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Phone: 68-230-5550
1202 Williamson St.
Madison
Wisconsin 53703
USA
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Geographic areas served: Ecuador, South America

Programs: - Forest Partners program
- Lalo Loor Dry Forest reserve
- El Pahuma Orchid reserve
- Tropical Ecosystems: Andes to Amazon summer field course
- Tropical Conservation Semester: Galapagos, Andes and Amazon study abroad program

Mission:
Tropical habitats contain 50% of the world’s biodiversity, yet are threatened by accelerating rates of deforestation.  Most of the remaining unprotected lands are privately held, and new means are needed to conserve these forests.  Ceiba works to protect habitat and the biodiversity found there through a combination of land purchase and legal conservation agreements, public education about the value of wild nature, and encouragement of new means for landowners to sustainably earn a living while safeguarding habitat on their property.
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10/10/11
I participated in a summer tropical ecology study abroad program in Ecuador with Ceiba. It was the most amazing month of my life. They taught us about a broad range of ecosystems: plants, animals, insects, climate. As well as teaching us about the social and economic issues involved with protecting ... more »
10/03/11
Studying abroad in Ecuador with the Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation was the best decision I ever made with regards to my education. The program plunged me into many different areas of science and I saw hands-on conservation strategies going on right now around the world. With the help of ... more »
09/28/11
Studying with the Ceiba Foundation in Ecuador was my most rewarding educational experience. I was thoroughly impressed with how well the Foundation was organized and able to honor its goals of tropical conservation by educating communities in Ecuador as well as American university students... more »
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