Life in the Field

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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Student Post

Life on the Water: Inspirations on Human Resilience in Cambodia's Aquatic Ecosystems

by Yuxi Xia


Not knowing how to swim until the age of fourteen, I grew up with a fear of water. To my surprise, the field trips we have had to different aquatic ecosystems throughout Cambodia have been the most memorable, not because...
November 6, 2018
		
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    [title] => Top 5 Field Excursions in Panama
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    [title] => Interviewing Monks!
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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Student Post

What's the Food Like in Cambodia?

by Jesse Gross


Rice. Honestly, I should probably just stop my post right there. Rice is so integral to what it means to be Cambodian, that rather than greeting each other with the traditional hello, people often ask, “Tao neak nyam bai te?”...
September 27, 2018
		
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    [title] => Exploring Patagonia
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Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Faculty Post

In the Footsteps of the Divine Madman

by Jesse Lewis, M.S.


Descending the 10,170 foot (3,100 m) pass of Dochu-la the towering trunks of Himalayan Hemlocks and spruce rise out of the cool misty air. Ferns, orchids and wispy strands of moss hang from the trees as we tunnel through dense...
July 18, 2018
		
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    [title] => Of Sacred Landscapes
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Australia
Rainforest Studies
Staff Post

The Treaty of Waitangi and Ruapekapeka Pa

by Bridget Gilmore


Students with our Summer I program recently spent ten days in New Zealand. For three nights, we slept at a marae, a fenced in complex of buildings, with the Prime family. In this cross-cultural experience, students and staff lived with...
June 21, 2018
		
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    [title] => The Tanzanian Way
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    [title] => Research for a Sustainable Future
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Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
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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    [title] => Celebrating Losar, the Bhutanese New Year
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    [title] => History Runs Deep in Cambodia
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    [title] => An Unforgettable Homestay
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