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In the Spotlight: Global Health Corps Malawi

At the end of my Master of Public Health program, I was determined to work abroad to apply the skill and knowledge I had gained through my maternal and child health focus and my global health certificate. I was very much drawn to the mission of GHC, and how it is a community that values social justice and cross-cultural collaboration. One aspect of GHC that I was particularly interested in is having the opportunity to work with and learn from a national co-fellow, who is also based at your placement organization.

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This is No Cowspiracy: A Glimpse at Why We Should Reduce the Amount of Meat We Eat

Growing up there were two cardinal rules in my family. One, never take the last Diet Coke, and two, every meal must have meat. Burgers, shredded beef, chicken, fish, and my mother’s rather unfortunate meatloaf were staples throughout my dependent years. I never really questioned if what I was eating had any sort of affect on the world beyond the

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My Summer in India: Seeing the World From a Different Perspective! (இந்தியாவில் என் கோடைகாலம்)

It was only 4 am and as soon as I stepped outside from the airport the heat took my breath away. Dr. MohanKumar had warned us it was going to be hot, but nothing could have prepared me for the heat of India. Myself and 14 other veterinary students from the University of Georgia had been selected to spend 7

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Big Welcome to Devin Lindsley to our DANTAism crew!

“Many people are divorced from nature, but we can always find our way back.” -Dr. Jane Goodall In the 90’s there was this amazing kid’s show called “The Wild Thornberry’s,” where Eliza and her pet chimpanzee traveled the world to talk to animals. Eliza’s ability to connect with exotic animals of all types sparked such a feverish jealousy within my

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New Course Offering: WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

Dates: August 2-17, 2017 Program fee: $2500 Application deadline: June 1, 2017 Location: Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Sponsoring Organization: DANTA: Association for Conservation of the Tropics in collaboration with Osa Conservation and Planet Conservation Course Description The proximate and ultimate causes of decline in rain forest habitats and biodiversity will be examined through a combination of direct observations in the field, lectures, and

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New Course Offering- Birds of Costa Rica

DANTA is delighted to announce a new course offering for summer 2017!  Birds of Costa Rica will be held from July 15-July 30, 2017 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

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