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Costa Rica - Sea Turtle Ecology

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Costa Rica - Sea Turtle Ecology

Study an endangered reptile with a 100-million-year history. Protect critical ecosystems. Walk beneath lush rainforest canopies and learn about the immense biodiversity of tropical flora and fauna. Exchange ideas about life, science, and our shared world with Costa Rican students.

Questions? For Solo Students
Redefine the Classroom: Costa Rica
GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH THE LEATHERBACK SEA TURTLE

PROTECT A CRITICALLY ENDANGERED SPECIES

Work side-by-side with researchers to collect data on leatherbacks and help protect their nests

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Whitewater adventures

Up close with wildlife

Man o' War (Physalia physalis)

Grooming session with capuchins

Game time

Ingrid is an EPI super-scholar. Over the past three years, she participated in courses in Mexico, Yellowstone, and Costa Rica and became deeply familiar with EPI’s programs. She says, “I think the most impressive thing about EPI is their motive, which, from what I’ve seen, is trying to show young people what conservation and ecology are about. Younger people are the next generation, and they hold the world in their hands.” Ingrid's participation in EPI programs gave shape and definition to her dreams, dreams that go beyond personal aspiration and encompass a vision for a more balanced and biodiverse world. “I always knew that I wanted to be a biologist, but I never knew that I... Learn More