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Ask Me Anything: Instructors Accepting Questions!

Actually, no, they would never do that. No venue could bring these people together.<p>And yet, each of these people has stood before the IamA …

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OWS Podcast

<b>EPISODE 1: ANDEAN BEARS</b><p>From small stories to the bigger picture, the brand new One World Science podcast explores the natural world and the many ways …

Amazonian ABCs: Fundamentals of Rainforest Ecology and Field Botany

Course Description<p>This course is intended to provide an introduction and broad overview of Amazon forest ecology and conservation, with a taxonomic …

From Primates to Predators: The Conservation of India’s Iconic Mammals

Course Description<p>India has gained a reputation for hosting one of the most burgeoning human populations on the planet. Within it, however, live an …

Intense about Insects: Tropical Entomology in the Peruvian Amazon

Course Description<p>The goals of this course are two-fold. First, participants will receive advanced training in insect diversity, form, and function, …

Amazon to Andes: The Birds of Peru

Course Description<p>In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on the decline of avian populations, primarily due to habitat loss and climate …

The Osa Peninsula: Conservation in Action

Course Description<p>The Osa Peninsula is one of the last pristine rainforest areas in Costa Rica, and an ideal location to learn best methods in field …

Tigers to Turtles: Conservation and Ecology in Bangladesh

Course Description<p>This two-week field course in Bangladesh will provide hands-on experience in the ecology and conservation of unique wildlife …

Ishaan Raghunandan

Ishaan is an information science/engineering graduate turned photographer and naturalist. He has spent several field seasons at the Los Amigos …

Geoff Gallice

Fascinated by the Amazon rainforest since as early as he can remember, FPI’s entomology instructor, Geoff Gallice, began his career as a tropical …

Roberto Salazar Aragón

Roberto in Chamela, Mexico<p>Roberto is a Mexican ornithologist with ten years’ experience in bird monitoring. His love for birds started in high school …

Sylvia M. de la Parra-Martínez

Sylvia is a Mexican biologist with her Ph.D. from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Sylvia completed her Ph.D. investigating the …

Gideon Erkenswick

I-JA2016<p>In-depth course on wildlife ecology research in the fascinating tropical forests...<p>P-J2015<p>Learn tropical biology in the Peruvian Amazon at …

Mini Watsa

Background:<p>Mini’s love affair with the rainforest began in the backyard of her home in India, virtually over run with cobras, chameleons and even …

AHM Reza

Dr. AHM Reza is a wildlife biologist by training and an academician by profession based at Delta State University. He was born and raised in the …

Varun Swamy

Dr. Varun Swamy is a tropical forest ecologist with over 14 years of experience conducting ecological research in the lowland rainforests of the …

Miguel Chaves

Miguel grew up in a small high altitude valley named Santa María de Dota, where he spent his childhood between coffee plantations and forest. A deep …