Australia: Rainforest, Reef, and Cultural Ecology

SIT offers accredited, field-based study abroad programs in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Australia: Rainforest, Reef, and Cultural Ecology

Please visit our website for more information. This program explores the terrestrial and marine ecosystems of far North Queensland and the relationship of traditional and contemporary human cultures with the environment. You will interact with scientists and local experts from organizations such as the Lizard Island Research Station and the Wet Tropics Management Authority to gain a firsthand understanding of ongoing conservation efforts in an exceptionally diverse environment.

Subjects

  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Management Systems / Policy
  • Biology (General)
  • Ecology
  • Ecology And Evolutionary Biology
  • Environmental Risk
  • Environmental Management
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Science

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