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global sustainability course & tobago island trip

Global Health & Sustainability & ERIC Trip

Environmental Institute of Charlotteville, Tobago, W.I.
May 1st-June 25th, 2019

Course Description
This course provides an overview and immersive perspective of health issues  and sustainable development for today’s populations. Students jointly work on an Environmental CODEX with researchers at ERIC. Global Sustainability course topics range from health care systems, affordable clean energy, ocean and water conservation, cultural heritage, biodiversity, habitats, ecosystems, clean water, and sanitation.

Weekly Columbus classes:  May 1 through May 29, 2019, located at the PAST Innovation Lab
Immersive ERIC trip: June 16th through June 29, 2019

Students- Please register HERE

Immersive Cultural and Ecological Experience
Northeast Tobago is a rare and intact Caribbean Island Ridge-to-Ocean ecosystem that includes the world’s oldest tropical  rainforest reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site, an anticipated marine protected area of coral reefs and open ocean, and (3) Important Bird preserves. From hawksbill sea turtles, eastern glass frogs, and manta rays to plantations and coral colonies, Tobago provides a rare opportunity to study peoples and places that are actively endeavoring to build sustainable systems.

Cost: $3100 per participant

Cost Includes: airline ticket, baggage fees, airport transfers, taxis, ferries, lodging, sheets, towels, all meals, snorkeling equipment, snorkeling classes, educational excursions, expert lectures. $300 deposit (due by October 11th) to hold airline tickets. Refunds available until April 1, 2019.

Parents – Please see the payment page HERE.