Tag Archives: Ecotourism

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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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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DANTA TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION FIELD COURSES 2018

Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates: Winter Session: January 1-16, 2018; Summer Session: July 13 – July 28, 2018 Program Fee: $2600 Application Deadline: Winter Session: December 15, 2017; Summer Session: June 15, 2017 Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology, and conservation. This course will be held at Osa Conservation’s

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Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation Field Course in Costa Rica

Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates:   Winter Session: January 1-16, 2018 Summer Session: July 13-28, 2018 Application deadline: Winter Session: December 15, 2017 Summer Session: June 15, 2018 Program fee: $2600 Location: Osa Conservation, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Contact: Visit our website and/or email us at conservation@danta.info for more information. Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field

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Primates Watching Primates

Primates Watching Primates Sara Lucci, Anthropology, Ohio State University I kind of stumbled into the Primate Behavior and Conservation class. Other summer plans weren’t working out, so with the encouragement of my professors, I applied to DANTA. About two months and twenty trips to REI later, I was on an airplane to San Jose, Costa Rica. Each day started out

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DANTA Welcomes Eduardo Valverde

DANTA welcomes Eduardo Valverde to our teaching staff. He is a Costa Rican national and a graduate of the University of Costa Rica’s School of Architecture.  In 2011,  he created Batsu Architecture, a design studio with the main vision of promoting architecture deeply rooted in and respectful of nature, and based on the fact that unsustainable construction represents a major threat

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METHODS IN PRIMATE BEHAVIOR AND CONSERVATION

Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates:   Summer Session: July 13 – July 28, 2018 Application deadline: Summer Session: June 15, 2018 Program fee: $2600 Location: Osa Conservation, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Contact: Visit our website and/or email us at conservation@danta.info for more information Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology,

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Traveling Buzzwords

These days there are so many types of travel, especially as we become more involved in trying to sustain the environment. I’m providing information here to help you be an educated traveler. This first one is the big one: ECO-TOURISM. The International Ecotourism Society defines it as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of

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