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Amazing Conservation in Costa Rica

  Although the main focus of my trip was to study Avian Biology, I also learned an amazing amount of information about Costa Rica, especially their efforts on conservation. Many species found in Costa Rica are hard to find anywhere else in the world, which makes conservation an issue of…
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Homecoming

After spending over three weeks abroad I was ready to be home. I have been abroad before and my time out of the United States had caused me to conceive the notion that the world exists in a strange paradox of being both big and small. My time in Costa…
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The Impact

I had many experiences in Costa Rica that left an imprint on me; however, the most impactful event would have to be the talk given by Mr. Jack Ewing at Hacienda Baru. His story affected me in ways I did not anticipate. Here was a man who came to Costa…
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Pre-Departure: Anticipation

Anticipation. As I hugged my stepfather goodbye and stepped into the security line for the international terminal of the Baltimore airport, the feeling hummed through my veins. Anticipation. It overwhelmed the weariness I should have been experiencing from my sleep deprivation. The airport was bright and shiny line with enticing…
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