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Buried Seeds (2022)

Buried Seeds (2022)

1hr 1min 17sec | Documentary | Peasants, Rural Wellbeing, Identity | February 10, 2022 Buried Seeds (2022) looks at the life experiences of twenty peasants in Southern Costa Rica, their sense of identity, their daily struggles, the threats to their ways of life, and what sustains them. The stories told in their own words reveal

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More Than Migrants (2021)

More Than Migrants (2021)

1hr 2min 21sec | Documentary | Social Determinants of Health, Nicaraguan Migrants, Wellbeing | June 10, 2021 More than Migrants (2021) follows the lived experience of nine people striving to make a new life for themselves and their families in Costa Rica. The stories told in their own words reveal the strength and resilience needed

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Our Team

Our Team

Core Team Field Production Team Faculty, Universidad T├ęcnica Nacional (UTN)of Costa Rica, San Carlos Campus

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

York to York: Keele Campus to Las Nubes EcoCampus Starts on June 1, 2021 (runs for three months or less) Join the York University Athletics and Recreation on a virtual journey from our Keele Campus to our Eco campus in Las Nubes, Costa Rica. Follow their trajectory here Documentary Screening: More than Migrants (2021) June

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Films

Films

The Grounded Project endeavours to contribute to the profound understanding of the contradictions of socioecological wellbeing in the Global South. Through a transdisciplinary, participatory approach engaging academics, students and key stakeholders around community-relevant issues, the Grounded Project combines film creation with grounded research methodology to create and support knowledge mobilization related to public discourse about

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Grounded Project

Grounded Project

Adjective Middle English, from Old English grund; akin to Old High German grunt ground:1. Connected to the earth2. Confined to stay inside3. Not allowed to fly (in aviation)4. Based on empirical data (as in Grounded Theory)5. Mature, sensible with well-considered priorities Grounded is an approach to bringing awareness to issues concerning environmental sustainability, biodiversity conservation,

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Funding

Funding

Awards for Graduate Research in Neotropical Conservation These awards continue to support fieldwork and research related to Neotropical conservation in the Las Nubes Biological Reserve and the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor in Costa Rica.

Lecture Series

Lecture Series

James Love Lecture on Environmental Conservation The James B. Love Lecture in Environmental Conservation is named after James (Jim) Love in recognition of his tremendous support for the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) and York University Martha and Murray Sr. Fisher Lecture on Rural Wellbeing The Martha and Murray Sr. Fisher is named

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