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Costa Rica Andrew_Meyer - Monteverde continental divide edit
Costa Rica
Sustainable Development Studies
Andrew_Meyer Costa Rica
Staff Post

Cloudy, with a Chance of Inspiration

by Andrew Meyer


We sit just beyond the entrance of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, nestled into the west side of the Tilarán mountain range. Edgardo Arévalo, resident professor of tropical ecology and remarkable ornithologist, is beginning a lecture on cloud forest ecology...
March 27, 2018
Peru Brielle_Seitelman - Andean Bear FEX (3)
Peru
Amazon Studies
Emily - Peru Spring 18
Student Post

Cloud Forest Exploration

by Emily Hagerott


We’ve spent the past week of class road tripping through the Andes Mountains near Cusco, stopping periodically for lectures or to visit museums. I’ve particularly enjoyed all of our field excursions this week, but my favorite site was undoubtedly Wayqecha...
March 14, 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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Bhutan Brianna_Bjordahl (2) edit
Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Bjordahl - Bhutan Spring 18
Student Post

On the Road Again

by Brianna Bjordahl


It’s been a little over a month since my peers and I left the U.S. to travel to Bhutan, and with interesting classes, the occasional bonfire, and almost daily ping pong tournaments, all of us have adjusted pretty well to...
March 12, 2018
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