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VOLUNTEER – GVI Coral Reef Research – Mexico

“Bloody Hell! There’s a possum in my bed!” Definitely NOT what you’d expect to hear on a 12 week expedition with Global Vision International to Mexico’s unspoiled Sian Ka ‘an Biosphere for Coral Reef Research. Yet, the surprise experiences never seemed to stop coming! The goal of this volunteer expedition is on monitoring and protecting the surrounding MesoAmerican reef, by conducting surveys on fish and coral as well as turtle nests and gaining and overall understanding for this water-based environment. Not only did we come away with advanced diving certifications – Cheryl became a Rescue Diver and Dive Master – but we both [ ... ]