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What is eco-volunteering?

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ecovolontariat in comicsBiodiversity belongs to all of us, yet it is decreasing rapidly, despite individual and collective awareness. Of all the threats to biodiversity, tourism occupies an important place (see article "Tourism and BiodiversityWe do not think that we should stop traveling, one of the solutions is to develop and promote an ecological and responsible way of travel, respectful of biodiversity and offering an alternative to mass tourism. It is in this context that ecovolunteerism fits.

Generally, eco-volunteering is characterized by support for local organizations of nature conservation, lack of resources, and therefore require no more than to receive some additional staff, as well as financial assistance. During their mission, ecovolunteers lend a hand to nature professionals in their daily work for the preservation of biodiversity.

1 - What is eco-volunteering?

"Ecovolunteering is a solidarity and participative action that consists of helping, in his free time, a project related to the preservation and enhancement of animal, plant, environmental and cultural diversity. The ecovolunteer is a committed citizen and volunteer and can not, as such, receive financial compensation for its action. "(1)

(1) This definition is the fruit of a year-long debate, with nearly 400 participants, all concerned by this activity: ecovolunteers, eco-volunteering structures, tourism professionals, committed citizens, travelers, students, representatives of environmental associations etc ... The debate took into account the opinion of all, without restriction, and the results are the reflection of the collective thought. Learn more about the history of this definition

2 - ECOVOLUNITY IS A PARTICIPATIVE AND SOLIDARITY TRAVEL MODE.

You concretely help a biodiversity conservation project by joining a team of professionals and participating in their daily work: animal monitoring, behavioral studies, care, environmental education ...

You make a Donation Biodiversity useful for the project which will thus be able to remunerate his staff, buy useful material, and continue the mission on the long term.

3 - ECOVOLONTAIRE IS SYNONYMED FOR MORE VALUE FOR THE PROJECT.

The implementation of nature protection programs requires human and financial resources. Thanks to their action on the ground and their financial support, the ecovolunteers guarantee the continuation of programs of conservation of the fauna and the wild flora.

THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE LOVERS OF NATURE TO PLAY AN ACTIVE AND CONCRETE ROLE IN THIS AREA!

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