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  • Locations: Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Program Terms: Autumn Semester, SpringSemester(W/Sp)
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  • Program Sponsor: Field Studies 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Autumn Semester 2018 02/01/2018 03/01/2018 TBA TBA
SpringSemester(W/Sp) 2018 02/01/2018 03/01/2018 TBA TBA
SpringSemester(W/Sp) 2019 02/01/2019 03/01/2019 TBA TBA
Autumn Semester 2019 02/01/2019 03/01/2019 TBA TBA
Program Information:



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RIVER ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS,
CAMBODIA


PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Credits: 18 semester-hour credits
  • Prerequisites: One semester of college-level ecology, biology, or environmental studies/science; 18 years of age
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admissions. Early applications encouraged
  • Financial Aid: All accepted students can apply for need-based scholarships, grants, and loans


OVERVIEW

The Lower Mekong Basin, extending over most of Cambodia and incorporating the great Tonle Sap Lake, hosts diverse ecosystems, including lowland evergreen forests, dry dipterocarp forests, seasonally flooded gallery forests, and estuarine mangroves which give rise to the Indo-Burma global biodiversity hotspot. Students examine the dynamics and ethical challenges surrounding environmental change and development in the Lower Mekong Basin. They also learn about the complexity of Cambodia's struggle to balance biodiversity, development, and human needs.


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Travel across Cambodia, studying the diverse ecosystems and livelihoods of the Lower Mekong Basin
  • Evaluate opportunities and challenges in tourism development while exploring the resplendent Khmer temple complex of Angkor, the world's largest pre-industrial urban complex
  • Participate in baseline biodiversity surveys in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve, and investigate the status of migratory bird species
  • Stay in bungalows at a community fishery project in coastal Cambodia to learn about community-based natural resource management and plant mangroves along the tidal flats of the Gulf of Thailand
  • Explore Cat Tien National park in Vietnam, visiting a primate rehabilitation center and learning about indigenous peoples' connections with forests from Chau Ma elders


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