Life in the Field

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Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Claire Zwiers
Student Post

An Open Letter to South Caicos

by Claire Zwiers


I didn't expect it to end this way, but I wouldn't trade this experience for anything. I was sent home early from the SFS Center for Marine Resource Studies (CMRS)...
April 15, 2020
		
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Australia
Rainforest Studies
Student Post

Orpheus Island

by Kailen Comeau


Our trip to the James Cook Research Center at Orpheus Island was one of my favorite parts of my time with SFS. After a morning of snorkeling a small group...
April 7, 2020
		
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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Faculty Post

Compassion and Courage in the Time of this Novel Coronavirus

by Lisa Arensen, Ph.D.


Whenever possible, I choose to write about wilderness and wildness, and efforts to protect and sustainably use our planet’s natural resources. And I could mention many moving incidents of watching...
March 17, 2020
Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Student Post

COVID-19: A Student's Perspective

by Ani Williams


I am currently sitting on the SFS center terrace watching the sun come up over the surrounding Himalayan peaks while I sip my coffee. Dogs are barking in the distance,...
March 16, 2020
Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Student Post

Conservation at Its Finest

by Maicen Stuart


A common and unfortunate aspect of travel is exhaustion. Whenever abroad, there tends to be a perpetual state of it. So, when told to get up at 4 a.m., one...
March 15, 2020
Chile
Climate Studies
Staff Post

Back to Where I've Never Been

by Jack Henry Buck


Patagonia is vast. It may not look so large on a map, but seeing it stretch before you, experiencing it firsthand, this land is enormous. And it is overflowing with...
March 12, 2020
Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Staff Post

Student Research Spotlight: Cambodia

by Mark Seifert, Ph.D.


As part of our Student Research Spotlight, we are shining the light on two students who went to Cambodia to study the impacts of climate change on a village on...
March 12, 2020
Peru
Amazon Studies
Student Post

SFS Peru: More than I Could Have Imagined

by Raphaella Miscia


I’m sitting across from my friend and current student, Emily during lunch while on our excursion to the Tamshiyacu-Teahuayo National Preserve. She’s telling us about her group’s most recent outing...
March 12, 2020
		
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Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Student Post

A Week in the Life of a TCI Student

by Jenny Waters


Monday: My week starts off at 6:20 AM when some friends and I do a light morning stretch session to get ready for the busy day (and week) ahead! Stretching...
March 10, 2020
Tanzania
Wildlife Management Studies
Student Post

Dear Prospective Student...

by Dina Murphy


Dear prospective student, I was once in your spot not too long ago, making a decision that would change my life. I had never been out of the country for...
March 10, 2020
		
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Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Student Post

Savoring the Moment in Bhutan

by Ani Williams


Our breath puffed out mist in front of us as we ran toward the jagged Himalayan peaks jutting into the sky. They were so big it looked like we could...
March 10, 2020
		
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Panama
Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
Student Post

A Week in the Life of a Panama Student

by Nina Hulet


Monday: Waking up bright and early, a few of my friends and I started our week off on a bright note by doing sunrise yoga on the center’s dock. After...
March 10, 2020
		
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Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Student Post

Valley of Transformation

by Lucy Bock


Every place I have traveled to has had its unique cultural treasure chest to share with those who are lucky enough to visit. Bhutan’s is filled with intricately decorated architecture...
February 19, 2020
Peru
Amazon Studies
Faculty Post

Amazon River Expedition and Indigenous Knowledge

by Laura Morales, Ph.D.


Recently, we traveled with our students on an extended excursion to the Sucusari River. This excursion marks our fifth semester visiting this area to explore medicinal plants, see mature forests...
February 19, 2020
		
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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...
January 31, 2020
		
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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...
January 31, 2020
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...
January 25, 2020
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