Earthwatch Institute: Research, Conservation, Education, Volunteer
Earthwatch Institute engages people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.

Darwin Initiative Promoting biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of resources
The Darwin Initiative is a small grants programme that aims to promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of resources around the world. The Initiative is funded and administered by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, (Defra)

University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is a prominent member of the academic community with an established reputation for teaching and research. Almost all the scientific equipment of the project, which is kept in Kenya has been donated by the University.

Vodafone Foundation Working together for a better world
The Vodafone Group Foundation is driven by a Passion for the World Around Us. The Foundation makes social investments that help the people of the world to have fuller lives by:
• Sharing the benefits of developments in mobile communications technologyas widely as possible;
• Protecting the natural environment
• Supporting the local communities in which Vodafone's customers, employees,investors and suppliers live

Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Saving wetlands for wildlife and people
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust is the largest international wetland conservation charity in the UK.
Founded in 1946 by the artist and naturalist Sir Peter Scott (1909 - 1989), WWThas 9 visitor centres around the UK, where people can get closer to wetland birdsand enjoy spectacular wetland landscapes

The Brock Initiative
" We've been celebrating nature by bringing its wonders to the TV screen all over the world. Now that world is changing, faster and faster, and nature needs help. Films can do that, at a local level, be it with decision makers in the government or in the village." Richard Brock

Homepage of Lanette Woo
Experiences of an Earthwatch volunteer on the "Lakes of the Rift Valley project"

Eldar Mamedov's volunteer experience

RAE Trust - The Rehabilitation of Arid Environments Trust
The RAE Trust works with local communities to transform degraded drylands into sustainable rangelands.  For two decades, RAE and the agro-pastoralists of the Rift Valley, have developed appropriate land reclamation techniques and viable community-based strategies for the long-term management of drylands