Volunteer to protect coral reefs in Raja Ampat, Indonesia.

Barefoot Conservation

Who: Barefoot Conservation

WhereArborek Island, Raja Ampat, East Indonesia / West Papua

Focus: Coral reef surveying and scuba diving:

  • Learn coral reef ecology, and how to identify fish, corals, invertebrates and plant life species
  • Gather survey data, as part of a dive research team, on the health of the reefs in order to help in the establishment and ongoing monitoring of MPAs (Marine Protected Areas).
  • Teach English to school children and other community members.
  • Take part in river and beach cleans.

When: All-year round | Rainy season: May – September

Duration: 2-12 weeks (min. 3 weeks if dive trainee) | Recommended 4-6 weeks to get the most out of survey diving and community work.

Suitability: Over 18s

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