ResearchIris Berger

Reforestation in Costa Rica

ResearchIris Berger
Reforestation in Costa Rica

In summer 2013 I volunteered for the NGO “Rainforest of the Austrians”. The organisation works to protect the Esquinas rainforest in the Osa Conservation Area of Costa Rica from logging. I stayed at the La Gamba Field Station, a facility of the University of Vienna, and participated in their reforestation project. When not working I was able to explore the surrounding rainforest, one of the most biodiverse in Central America.

More information about the project can be found at https://www.lagamba.at/en/home/.

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