May Experience 2018: Shangri-La,Pandas, and the Environment
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Environmental Issues in China

Travel study course that will focus on the environmental challenges associated with modern day China. We will examine environmental issues such as habitat loss and degradation of the environment, effects of rapid urbanization, food security, and resource scarcity and allocation from both scientific and humanistic perspectives.


Taught on site by a Biologist (Dennis Haney) and a China expert (Dongming Zhang), the program will include learning about panda conservation efforts at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, working with faculty and students from Yunnan Minority University on environmental issues and a  collaborative learning project specific to the Yunnan Province. The program will also include discussions contrasting these areas with the highly urbanized Beijing region.

Information Sessions

Monday, October 23@4:30pm – 5:30pm in John’s Hall 101

Sunday, October 29@3:30pm – 4:30pm in John’s Hall 101


Apply Now at 

https://studyaway.furman.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=35068​

Application Deadline: November 13th, 2017

Questions?

Please contact Dr. Zhang



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