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Ocean & Environment Conservation

Ocean & Environment Conservation

Do hands-on work to preserve the natural world and the communities who depend on its protection.

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Advocate for our Oceans and the Natural World

Are you passionate about marine life and preserving the environment?

  • Collect important biodiversity data to contribute to local research projects
  • Contribute to vital habitat restoration endeavors
  • Help to eliminate ocean contamination and its affect on local wildlife
  • Collaborate with experts on issues surrounding environmental protection
Lend a hand and build relationships with local organizations working to make change at the local and international level through environmental research and education.

Lend a hand and build relationships with local organizations working to make change at the local and international level through environmental research and education.

Get to know the local culture and traditions, and see first hand why the environment plays such a crucial role in the community.

Get to know the local culture and traditions, and see first hand why the environment plays such a crucial role in the community.

Explore local natural wonders, and experience the outdoors with breathtaking hikes and thrilling water activities!

Explore local natural wonders, and experience the outdoors with breathtaking hikes and thrilling water activities!

GLA Ocean & Environment Conservation Programs

Costa Rica: Protecting the Pacific™

Costa Rica: Protecting the Pacific™

Water is essential for the survival of all life, and there is no source of water with a greater impact than the ocean. Students on this program will see how gray water runoff pollutes the Pacific Ocean, and impacts the community of Bahia Ballena. Learn to be a guardian of the ocean as you work on projects such as building a water filtration system and contributing to coastal recycling initiatives.

Fiji: Marine Conservation Expedition™

Fiji: Marine Conservation Expedition™

Voyage to beautiful Fiji, where you’ll learn to protect its abundant ocean life and discover an ancient island culture.

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