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CIEE High School Summer: Perth, Aus. / Wildlife Conservation
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CIEE High School Summer: Perth, Aus. / Wildlife Conservation

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Location

Australia: Perth

Program Summary

Play a role in protecting endangered animals in Australia, one of the most biodiverse nations on the planet.
Koalas and kangaroos, quokkas and spotted quolls, wombats and wallabies, bilbies, bats, and bandicoots. There are 235 species of Australian marsupials, many of which are vulnerable or endangered due to introduced predators, habitat loss, and climate change. Your mission, as visiting environmental stewards, is to learn about these animals, study the science behind extinction, and help implement practical solutions with your team. Along with these conservation efforts, you’ll spend time trekking around the wild shores and bushlands of Western Australia, observing flora and fauna and the glorious scenery around you.

Most days begin in classrooms on the Murdoch University campus, just a five-minute walk from the apartment-style dorms where you’ll live in with fellow CIEE classmates. Along with conservation and biology, your classes cover topics like Australian and Indigenous Culture to put ...

Subjects & Courses

  • Animal Science
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences

Focus Areas

  • Experiential Learning

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

2018

Terms Available

Summer

Age Requirement

14-17

Participation Guidelines

American and Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

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Experience Required

No

Application Procedures

  • Essay
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application

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