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Summer 2016 Study Abroad Program

The Long Island University faculty is leading a study abroad program called Wildlife Conservation & Sustainable Ecotourism in summer 2016.



The following course, open to students in all majors, is being offered by the Long Island University Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program in Summer 2016: Wildlife Conservation & Sustainable Ecotourism: June 19 - July 2. This course explores relationships between people, wildlife, and the environment in the savana ecosystem of northern Tanzania, renowed for its abundant wildlife, scenic landscapes, cultural significiance, and the challenges of competing demands for nature conservation and local economic development. Learn about the complexities of sustainable development in the nature tourism sector from the perspectives of wildlife ecologists, international environmental organizations, Tanzanian development agencies, local Chagga farmer and Maasai herder communities, and private-sector tourism enterprises. For more information specific to this course and for more details on how to apply, please contact: Dr. Mark Pires, Professor of Geography, at


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