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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

What will you be doing next summer?

Are you seeking adventure? Interested in Conservation?

On Wednesday, September 27that 1:30 p.m. in QNC 1501, Dr. Justin Hines of the field research organization Operation Wallacea will be giving a presentation about opportunities available for students during the summer of 2018. Choice of location includes the cloud forests and coral reefs of Honduras, the lush tropical rainforest and immense coral reefs of Indonesia, the rivers and estuaries of the Peruvian Amazon, the bush of northeastern South Africa, and the river valleys and Adriatic Islands of Croatia. For 2018, Operation Wallacea is excited to introduce Tanzania and Malawi to their list of research sites.

Opportunities include:

  • Learning to dive on an uninhabited tropical island among world class coral reefs
  • Jungle trekking in pristine unsurveyed rainforests seeking out species new to science
  • Working on sustainable community development projects with the locals (Indonesia, Honduras)
  • Surveying river dolphins, manatees, uakari and spider monkeys and macaws along the Peruvian Amazon
  • Performing big game surveys and assessing bush habitat (South Africa)
  • Studying lemurs and chameleons in Madagascar
  • Working in the Great African Rift Valley on lake ecology surveys and conservation research in Lake Malawi

There are more than 40 projects available for research assistants and more than 150 individual research projects. Come to the presentation and hear more about what this exciting program has to offer.

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Location 
QNC - Quantum Nano Centre

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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