the Galapagos Islands and Ecuadorian Rainforest
Study Abroad Opportunity:
Environmental Studies and Stewardship in the Galapagos Archipelago and Ecuadorian Cloud Forest
June 24 – July 7, Summer 2020
Experience the wonder of the natural world in some of the most unique environments on Earth!
Students will travel to mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos Archipelago to experience regions designated by UNESCO as both a World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve, which are renowned for their unique landscapes and endemic species. A major issue to be investigated will be how to sustain these unique environments in the face of human pressures. Our stay will include a service learning project on the Galapagos dealing with sustainability, biodiversity, and the preservation of this fragile environment.
Activities will include:
Traveling in the Galapagos Islands and Ecuadorian Cloud Forests
Discovering Tortuga Bay and viewing marine iguanas
Visiting magnificent frigate bird and blue-footed boobie nests
Exploring the Charles Darwin Giant Tortoise Breeding Center
Snorkeling with sea lions, sea turtles and rays in the Islets of Las Tintoreras and Kicker
Kayaking in Academy Bay and swimming in Las Grietas, a network of flooded volcanic cracks
Envrionmental Studies and Stewardship in the Galapagos Archipelago and Equadorian Cloud Forest
Undergraduate: CH370 (1-3), CH401 (1-3), CH409 (1-6), GS420 (1-5),
Graduate: CH670 (1-3), GS606 (1-6), ED 607 (1-6)
What should you do next?
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For More Information Contact: Patricia Flatt at firstname.lastname@example.org / (503)838-8644 or Arlene Courtney at email@example.com / (503)838-8207