Neotropical Primate Conservation

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Peru via kindly anonymous
Karla Ramirez
moonshadowdark [at] gmail [dot] com


NPC is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of monkeys and their habitat in the tropical rainforests of South and Central America.

Our aim is to promote the conservation of neotropical forests and protect biodiversity by working in several ways:

  • Conducting scientific investigations of plants, animals and ecosystems
  • Protection of wilderness areas for the future
  • Improvement of degraded habitat through reforestation
  • Rescue, rehabilitate and reintroduce primates to their natural habitats
  • Promote conservation education and public awareness
  • Commercialisation of sustainable products on behalf of local communities

To learn more about primates, rainforests, NPC, our work and how you can help conservation please explore this site.


Volunteers normally stay around 2 months.
Basic Spanish required; skills/experience related to forest conservation preferred.
In return for a donation of at least £900, NPC will cover the costs of your accommodation, food, your visits to the waterfall and to Kuelap, and your local travles for the 6-week-long expedition with the Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey Conservation project. Your donation provides much needed funds which allow NPC to run all aspects of its work as well as the wages of the local guides who will help you in you work and any specialised equipment you will need.

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