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Ecology Project International (EPI) empowers the world's youth to take an active role in conservation while increasing ecological literacy.

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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Staying Involved EPI Alumni

Our alumni network is 20,000 strong and growing.

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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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Announcing the John Denham Award

Nominate yourself or someone else for EPI's John Denham Award: Celebrating scientists, philanthropists, and NGO leaders making a lasting impact on critical conservation efforts by engaging local communities. Learn More

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