Press release from Merit Pages:
Sept. 26, 2020
Graduate students from Miami University’s Project Dragonfly are participating in a new course with conservationists from around the world to launch a conservation campaign for positive ecological and social change.
Miami’s Dragonfly team developed the course, titled “Earth Expeditions: Connected Conservation (EECC),” in response to the global health crisis and as an alternative to the summer Earth Expeditions travel field courses that take palce in 15 countries throughout the world.
Moraga, Calif. (94610), resident Marshall Sachs, a Global Field Program (GFP) student from Miami University’s Project Dragonfly, was part of an EECC student team who worked together to help support the ongoing work of Dragonfly’s Brazil partner, Associacao Mico-Leao-Dourado (AMLD), a Brazilian non-profit organization dedicated to saving golden lion tamarins and supported in the U.S. by the non-profit organization Save the Golden Lion Tamarin. The team created a website to engage families