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Peru
Amazon Studies
Mark Bowler
Faculty Post

VIDEO: Tracking Andean Bears in Peru

by Mark Bowler, Ph.D.


Earlier this semester, SFS Peru journeyed to Wayqecha Biological Station, on the edge of Manu National Park, to learn about bear conservation. SFS' Dr. Mark Bowler put together a video of the trip - check it out below! Dr. Bowler...
May 7, 2018
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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Angela Hessenius
Staff Post

Lessons from the Tonle Sap

by Angela Hessenius


Lessons from the Tonle Sap Lake: Hope in Times of Transition Five students, one intern, one professor, and two translators get in two fiberglass boats on a shallow, muddy stream. It’s not long until our boats get stuck, so we...
April 25, 2018
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Panama
Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
Carolyn Kovacs
Faculty Post

Directed Research in Panama

by Carolyn Kovacs, M.S.


The last four weeks of program at SFS are composed of Directed Research (DR). During this time students work with one of the Center's four professors on a research project specific to that field of study. We have some students...
April 20, 2018
ALUMNI PROFILE

Anna Menke

SFS Costa Rica, Summer '14

SFS definitely affirmed my passion for environmental sustainability and inspired me to pursue a career in the environmental world.

I chose the SFS Costa Rica program because it was a perfect marriage of my interests in international development, environmental sustainability, and Latin American culture. I gained tangible field research skills that helped me build my resume for the internship I would apply to the following summer.

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Australia
Rainforest Studies
Anne McGarvey
Staff Post

Changes Come to the Centre for Rainforest Studies

by Anne McGarvey


For 30 years, students have come through the doors of the SFS Centre for Rainforest Studies to learn their bit about the Australian rainforest. However, students from the early years of SFS Australia may not recognize the Warrawee field station...
April 20, 2018
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Bhutan
Himalayan Studies
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Faculty Post

Pilgrimage

by Jesse Lewis, M.S.


The merry jingle of bells fills the air as a group of shaggy ponies heaves into view around the trail bend. An old man follows nudging them along with a stick, mumbling mantras to himself under towering spruce trees draped...
March 30, 2018
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