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This course requires on-campus study of Belize peoples, wildlife, and habitats followed by a spring break tour to Belize. Students are immersed in a variety of environmental settings to improve their appreciation of cultural and biological diversity. Sample rainforest activities include trekking, canoeing, cave exploration, and visits to Mayan temples. The reef component focuses on the marine environment, and includes sailing and snorkeling. There are opportunities for SCUBA certification. Licensed guides are used. Presentations are made by conservation organizations. A day trip to Tikal in Guatemala is included.