Tag Archive for: internship

The Story of a Girl’s Heart, Stolen in the Amazon – by Office Intern Cora Chan

Introduction: An anthropology student from Hong Kong going to Puerto Maldonado in Peru to do a summer internship in a non-profit organization called Fauna Forever. It was 15 June 2013. The girl arrived at Puerto Maldonado in Peru and pleasantly greeted by a wonderful wooden lodge in the middle of bushes and trees—it is the […]

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A Multi-Sensory Experience – by Primate Research Intern Megan LaFollette

Taken from her own blog (click here to go there now), this is a beautifully written post from our Primate Team Intern, Megan LaFollette.   One of the reasons that working with Fauna Forever in the jungle is so incredibly satisfying and fantastic is because of how many senses of a person it satisfies. When […]

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Oneness – by FF Journalist Giles Crosse

 I read this lovely, meaningful excerpt from ‘Alex and me’ by Irene M. Pappenberg, which I felt keen to share on these pages…Alex was her Gray Parrot with which Pappenberg carried out research into animal sentience, communication and thought. ‘Exactly how scientists came to espouse ideas about animal minds that were so at odds with […]

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Out of the Airplane Window – Travel from Canada to Peru – by Research Intern Pat Champagne

I began my journey in Moncton, New Brunswick, a city 30 minutes from my hometown of Sackville. As I hauled my hockey bag-suitcase out of the van I began regretting the five pieces of luggage I required for my eight-month stay in Peru. With all this luggage, I appeared awkward and cumbersome compared to Sam, […]

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Fauna Forever Blog 1 by Matt de Couto

Phase 1 First of all I’ll explain the phases.  We are spending most of our time in the field in ARCC (Amazon Research and Conservation Centre).  It’s currently a tourist lodge based along the Las Piedras River in Madre de Dios.  To get there from The Fauna Forever house based in Puerto Maldonado it takes […]

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Dung beetle studies

  The Fauna Forever intern program receives many applications for students interested in completing a research project with us in the rainforest. One of our applicants this year was Kate. Kate came to Fauna Forever for 2 months and completed a research project on dung beetles in the Tambopata. In this interview she explains what […]

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Caiman abundance in Tambopata

The Fauna Forever intern program receives many applications for students interested in completing a research project with us in the rainforest. One of our applicants this year was Ruben. Ruben came to Fauna Forever for 2 months and completed a research project on caiman in the Tambopata area. In this interview he explains what he […]

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