Sustainable Development and Wild Nature Conservation in NICARAGUA
Join us at GAIA for learning and service in 2017!
Support us in the rights of wild animals.
FUNDECI participates in the struggle for environmental justice at Big Cola.
Protecting the environment in a rapidly changing world is an especially difficult challenge in Nicaragua, a small country with great economic needs and very poor levels of infrastructure and human capital. The GAIA program supports sustainable economic development in Nicaragua through scientific research, conservation of wild natural resources, sustainable tourism, and environmental education. Apoyo Spanish School, a GAIA program training volunteers and professionals in the Spanish language and culture of Nicaragua, is the longest-running Nicaragua Spanish school. GAIA scientists have provided technical assistance to the recently published environmental and social impact assessment for the Nicaragua Canal.
The GAIA program at FUNDECI is active throughout Nicaragua. Our office is located at Estación Biológica in Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve, Nicaragua, where we operate the Biological Research Station and Hostel, conduct a number of research and conservation projects throughout Nicaragua, and provide Spanish language instruction to volunteers and professionals at Apoyo Spanish School. We also offer opportunities for volunteering in biology, natural resource management, education, and community organization areas. You are invited to visit us on the shore of Laguna de Apoyo. Contact us by email, or by telephone 011-505-8882-3992.
You can help us keep nature wild in Nicaragua, by volunteering your time with us or making a small donation to support our projects in wild nature conservation.
Be a volunteer with the GAIA Program at Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve in Nicaragua. Special discounts for Nicaragua Spanish School and volunteering for selected periods in 2016. Please contact us for more information.
Study Spanish in Managua with GAIA at Managua Spanish School.
Go birdwatching with GAIA in Managua or Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve.
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