Tag Archives: DANTA: Association for Conservation of the Tropics

DANTA TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION FIELD COURSES SUMMER 2022

Each year DANTA offers a number of training courses in various aspects of tropical biology. Typically, the courses are one month long but shorter courses are also offered through our organization. The courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical biology and conservation, but have little or no experience of working in a

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Working together to help preserve the environment- Sarah Weber

My experience with the DANTA Wildlife Conservation and Sustainability course showed me that there is much more to learn about conservation and ecology beyond the classroom. As a senior biology major, I have spent a fair amount of my college career learning about the importance of the rainforest in the health of the earth’s ecosystems and the tremendous biodiversity that

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DANTA Tropical Biology and Conservation Field Courses in Costa Rica Summer 2022

Each year DANTA offers a number of training courses in various aspects of tropical biology. Typically, the courses are one month long but shorter courses are also offered through our organization. The courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical biology and conservation, but have little or no experience of working in a

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Our camera trap Project at Rancho Piro

The Rancho’s property is located close to the only road leading to Corcovado National Park (CNP), 8km away, and is currently owned and managed by Miguel Sanchez. The property is a family legacy, passing among  generations of the Sanchez members, some of the first inhabitants of the Peninsula arriving from Panama. Historically, the Sanchez family owned great extensions of the

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DANTA Tropical Biology and Conservation Field Courses in Costa Rica 2020

Each year DANTA offers a number of training courses in various aspects of tropical biology. Typically, the courses are one month long but shorter courses are also offered through our organization. The courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical biology and conservation, but have little or no experience of working in a

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Sustainable Tourism: Evaluation and Implementation- Dr. Janette Wallis

Sustainable Tourism: Evaluation and Implementation When: July 29 – August 11, 2019 Application deadline: July 1, 2019 Course fee: $2900 Location: Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Contact: Visit our website and/or email us at conservation@danta.info for more information Course Description In this course, we explore the growing industry of nature tourism and gain an understanding of its benefits and costs.  There is obvious

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DANTA TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION FIELD COURSES 2019

Each year DANTA offers a number of training courses in various aspects of tropical biology. Typically, the courses are one month long but shorter courses are also offered through our organization. The courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical biology and conservation, but have little or no experience of working in a

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DANTAisms: A Night with Scarlita: reflections on animal encounters in Costa Rica- Siobhan Speiran, PhD Candidate, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

It had been raining all day. This was typical during the hot, muggy rainy season; the Costa Rican downpours in July encouraging the lush foliage that I love despite the always-moist discomfort. I had been in the northern part of the country for the previous two weeks and missed the more temperate heat and occasional breeze to take the edge

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