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The School for Field Studies - Rainforests of New Zealand and Australia
Auckland, New Zealand (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Program Sponsor: The School for Field Studies (SFS) 
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Lang. of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.6
Housing: Residence Hall Program Type: Off-Campus Study
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Biology, Botany, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Geography, International Studies, Sciences, Tourism, Zoology
Program Description:
Program Description:

AUSTRALIA SUMMER I: RAINFORESTS OF NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA


PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Term: Summer Session I
  • Credits: 4 semester-hour credits (8 credits if taken with Session II)
  • Prerequisites: No course prerequisites: 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

In this two-country program, you will learn how environmental and social factors have contributed to forest fragmentation in the spectacular, once-vast rainforests of Australia and New Zealand. Compare endangered species management practices, meet with indigenous communities to learn about their natural resource use, and examine ecosystem restoration approaches.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT:
  • Learn about the Maori people’s connection with nature as you explore the ancient podocarp and Kauri forests of northern New Zealand, which contain trees estimated to be more than 2,000 years old.


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