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Fiji Shark Behavior and Conservation

Term To Study: Winter-Break 2013
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2012
Program Starts: Dec 26, 2013
Program Ends: Jan 30, 2014
Major 1: Science Biological
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Major 2: Science Marine
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Provider
Program Fee: $6,140
Link 1: BroadReach Fiji Shark Behavior and Conservation
Contact Phone: 800-995-2300
Contact Name: Imogen Hoyle
Contact Email:
What is Included: Housing, food, on-site transportation
What is not Included: Airfare, personal expenses
Program Description

Work with Broadreach College to survey the natural history, biology, behavior, and ecological and social importance of these formidable creatures that now, after millions of years, are in danger of extinction. Observe and study sharks up close in a controlled underwater environment at the Shark Reef Marine Reserve (SRMR). Witness shark habitats and work toward protecting them. There’s even time for a cultural visit in a Fijian village, where stories of an ancient protective Shark God are shared. Return from this trip having performed vital community service and engaged in cultural exchange.No Guilford faculty presence.

Location: Fiji
PROJECT DATES: 12/27/12-1/20/13.

Course: 50021, GST 250 015 - 3 credits, Graded.
Prerequisite: PADI Open Water certification, 2.5 GPA.

Application: Stage 1 at Guilford College Study Abroad website. $1000 deposit.

Quick Facts

Population: 890057
Capital: Suva
Per-capita GDP: $ 4700
Size: 18274 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 12:00 hours) Auckland

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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