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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Student Post

Exploring My Identity in Cambodia

by Sophie Boardman


I was adopted from Cambodia when I was just under a year old and have lived in a small town in Maine for most of my life. Growing up I...
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Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Faculty Post

Among the Wildflowers

by Jesse Lewis, M.S.


Innumerable switchbacks guide our way steadily up towards the 14,000 foot Chele-la, one of the highest road passes in Bhutan linking the Paro and Haa Valleys. Having reached mid way...
October 9, 2018
		
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Tanzania
Wildlife Management Studies
Student Post

Tanzania: Stunning, Connected

by Ashlyn Heniff


Now that we’ve spent over a month in Tanzania, this is the first time many of us have traveled somewhere and truly felt like more than just tourists. Everything we...
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Australia
Rainforest Studies
Student Post

A Design Student in the Rainforest

by Izabela Clarke


A Design Student in the Rainforest: Gaining a Broader Understanding of Material Development and Research   During the summer program at the SFS Center for Rainforest Studies in Australia, students...
October 9, 2018
		
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Panama
Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
Faculty Post

Tourism and Indigenous Communities in Panama

by Leon Mach, Ph.D.


Can an entire Indigenous community benefit from tourism visitation? The UN estimates that Tourism is now one of the world’s largest industries and employs one out of every ten workers...
September 27, 2018
		
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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...
September 27, 2018
		
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Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Faculty Post

Drinking Wine with Mermaids

by Franziska Elmer, Ph.D.


In the first weeks of the program, SFS students are busy getting accustomed to their new home: to field station life, the local culture, the local climate and also the...
September 26, 2018
		
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