, educational and environmental development in Ecuador. We offer experiences of cultural exchanges, help children and educating people in the social and community programs. The environmental area involves working in nature services on a wide variety of projects.
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Operation RubyThroat: A Hummingbird Education and Research Project    
Operation RubyThroat is a cross-disciplinary international project in North and Central America, in which students, teachers and others collaborate to study the behavior and distribution of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. An International initiative of Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History, a non-profit organization in York, S.Carolina.
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Organizacion para la Educacion y Proteccion Ambiental (OpEPA)    
OpEPA is a non profit organization in Colombia specializing in environmental and wilderness education (In Spanish).
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The Institute for Tropical Marine Ecology    
A Marine Biology/Ecology field station which works in the areas of conservation and monitoring the coral reefs of Dominica (Lesser Antilles).
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EcoLogic Development Fund    
Provides a demonstration for using nonformal education and training for conservation and community development in Latin America. Useful site for student groups exploring international environmental issues, overseas volunteer opportunities for teachers and students and other useful links for Latin American environmental issues.
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Fundacion Antisana    
Teachers, students and researchers will find in the Fundación Antisana web page detailed information on environmental issues in the Napo river high basin (Condor Biorreserve) in Ecuador, South America. The page also features tourism information, cultural details on the communities living in this area and extracts from the managing plans designed by Fundación Antisana.
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Volunteer Latin America    
Volunteer Latin America is a small and independent organisation committed to helping protect Latin America’s flora and fauna, its biodiversity, and to offering the most cost effective way to become an environmental volunteer in Mexico, Central and South America.
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Planeta Vivo Foundation    
A non-profit organization located in Chile engaged in active naturalistic scientific research as a primary source for Educative Content focused in Environmental Education.
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Programa Ambiental: A Última Arca de Noé (The Last Noah's Ark)    
A Brazilian site about ecology, environment, biodiversity, environmental education, animals, birding etc. In Portuguese and English.
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