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Gear for Good.


Five countries. One vision.

About EPI

I protect endangered species.

Our Impact

Let nature do the teaching.

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At Ecology Project International (EPI), our mission is to inspire and empower the world’s youth through immersive experiences with nature and science. We envision environmentally literate communities creating a vibrant, sustainable future.

Traveling with EPI

Dive into an EPI course with us - you'll find a world that needs your involvement.

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Engaging Local Communities

The majority of EPI students live adjacent to our project sites.

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Teacher Professional Development

Bringing conservation leadership back to the classroom

Professional Development
Thousands of students. Five countries. One vision.


Started by a teacher and a scientist with Costa Rican students in 2000, EPI has grown into an award-winning educational powerhouse empowering the next generation to understand and protect some of our planet's most unique ecosystems.

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Galapagos Teens & Climate Change

EPI Galapagos students are the focus of a new PRI story on climate change around the world. Learn More

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Your donation goes further than just one course—it becomes a life-changing educational experience for underserved youth in Latin America and the U.S.. Learn More