Ecosystem Services Reserch TEAM
marginal values. provisioning. regulating. carbon storage. benefits. costs.
Gathering the knowledge required by policy-makers to incorporate ecosystem values into land-use decision making in the Peruvian Amazon
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Volunteer and Intern Participation Fees
1 week - US$ 700
2 weeks - US$ 1200
3 weeks - US$ 1650
1 month - US$ 2200
2 months - US$ 3900
3 months - US$ 5000
4 months - US$ 6000
Full board (veg options available) and lodging (shared rooms), scheduled transfers, training and supervision, research permits, research activities, local Sunday expeditions.
Flights, non-scheduled transfers, clothes washing, rubber boots, rain poncho, personal medical issues.
Any time of year. We recommend successful applicants arrive in the city of Puerto Maldonado (PEM) on either a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday if at all possible. The city is served by daily flights from Lima (LIM) and Cusco (CUZ) via the airlines Latam and Avianca.
Non-profit Fee Breakdown
Books and Field Guides
By: P. Kareiva et al.
By: J. Bouma, P.V. Beukering
Why birds matter
By: C.H. Sekercioglu et al.