Yacine Khelladi (email@example.com)
Wed, 12 Jun 1996 09:18:04 -0400 (EDT)
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> We still have spaces available for the summer
> > AMAZON, EDUCATION, RESEARCH, ECOTOURISM, ECOLOGY, PRESERVATION
> > Research, Education and Ecotourism Trip
> > 14 Day Excursion in the Brazilian Rainforest
> > JULY 6 - 20, 1996
> > PURPOSE: To experience, understand and explore conservation,
> > research, education and ecotourism opportunities in the Brazilian Amazon.
> > This trip is designed to people interested in knowing first hand what is
> > happening in the Brazilian Amazon Basin today in terms of conservation
> > perspectives and ongoing research, to students and scholars interested
> > in conducting research in the tropical rain forest in Brazil, and also
> > to those individuals interested in having an unforgetable educational
> > experience.
> > This project is sponsored by Conservation Education, Human
> > Adaptability and Biodiversity in Amazonia (CEHAB), an Ohio State
> > University based not-for-profit Organization and by Museu Paraense
> > Emilio Goeldi (MPEG-Brazil) a 130 years old Federal research institution
> > in the Amazon Basin (The host Institution in Brazil).
> > The trip will be guided by Hilton P. da Silva, M.S., M.D. a native
> > from the Amazon Basin currently finishing his Ph.D. in Medical
> > Anthropology/Public Health at The Ohio State University (OSU), and an
> > expert in Amazon conservation and biodiversity. Other scholars and scientists
> > from Brazil will join us along the trip.
> > PLACES TO BE VISITED INCLUDE:
> > - The Ferreira Penna Research Station, a pristine tropical
> > rain forest area preserved by the MPEG exclusively for research, the
> > Station is located 300 miles from Belem the capital of the State of Para
> > and accessible only by MPEG boats. The Station receives only invited
> > researchers, and special guests such as our group.
> > - A Native Caboclo settlement, where we will have the opportunity to
> > interact with the local population, visit their houses and understand
> > their tradtional lifestyle
> > - Belem, the oldest city in Northern Brazil and the gate to the
> > Amazon River.
> > - The Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi (MPEG) one of the oldest and
> > most respected Federal research institutions in Brazil.
> > - Mosqueiro, a fresh water beach with all the excitement and
> > beauty of the Brazilian nature and people.
> > - Scenic airplane trip over Marajo Island. The largest fluvial
> > island in the world.
> > - and Brasilia, the capital of Brazil and one of the most modern,
> > and dynamic cities in the world.
> > COSTS
> > Since this is a not-for-profit activity the trip's price is only
> > $2,890.00 (DBO) per person for the entire fourteen days period. The price
> > includes roundtrip airfare from Miami, Florida, to Belem, all hotels, all
> > guided tours, all ground, river and airplane transportation inside Brazil,
> > all anthropological and ecological presentations and most meals.
> > For further details please contact Dr. Hilton P. da Silva
> > (Phone: 614 - 294-5875, Fax: 614 - 292-4155, or
> > E-Mail: HSILVA@MAGNUS.ACS.OHIO-STATE.EDU).
> > Please check our Web Site (Courtesy of Dr. David Newman, UK):
> > http://www.qub.ac.uk/f&info/staff/dave/brasil/ecotour.html
> > Information is also available at: http://www.maria-brazil.org
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