Tag Archives: University of Costa Rica

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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Meet DANTA Board Member- Daniela Solano Rojas

Daniela Solano Rojas is the Founder and President of Saimiri Foundation, a small NGO with the aim to protect Costa Rica´s biodiversity, especially Osa Peninsula´s primates. She received her BSc in Biology from the University of Costa Rica; and her MSc in Conservation and Wildlife Management from the National University, Costa Rica. She arrived in the Osa Peninsula in 2005-2006

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DANTA Welcomes Luis Vargas-Castro

DANTA is delighted to announce that Luis Vargas-Castro will be joining our teaching staff again in the summer of 2016. He, along with Eduardo Valverde, will be teaching Tropical Rain Forest and Wildlife Conservation at Osa Conservation‘s Piro Research Station, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Course dates are August 6 -19, 2016. Luis E. Vargas-Castro is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of

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New Course Offering: Birds of Costa Rica with Dr. Alan Poole and Luis Vargas-Castro

DANTA is delighted to announce a new course offering for winter 2016! Birds of Costa Rica will be held from January 1-15, 2016 at Osa Conservation‘s Piro Research Station in Costa Rica’s spectacular Osa peninsula. As the one of the largest tracts of rain forest north of the Amazon (roughly 400,000 acres in the Osa Conservation Area), it is renowned for high species

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