Marine conservation and development

Project name:

Song saa Foundation

Project purpose:

Marine conservation and development

Project activities:

  • community awareness

  • data collection/analysis

  • habitat restoration/analysis

  • scuba diving

  • teaching

Weekly cost (approx USD):

$

437

Marine

Cambodia

South-East Asia

Direct benefits you gain:

  • field research skills

  • remote scenic location

Noteworthy conservation points:

  • development goals (supporting local community)​

Accommodation:

priavate room

When does the project run?

Facilities:

wifi, food included, accommodation included, first aid training, hot showers, access to the gym

How long can I stay?

Requirements:

Details of the day-to-day life on the project:

The Ocean Stewardship Program (OSP) focuses on assisting coastal communities in the Koh Rong Archipelago in southwest Cambodia and is the country’s largest island-based marine conservation initiative. 

What will you do

  • Gain personal hands-on experience in marine conservation initiatives 

  • Work alongside experienced conservation professionals with previous successes in: 

   - Establishing Cambodia's first Marine Protected Area 

   - Setting up an artificial reef programme 

   - Delivering youth environmental education

   - Creating the Archipelago’s first Solid Waste Management system 

  • Live and work in a traditional Cambodian fishing village 

  • Ideal for those studying marine biology and environmental conservation, or those with a passion for the marine world and ecological conservation

  • All program activities, including: Scuba diving, PADI scuba diving course fees and Learning manuals 

  • In-country support from experienced program staff 

  • An engaging career development workshop 

  • First aid training 

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