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Urban Development and Human and Ecological Health in the Amazon Rainforest

August 17-September 14

Applications Due Feb 15 (scholarships available through the application)

Students will spend 2 weeks in the Amazon Rainforest and 2 weeks in the City of Iquitos, Peru to learn from landscape architects, ecologists and health professionals about the impact urbanization has on health and ecosystems in this region using interdisciplinary approaches. Students will also have the opportunity to engage with the InterACTION Labs program, a partnership between UW and Peruvian researchers and designers and an informal floating slum community in Iquitos Peru.

Open to undergrads and grads of all disciplines. See the attached flier for more details.


Informational Flyer:

Iquitos Peru Exploration Seminar 2019