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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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The Paradox of “Pests”

Less familiar to you may be nuisance animals such as dolphins that have learned to steal fish from fishermen, macaques that barter with tourists’ stolen sunglasses in exchange for food, and elephants that disable electric fencing with trees in order to raid a farmer’s crops. Instances of human-wildlife conflict like these are not rare, and they may result in death or injury for animals and property damage or hardship for humans (and in some cases, injury and death).

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Primate Connections 2018 Calendars!

What fundraising project brings together 13 primate conservation organizations, numerous independent wildlife photographers, primate conservation societies, zoos, and various youth and educational organizations, all in the name of primate conservation? The 2018 Primate Connections calendar, of course! Through the purchase of a calendar you too can become part of the Primate Connections Network. The Primate Connections Network is a growing group of

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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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