Languages: Khmer


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Center for Conservation and Development Studies


Learn about the complexity of Cambodia’s struggle to balance biodiversity conservation and development; explore a variety of regional development and conservation challenges and community-based solutions during travel across rural and urban Cambodia.

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Climate Change, Ethics, and Conservation


Spend the semester exploring Cambodia’s diverse ecosystems – from the great Tonle Sap Lake to the Gulf of Thailand. You’ll visit the ancient Angkor temples, study threats to biodiversity, learn about environmental justice and policy, and discuss traditional medicines with Indigenous communities. Embark on a country-wide expedition, spending time in an elephant sanctuary in Mondulkiri, the mountain and coastal ecosystems of Kampot, and conservation sites along the Mekong River. Learn More

Availability
Spring 2021

Jan 25 - May 7

Closed

Fall 2021

Aug 30 - Dec 10

Open

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Freshwater Ecology and Conservation


On this summer study abroad program, Cambodia’s freshwater ecosystems become your classroom, from Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake to the mighty Mekong River. Travel across Cambodia, visiting ecological sites, floating villages, ancient temples, and the vibrant capital, Phnom Penh. Learn about endangered species conservation, fisheries, water governance, food security, and hydropower development. Learn More

Availability
Summer 2021

Jul 5 - Aug 4

Open