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Marine Biology in Panama

Please note: This program will be offered again in summer 2019. The Tropical Marine Biology in Panama program is an intensive, short, late-summer course that focus on the biology of tropical coastal habitats (coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass meadows) and relevant human environmental issues on both local and global scales. The course is offered at the Bocas Research Station (BRS), a facility operated by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). BRS is located on Isla Colon, a part of an archipelago located along the Caribbean coast of Panama. This program is ideal for students...

SIT: Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation in Panama City

Note: This program will not be available after Spring 2017 The Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation program will provide you with a rare opportunity to study tropical ecology up close in one of the world’s most diverse wildlife and plant environments. You will interact with research and conservation experts, local organizations, and indigenous groups to gain an in-depth understanding of how issues related to development and conservation affect lives and livelihoods within local communities. Intensive language instruction and homestays with host families in both...
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