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I protect endangered species.

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Do you know an individual student looking for the adventure of a lifetime? We're holding space on courses in Costa Rica, Yellowstone, and Belize.

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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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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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Galapgos Youth Perform Bird Mortality Study

EPI Galapagos alumni work to continue a Charles Darwin Foundation study on bird mortality along Santa Cruz Island's main roads. Learn More

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