Whale & Dolphin Conservation

Beräich(er): Ëmweltschutz
Programm: Service volontaire européen

Organisation d’accueil:

Asociatión Whale Fund

Asociatión Whale Fund


Adress / Land:
Vento, Santa Cruz de Tenerife,
Tenerife Spain

Dauer: Individuell ofklären
Ufank: Individuell ofklären
Schluss: à convenir
Typ vun der Missioun: Individuell

Beschreiwung vun der Missioun:

Asociatión Whale Fund is a Spanish charitable association, registered in the Canaries as a not for profit organisation since 2005. Its remit is to work towards the protection of cetaceans through education, research and conservation programmes. It works closely with the Atlantic Whale & Dolphin Foundation (AWdF) and with the island’s whale watching community and tourism infrastructure - hotels, tour operators, local authorities, media, animal and education establishments.

Aufgaben vum Volontaire:

Nature guiding on the whale watching boats, informing tourists on the cetacean species of


  • Raising awareness and taking action on the threats to marine mammals.
  • Research from land and sea: acoustics, photo identification, behaviour monitoring, plastic collection.
  • Atlantic Ocean Cetacean Network (AOCN) – research and networking.

Responsible whale watching consortium.

  • Agricultural development and markets.
  •  Making products out of banana tree.
  • Trading local crafts and produce through the Fair Earth Tenerife website.
  • Developing international grassroot projects connected to conservation, research, tree planting,trading crafts, and more.

Fair Earth Tenerife Website – promoting small local businesses based on Tenerife.

  • Exploring the authentic Tenerife (Daily Road Trips).
  • Selling local products at a local market.
  • Taking part in all the outdoor activities Tenerife has to offer from land and sea (paragliding,trekking, kayaking, surfing, diving, climbing, etc.)

Experimental farm

  • Making natural products – pottery, aloe vera soaps, coffee scrubs, jams, herbal teas,etc.
  • Selling our products at local markets
  •  Living off the land
  •  Outdoor activities
  • Alternative technology
  • Animal husbandry – chicken, rabbits and more
  • Conserving flora through collecting a seed bank of 600 endemic species

Creative writing

  • Graphics
  • Film and photography
  • Art & Nature Programme
  • Costume/fashion design
  •  Theatre
  • CV preparation

Gesichte Profil:

Motivated young people

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