Social Action and Integrative Learning
School of Integrative Studies | College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Conservation and Sustainability of the Amazon

Amazon boat students
Traveling from Iquitos to the Ecolodge.
INTS 498 & 505 -- 4 credits
BIOl  440 & 507 -- 3 credits
Program cost $3,225.00
(includes most meals, does not include airfare)
 
Winter dates January 9 - 16, 2018
 
During this exciting 8-day field studies course to the Amazon rainforest, you will investigate the region’s exceptional biological diversity by tracking primates and other rainforest species. Using cutting edge conservation biology research methods and traversing the world’s longest rainforest canopy walkway will allow you to learn about biodiversity that is inaccessible or elusive. You will also explore the unique traditional culture of the indigenous Maijuna people and their innovative conservation and sustainability initiatives. 
 
For information regarding the class please contact Dr. Gilmore at mgilmor1@gmu.edu
 
For information on registration and payment please contact Greg Justice at gjustice@gmu.edu
 
Closing date for registration October 6, 2018
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