J-Term in the Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica

By: Celine Thormann Each year, the long six weeks of J-term loom, and many Miami students are left searching for ways to fill the time. Fortunately, Miami offers many study abroad opportunities that cater to a wide variety of interests. As someone interested in the environment, I was excited to participate in the J-term class … More J-Term in the Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica

Your Next Sustainable Vacation

In the spirit of spring break, which unfortunately just ended, I thought I would look into environmentally conscious vacations. Most of us have probably never thought of this type of trip, but “ecotourism” is actually an increasingly popular vacation choice. According to The International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas … More Your Next Sustainable Vacation