Start the new year with an adventure of a lifetime! We’re giving you the opportunity for you AND a friend to volunteer in the stunning Sri Lanka for 2 weeks – worth over £1,000! You can help out within our sea turtle sanctuary / hatchery where you will get to release babies into the sea, care for the resident turtles and so much more! You can read more about our sea turtle conservation programme here. Wildlife not your thing? Or fancy a full days volunteering? Then you can also volunteer at our pre-school where you will spend your days working

Hear all about life on our penguin conservation programme in Cape Town, South Africa from Stephanie, who is volunteering there for 16 weeks. Nothing quite beats arriving into a country you have never been to before, especially if its a place as beautiful as Cape Town. Travelling to South Africa was  simple and stress free thanks to Chris and the others at The Mighty Roar, who pretty much organised everything for me. Megan and Michelle (the local team) have been incredibly helpful and have answered all the never ending questions I have thrown at them, including how to get around

We have some great news from over at the Elephant Conservation programme in Sri Lanka – a baby elephant has been born! There’s plenty of wonderful news coming from the Wasgamuwa National Park, as this is the second elephant to be born there in just over a month. Baby Lorna is now around five days old and looking not only adorable but also very healthy. Her mum Kumuduni now has two baby elephants to look after, which with three months of the dry season left (until the North East monsoons commence) will be a very difficult period. The dry season