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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
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
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...
August 27, 2019
		
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Beverly Massachusetts
SFS World Headquarters
Staff Post

SFS Receives Cummings Foundation Grant

by Marta Brill, M.A.


The School for Field Studies Awarded $200,000 Beverly nonprofit receives Cummings Foundation grant   Katlyn Armstrong, SFS Vice President of New Programs and Strategic Initiatives at SFS, and Marta Brill,...
May 3, 2019
Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Staff Post

Bhutan: A Look Back

by Marta Brill, M.A.


This summer will mark a momentous occasion -- ten years of consecutive programming for The School for Field Studies in the Kingdom of Bhutan. From its inception through the spring...
April 15, 2019
		
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Australia
Rainforest Studies
Staff Post

2018 Photo Contest Winners!

by Kris Pieper


SFS recently announced the winners of the 2018 photo contest, which ran from Fall 2017 to Summer 2018. This year's contest saw more than 650 entries from 78 students -...
January 16, 2019
		
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Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Staff Post

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

by James Cramer, Ph.D.


Anthony Bourdain was a much-needed ambassador for fostering understanding of and appreciation for people and cultures around the world. Thus we at SFS join the worldwide chorus of those saddened...
June 26, 2018
		
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Australia
Rainforest Studies
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...
April 20, 2018
		
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