A World of Discovery
Explore the flora and fauna of the rainforest, mangroves, waterfalls and streams of the breathtaking Danum Valley, home of the Orang-utan and the Hornbills. The Field Centre where you will be based is situated within the largest and richest remaining area of lowlands rainforest in SE Asia with over 200 species of tree per hectare. The rainforest itself is 130-million years old and contains the rarest and most endangered Borneo wildlife.
Students will gain a unique insight into the impact of logging and land-use change, forest management and conservation, forest ecology and microclimates. Projects will be based on themes including forest rehabilitation, soil erosion and hydrology.