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Adventures to Ecuador: The Mainland Experience

The first half of our program occurs in the Cloud Forests of Ecuador, mainly at Maquipucuna Reserve and Ecolodge just north of Quito. This portion of the course was honestly my favorite. As an entomology student, I was truly excited to explore all of the insect diversity present here. But…
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Adventures to Ecuador: Preparing for our Study Away Experience!

Hello everyone! My name is Taylor Pearson, and I am a rising senior double majoring in Entomology and Applied Biotechnology. I have recently returned from the incredible Study Away opportunity offered by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES): Tropical Entomology in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands! I want…
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Adventures to Ecuador: The Galápagos Islands!

The second portion of our trip included three of the Galapagos Islands: San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, and Isabella Islands! Here, we focused on evolutionary biology and ecology by learning about the adaptations many animals accrued, such as beak shape and size in Darwinian finches and prey specialization in invasive insect…
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The Adventure of a Lifetime

Hi y’all! My name is Logan, and I am a graduating fourth-year student at UGA earning degrees in applied biotechnology and biological science from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES). I recently returned from Ecuador and completed the study abroad program Tropical Entomology in Ecuador and the Galapagos…
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