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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES PRESENTATION: Operation Wallacea will be presenting its available research opportunities

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
12:00 AM
1160 Undergraduate Science Building


 Seeking Adventure?    Interested in Conservation?


On Wednesday, October 23rd, at 5:30pm in 1160 of the Undergraduate Science Building, Dr. Justin Hines of the field research organization Operation Wallacea will be giving a presentation about opportunities available for students next summer. 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, the neotropical forests and coral reefs of Mexico and more. For 2014, we are very excited to announce our new project in Romania! 


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)

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

For further details please visit our website and if you have further questions please contact the office either via e-mail at or by phone on (905) 231-2095.