Life in the Field

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    [title] => Measuring Rainforest Restoration
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    [title] => A Student of the Environment
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    [title] => An Unexpected Lunch
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    [title] => Life at SFS TCI
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    [title] => Habari yako!
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    [title] => Untold Stories of Patagonia
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    [title] => How was your week?
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    [title] => Exploring the Daintree
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    [title] => Why I Chose SFS Panama
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    [title] => A Land of Magic
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    [title] => Nothing is Waterproof
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    [title] => Habari Gani!
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    [title] => Site Visit to Bhutan
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Chile
Climate Studies
Faculty Post

Welcome to Patagonia

by Greg Zielinski, Ph.D.


This is the very first post from the new SFS Center for Climate Studies in Puerto Natales, Chile, right on the doorstep of Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia. We have been busy getting the Center ready for students...
September 18, 2019
		
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Peru
Amazon Studies
Faculty Post

Burning in the Amazon: Different Fires, Different Outcomes

by Laura Morales, Ph.D.


We checked in with Dr. Laura Morales, our lead faculty member at the SFS Center for Amazon Studies (based in the Iquitos region of Northwestern Peru) about the recent fires blazing in the Amazon. Dr. Morales and other faculty members...
August 27, 2019
Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Staff Post

10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Cambodia

by Lora Doughty


Cambodia: Vibrant and Beautiful   The dense, green jungle bursts with a chorus of birdsong, and soft steps and snapping branches herald the arrival of an Asian elephant, while a deep breath fills your lungs with fresh, moist forest air....
August 20, 2019
Peru
Amazon Studies
Staff Post

10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Peru

by Lora Doughty


Peru: Amazing Amazon   Imagine peering out across the horizon – and all that meets the eye is dense green foliage. You take a deep breath, and the sweet, warm air of the surrounding forest envelops you as the sounds...
August 20, 2019
Kenya
Wildlife and Water Studies
Staff Post

10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Kenya

by Lora Doughty


Kenya: A Wild Adventure!   Africa. Few places in the world evoke such pure excitement, with the prospect of seeing large mammals roaming free in their natural habitats - elephants lumbering through the bush, lions dozing in the sun, and...
August 20, 2019
Panama
Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
Faculty Post

SFS Panama in TCI!

by Carolyn Kovacs, M.S.


Hola! This is a guest post, as I am normally the lecturer in Tropical Coastal Ecology for the SFS Center for Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies in Bocas del Toro, Panama. I was given the opportunity to visit the TCI campus...
July 30, 2019
Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Student Post

In Search of Understanding

by Helen Dugmore


At 7,000 feet above sea level, the sun is intense. So intense that I can feel it slice through me with the perfect aim of a Bhutanese master archer, neatly cutting my body into nothing more than a cloud of...
July 30, 2019
Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Student Post

Being a First-Generation Latino Student in the Turks and Caicos

by Luis Abreu-Socorro


When you look at study abroad programs, do you look to stay culturally educated? Do your parents help you to apply and transition, or do you depend on yourself? My name is Luis Abreu-Socorro, I am a rising sophomore at...
July 30, 2019
Costa Rica
Sustainable Development Studies
Faculty Post

Cacao's Role in Regenerative Tourism

by Mary Little, LL.M.


Our day began by hiking to the cacao plantation through hot cattle pastures scarred by erosion. The students’ relief was palpable at being embraced by the shady agroforestry system, home to poison-dart frogs, toucans, and a wild variety of insects....
July 30, 2019
		
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Tanzania
Wildlife Management Studies
Marlowe Starling
Student Post

Saving the World Takes All of Us

by Marlowe Starling


To you, a future SFS student, Hujambo from Tanzania! Here in East Africa, we are studying baboon behavior, recording data on elephants in Tarangire National Park, and placing orders for custom-made clothing made of local kitenge at the tailor in...
June 30, 2019
		
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Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Shaianna (Anna) Trump
Student Post

Change Is on the Horizon

by Shaianna Trump


We are on the horizon of a generational change. Nearly everyone in college is a part of what is known as ‘Generation Z’. I like to call us the environmentally friendly generation. From vegans to climate activists, we have it...
June 30, 2019
Tanzania
Wildlife Management Studies
Student Post

A Dream Come True

by Jenni Foshey


Today was the absolute best day of my life. Since I was young, I dreamed about going to Africa to see animals on safari. This dream of mine came true today and I still cannot believe it. I started the...
June 30, 2019
Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Faculty Post

Diving into Research

by Franziska Elmer, Ph.D.


Research is at full swing at the Center for Marine Resource Studies in South Caicos. While most of our students are making their first experiences with research, our faculty is making a lot of progress on all fronts of research....
June 29, 2019
		
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