Field research course: Conservation under climate change (Cameroon) ~

5 de febrero de 2015

Field research course: Conservation under climate change (Cameroon)

Drexel University and the Central African Biodiversity Alliance ( are offering an undergraduate field research course in Cameroon from June 21 - July 15, 2015.
This 3.5 week course will pair US students with African students in
field-based research projects focused on a suite of diverse taxa to
inform conservation practice under climate change in central Africa.
The course will be team-taught, including lectures and field-instruction
by professors from Drexel, UCLA, U. Hong Kong, U. Halle Wittenberg
(Germany), U. Buea (Cameroon), The Higher Institute of Environmental
Sciences (Cameroon) and the National University of Equatorial Guinea.
Lectures will take place in Yaounde, the capitol of Cameroon.  Students
will carry out field research projects at Mbam & Djerem National Park
and Ebo Forest, both with excellent opportunities for viewing some of
Africa¢s most iconic wildlife.  Detailed information about the course
is available at

The course is heavily subsidized by an NSF-PIRE award.
Space is very limited, and spots are filling quickly.
All US students should apply through Drexel Study Abroad
Applications from US students will be accepted through March 15,
2015. African students should apply for the course by contacting Dr. Eric
Fokam (, a professor at the University of Buea,

Please contact Katy Gonder ( or Matt Mitchell
( for more information.

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