AMAZON: RESEARCH, ECOTURISM AND EDUCATION TOUR

Vivek Halwan vhalwan at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu
Wed Apr 5 19:16:33 EST 1995


Hello folks,

        I'm posting this on behalf of a friend, Hilton Silva; in case
you are interested please observe the appropriate contacts presented  below.
Have a great day,

-Vivek


>
>       AMAZON AMAZON AMAZON AMAZON AMAZON AMAZON AMAZON AMAZON AMAZON
>
>                 RESEARCH, ECOTURISM AND EDUCATION TOUR
>
>              14 DAY EXCURSION IN THE BRAZILIAN RAINFOREST
>
>                           JULY 8 - 21, 1995
>
>      PURPOSE: TO EXPERIENCE, UNDERSTAND AND EXPLORE CONSERVATION, RESEARCH,
> EDUCATION AND ECOTURISM IN THE BRAZILIAN AMAZON. THIS TRIP IS INTENDED TO
> ANYONE INTERESTED IN KNOWING FIRST HAND WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE AMAZON BASIN
> TODAY IN TERMS OF CONSERVATION PERSPECTIVES AND ONGOING RESEARCH, TO
> INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN CONDUCTING RESEARCH IN THE TROPICAL RAIN FOREST, AN
D
> ALSO TO FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN HAVING A FUN AND UNFORGETABLE
> EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE.
>
>      THIS PROJECT IS SPONSORED BY CONSERVATION EDUCATION, HUMAN ADAPTABILITY
> AND BIODIVERSITY (CEHAB) IN AMAZONIA, AN OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY BASED NOT-FOR-
> PROFIT ORGANIZATION AND BY MUSEU PARAENSE EMILIO GOELDI (MPEG-BRAZIL) A 130
> YEARS OLD RESEARCH INSTITUTION IN THE AMAZON BASIN (THE HOST INSTITUTION IN
> BRAZIL).
>
>      THE TRIP WILL BE GUIDED BY HILTON SILVA, M.S., M.D.  A NATIVE FROM
> THE AMAZON BASIN CURRENTLY FINISHING HIS PH.D. IN MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY/PUBLIC
> HEALTH AT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (OSU), AND BY GARY MULLINS, PH.D.,
> PROFESSOR OF THE SCHOOL OF NATURAL RESOURCES (OSU) AND EXPERT IN
> CONSERVATION AND BIODIVERSITY.
>
>      PLACES TO BE VISITED INCLUDE:
>               - THE FERREIRA PENNA RESEARCH STATION, A PRISTINE TROPICAL FORE
ST AREA PRESERVED BY MPEG EXCLUSIVELY FOR RESEARCH, THE STATION IS LOCATED 300
> MILES FROM BELEM THE CAPITAL OF THE STATE OF PARA AND ACCESSIBLE ONLY BY MPEG
> BOATS.
>               - BELEM, THE OLDEST CITY AND THE GATE TO THE AMAZON RIVER.
>               - THE MUSEU PARAENSE EMILIO GOELDI (MPEG) ONE OF THE OLDEST AND
> MOST RESPECTED RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS IN BRAZIL.
>               - MARAJO ISLAND, A TROPICAL PARADISE AND THE LARGEST FLUVIAL
> ISLAND IN THE WORLD.
>               - MOSQUEIRO, A FRESH WATER BEACH WITH ALL THE EXCITEMENT AND
> BEAUTY OF THE BRAZILIAN NATURE AND PEOPLE.
>               - and BRASILIA, THE CAPITAL OF BRAZIL AND ONE OF THE MOST MODER
N CITIES IN THE WORLD.
>
>      SINCE THIS IS A NOT FOR PROFIT ACTIVITY THE TRIP'S PRICE IS $ 2,100.00
> (DBO) PER PERSON AND INCLUDES AIRFARE FROM COLUMBUS, OHIO TO BELEM (ALTHOUGH
> TRIPS CAN BE ARRANGED FROM ANYWHERE IN THE U.S. AND CANADA), ALL HOTELS, ALL
> TOURS, ALL GROUND AND RIVER TRANSPORTATION, ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND ECOLOGICAL
> PRESENTATIONS AND MOST MEALS.
>
>      FOR DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT DR. HILTON SILVA (614 - 294-5875, FAX 614 -
> 292-4155, E-MAIL HSILVA at MAGNUS.ACS.OHIO-STATE.EDU) OR DR. GARY MULLINS
> (614 - 292-9828).



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