Posts Categorized: Culture

Plight of the puma named Roy

A minimum of a month-long term is required for people working with the park’s cats. The rationale behind this is to help maintain a structured routine for the animals, as a high turnover of volunteers can be stressful. 

Taking a puma for a promenade

In 2012, UVic Biology/Geography student Travis Muir went to Bolivia for five weeks to volunteer at an ecological reserve and rehabilitation centre that houses jaguars, pumas, ocelots and a variety of birds and monkeys.

Online crowd-funding no easy task

These days, there’s a lot of hype around online crowd-funding websites such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter, where creative types can solicit donations for various projects from people all over the world.