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BIOLOGY Swim with turtles at the Great Barrier Reed, observe kangaroos in the wild, participate in a conservation project to preserve a koala habitat, and hike in the tropical rain forests of Queensland. This course will focus on the biodiversity of selec
Location:
Cairns, Australia; Melbourne, Australia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Winter Semester

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Program Description:
Experience the wonderful world of "down under" on the CCSA Australian Ecosystems Program and help to preserve the koala. Join CCSA and snorkel World Heritage reefs, trek through rain forests near tropical Cairns, discover the museums, gardens and parks around metropolitan Melbourne.

BIOLOGY Swim with turtles at the Great Barrier Reed, observe kangaroos in the wild, participate in a conservation project to preserve a koala habitat, and hike in the tropical rain forests of Queensland. This course will focus on the biodiversity of selected Australian terrestrial ecosystems (tropical rain forests, eucalyptus forests, mangroves) and the marine ecosystem of the Great Barrier Reef, and will include an examination of the ecological consequences of human activities on these ecosystem.

- Participate in the Koala conservation service project. - Internal flights from Melbourne to Cairns. - Reside at the 4-star Palm Royale Cairns hotel - Reside at the 4-starTravelodge Southbank hotel during stay in Melbourne
Cost:
Program base price: $3,649 includes INTERNAL FLIGHTS from Melbourne to Cairns and class activities.

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