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Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Student Post

Love Resides in the Bhutanese Flowers

by Kaya Pulz


Ten years ago, I am swimming through a sea of entrepreneurs and aspiring reality TV guest stars. I’m looking up, seeing not one familiar face, and realising that they can’t...
March 12, 2019
		
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Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Faculty Post

The Plastic Problem

by Ewa Krzyszczyk, Ph.D.


This week, the students are in study mode for their midterms, but we have had a few exciting visitors on our dives – dolphins! That included a young calf and...
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Peru
Amazon Studies
Katelyn Hammel
Student Post

Culture-Conscious Conservation in the Amazon

by Katelyn Hammel


As I tilt my head back and gaze up at the Milky Way stretching over the Yarapa River, I think about everything that I’ve seen today. The morning began with...
March 12, 2019
		
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Panama
Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
Faculty Post

Supporting Local Tourism

by Leon Mach, Ph.D.


It is rare for academics to get a chance to put their ideas into practice. One of the best parts about working with SFS is getting the opportunity to moderate...
February 26, 2019
		
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Kenya
Wildlife and Water Studies
Faculty Post

Amboseli: Where Water and Wildlife Meet

by John Kioko Masila, Ph.D.


We have just completed a 5-day trip to Amboseli National Park. Amboseli (pronounced Empusel) means "salty dust” according to Maasai people. The “dust devils” from the dry loose volcanic soils...
February 26, 2019
		
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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Staff Post

Wildlife Rescue in Cambodia

by Rattanak Sovan Dyna


The gibbon 'Jumper' looks at us and then keeps travelling through the forest, relying on her long arms to jump from one tree to another. Only her missing leg reminds...
February 26, 2019
		
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Peru
Amazon Studies
Faculty Post

"Science Jamming" about Collpas on the Sucusari

by Laura Morales, Ph.D.


Why do we and other animals eat earth? More specifically, why do animals in the Western Amazon eat earth from certain places and how does this behavior affect them and...
February 26, 2019
		
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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Jacob Handel
Student Post

Temples and Tourism

by Jacob Handel


Entering the walls of Angkor Thom is full immersion into Cambodia’s infinite beauty and some unfortunate circumstances. The nature within the complex alone is reason to visit. These temples act...
February 26, 2019
		
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Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Lina Beron Echavarria
Student Post

First Impressions of TCI

by Lina Berón Echavarría


As the Spring 2019 SFS students begin to settle into their new homes around the world, we asked them to share their impressions of the experience so far. Lina Berón...
February 11, 2019
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