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Watch What You Waste

Post Contributed by Haley Turner, Psychology & Global Studies Major, Junior at Auburn University We have all heard the saying “reduce, reuse, and recycle” since we were little kids, but do we actually practice what we preach?  This summer I had the incredible opportunity to study abroad in New Zealand…
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March 19, 2019
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An Eye-Opening Experience Abroad

Post contributed by Ethan Heard, Sophomore at Auburn University Over the past month and a half, I have been all over the world. My journey started when I landed in Dunedin, New Zealand, and it ended in Nadi, Fiji. Now I know what you are wondering how that could be…
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January 8, 2019
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Over The Rainbow – Sustainability in New Zealand

Post contributed by By Mary Jo Berkstresser, Senior in Natural Resources Management I love nature. I have always loved being outside and surrounding myself with the beauty and might of the outdoors. Because of this, I decided to go to Auburn to get a degree in Natural Resources Management in…
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December 4, 2018
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Finding a Voice: Hearing the Unheard

Contributed by Mary Jo Berkstresser, Senior, Natural Resource Management As a senior in natural resources management, people keep asking me, “Mary Jo, why this trip? How does living in New Zealand or Fiji help you in the long run?” Well nosy neighbor, this trip is called Sustainability in Action so that…
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September 21, 2018
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Education as Sustainable Ecotourism

Post contributed by Mackenzie Skiff, senior, Global Studies Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences’ Study Abroad to Fiji is a great example of how ecotourism and community development can be reformed in a sustainable way. This past summer I, along with 12 other Auburn students, studied abroad on the island…
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November 1, 2017