June 4, 2020

This is Op-Ed published on the Scientific American website on March 24th, 2020

Credit: Lester Lefkowitz Getty Images

It’s easy for those of us in the Western world to shake our heads at the live wildlife markets in China that appear to be the...

May 23, 2020

Kolkata, along with every other part of the world, has been dealing with the effects of the coronavirus. Lockdowns, quarantines, social distancing and travel bans have become the norm in just a few months, completely changing how we live, work and in...

January 23, 2020

One of the biggest misconceptions around street animals in India is that most local people don't like them and either ignore them or go out of their way to cause them harm. While there is definitely a segment of the population in India that does trea...

April 28, 2019

Whether its Volunteer work or a Cultural Immersion trip abroad, we feel confident in saying that it can change your life. It puts you in new countries and right at the heart of local communities, giving you a chance to immerse yourself in their cultu...

February 18, 2019

Elephants. Where do we begin?

As with many animals, Elephants are currently facing the biggest threat to their existence ever and unless something is done very soon, these majestic, intelligent and gentle creatures will go extinct. The threats facing...

October 8, 2018

Well its the end of the trip for our volunteer Steve, and its with a sadness we say goodbye to him and the rest of the team:-

My final memory of Kolkota - arriving at the airport and having to wake the check in guy up who was fast asleep behind the co...

October 7, 2018

Its almost the end of the trip for our volunteer, and its 'Back to Basics' for Steve, read more:- 

It had to happen! This morning I woke up to a very poorly stomach. I don’t want to go into to much detail but my room had to be fumigated! It could be w...

October 6, 2018

Our volunteer Steve went 'Rougue' on us today (LOL) and APA do not endorse some of his actions - Its a fun read though ;)

'I’m still alive! The evil looking black flying thing on my wall has been eyeballing me for the last two hours!! 

This morning I a...

October 5, 2018

Its a week into the trip for our volunteer, and an excursion outside Kolkata for Steve - Read more ;)

'We took the train 100 miles to Shantiniketan - a small town off the beaten track where people travel to seek inner peace and have a rest from t...

October 4, 2018

Its Day 6 of our volunteer blog by our volunteer, Steve. And today its about the harsh reality of Rabies around the world, but ending with some exciting news over Dinner.... our first volunteer trip engagement ;)

The dog we picked up yesterday on the...

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