Operation Wallacea is a network of academics from European and North American universities, who design and implement biodiversity and conservation management research expeditions. Research is supported by students who join the programme, to strengthen their CV or resume or collect data for a dissertation or thesis. Academics benefit from funding for high quality fieldwork enabling them to publish papers in peer reviewed journals. This model enables the collection of large temporal and spatial datasets used for assessing the effectiveness of conservation management interventions.
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All of the ventures provided by Operation Wallacea meet the requirements of BS8848 (Specification for the provision of visits, fieldwork, expeditions and adventurous activities outside the UK). Self declared. Copies of the compliance documents for each expedition are published on this web site. Operation Wallacea Limited in the UK is a member of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisation Trust (ABTOT) – member number 5146, and has an ATOL license – number 10607. For information click here.