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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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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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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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High Schools

High Schools

The Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change offers a 10-day program for high school students at our EcoCampus and other locations in Southern Costa Rica. This field course is intensive and rich in experiences that range from food production, forest ecosystems, indigenous issues, Costa Rican history and rural culture and biodiversity conservation. If you would

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Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Getting Started Quick overview of courses, length, number of credits, and relevant information before you enroll Explore Courses Search the courses offered at Las Nubes EcoCampus Registration & Enrollment Step by step information, including eligibility, saving your spot, financial information, and more Pre-Departure Planning Trip preparation, and mandatory and course orientation sessions While in Costa

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Education

Education

Las Nubes Project has dedicated a great part of its efforts to educate Canadian and Costa Rican students, as well as local communities within the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor (COBAS – Spanish Acronym), on environmental issues and sustainable practices. By the mid-2000s, Las Nubes Project had established a field course focused on tropical ecology, sustainability

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