Laura Daly

 Period: Summer - Fall 2010

Program:  Internship at Fonmsoeam

Project: Organic Certification for small scale cocoa farmers

Reserve: Mache Chindul Ecological Reserve

Country: Esmeraldas-Ecuador

Educational background: University University of California, Berkeley

Graduation: May 2011

Major: International Political Economy • Minor: Global Poverty and Practice

Interest: I am interning for FONMSOEAM - Federation of Black, Mestizos Organization of small scale cacao farmers from the South Western Esmeraldas, Atacames y Muisne with my friend Debbie who I studied abroad with in Spain. I am in the Esmeraldas region of Ecuador until the 18th of August!

 

 

 

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 Volunteer and Internship Program

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The Parrotlet Project


 

Do Parrots Name Their Babies?

While studying Green-rumplet Parrolets in Venezuela, National Geographic Explorer and Great Wilderness Board member, Dr. Karl Berg, discovered an incredibly rare behavior.

The Parrolet Project (Video)

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Forest Fund

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Earth Day 2018 marks the celebration of a two-year partnership with Forest Fund. Forest Fund supports conservation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil with the help of Great Wilderness and donors worldwide. Together we are turning landowners into forest protectors by providing opportunity cost payments to the landowner to keep the forest standing in one of the most ecologically important and threatened areas of the world. Read more     

 

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