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You might not expect that sign greeting you when entering your office for a day's work - unless you are a wildlife vet! Rosie Bancroft, a 17 year old zoology student from the UK hoping to become a vet, found out the perils and joys of her dream profession while
Africa gets under your skin. Everybody in ACE knows that only too well - for most of us, that's why we love what we're doing! And it's wonderful to follow someone else through their journey from pl...
ACE volunteers Marc and Peggy Faucher keep us in the loop with their volunteering journey this April - They are amongst our first Mofemedi Rhino Recovery Initiative volunteers: "After our cultu...
"I'm sure impala can climb trees," I say to no one in particular. The polite smiles from the youngsters on the Land Rover say it all: "Poor old soul -it's all a bit too much for him." I think my c...
"I graduated as a vet in July 2011 from the Royal Veterinary College in London. Despite wanting to work with small animals, it was an initial fascination with wildlife (and dinosaurs) that initiall...
"I had always wanted to visit Africa for as long as I could remember so when the opportunity arose, I grabbed it. Visiting Africa as a volunteer instead of a tourist was much more rewarding than I ...
Are you thinking of joining the Tuli Conservation Project? Conrad Goossens spent a memorable month in the Tuli block of Botswana earlier this year and shares his tips and favourite moments: "If y...
My African Conservation Experience with Children in the Wilderness "The work done by the CITW is incredibly worthwhile. Working in Africa, the project aims to bridge the gap between rural communi...
"I have always cared passionately about conservation and the environment. I remember some years ago watching the ';Elephant Diaries' on TV and thinking that's for me! I had always wanted to go to S...
A volunteer's journey to a Wildlife Care Centre in South Africa "My name is Dionne Smith. I recently travelled to South Africa through African Conservation Experience. I would like to share my exp...
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