All our experiences have been visited by a member of the AEI team. We have made sure they are safe, ethical and will provide you with the best possible experience- while you provide them with the best possible help.

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Wildlife Rehabilitation in Guatemala

Help sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in central Guatemala.

This Wildlife Rescue Centre was originally created for a very specific and urgent purpose: to build a rescue center to care for and rehabilitate wild animals that were being confiscated on the black market by the Guatemalan government. Over the years it has grown into one of the largest and most complex rescue centres in the world. Each year it admits over 500 animals representing more than 40 species of wildlife.


Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica

Help conserve sea turtles on the pacific coast.

Nearly all species of sea turtles are endangered – their numbers dropping due to poaching and over-exploitation, climate change and pollution, habitat destruction, accidental capture in fishing gear and trauma from boats. Our partner organization in Costa Rica helps sea turtles through conservation, research, sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation.


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Bat Conservation in Cuba

Assist with the study of bats in Cuba. 

When people think of the Caribbean, vacation getaway comes to mind. Cuba is a popular tourist destination, with its warm climate and beautiful sandy beaches. Tourism has been very important for the economics of Cuba, but has also resulted in habitat destruction, and hotel development. Many animals are affected by this loss of habitat, including several species of bats.


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Sea Turtle Nesting Conservation in Costa Rica

Help conserve sea turtles in Costa Rica by protecting nesting sites. 

The beaches along the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica are the nesting site for many leatherback, hawksbill and green sea turtles that lay their eggs here.  As the female turtles come in to nest, they are exposed to many threats. One of the biggest threats is the illegal poaching of the eggs that they lay.


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Wildlife Rehabilitation Medicine Course in Guatemala

Learn about Wildlife Medicine at a Wildlife Rescue Centre in Guatemala.

The rescue centre is situated on 45 hectares of land on a lake in northern Guatemala and includes a quarantine area, a veterinary hospital, and rehabilitation facilities with a large flight cages and enclosures scattered throughout the jungle. Nearly all of the animals at the centre have been seized from smugglers and are often very young, needing constant care and attention. The short course in Wildlife Rehabilitation Medicine will teach you about Guatemalan wildlife and how to manage, treat and care for them while in captivity. This will give you the foundations needed to work with these species in a professional capacity. As a veterinary professional you will be in a position to make a difference to wildlife rescue programs around the world.