Study Sustainable Tourism at USFLast Updated on 2012-01-13 13:50:34
School of Global Sustainability expands concentrations to include Sustainable Tourism
M.A. students in the School of Global Sustainability will be able to pursue Sustainable Tourism as an area of study beginning in fall 2012. The new concentration will offer students many unique opportunities and advantages including cutting edge courses, leadership and professional development opportunities and global internships with top firms in the tourism industry.
The concentration in Sustainable Tourism will enable students to understand the relationship between tourism, society, culture and sustainability. Students will develop the skills necessary to design a successful sustainable tourism strategy and development plan that is beneficial to business, coastal and marine habitats, and the local community.
Program highlights setting us apart from others include:
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Marine Life EncyclopediaLast Updated on 2011-07-06 00:00:00The Oceana Marine Life Encyclopedia contains easily digestible information about more than 500 fascinating marine creatures, from the acorn barnacle to the zebra shark, and many of them are accompanied by stunning photos as well. Oceana licensed the content from an ocean encyclopedia by Dorling Kindersley, one of the world’s leading educational publishers.
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Sign up for the Blue Community ConferenceLast Updated on 2010-08-19 00:00:00Blue Community Conference
Strategies For the Caribbean Region and Gulf Coast States
Learn Best Blue Community Practices at
Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida USA
May 3-6, 2011
At the Blue Community Conference 2011, you'll interact with celebrated sustainability, disaster reduction and economic development leaders, innovators, and change-agents. Learn best Blue Community practices, critical knowledge, and develop winning partnerships to prepare your company or community, for a world where people, profits and the environment are uniquely interconnected. The conference is brought to you by the International Oceans Institute Waves of Change campaign, Friends of the United Nations and The Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce.
Early Bird Offer Expires
December 31, 2010
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Schooner Wolf Departs on Haitian Mission of MercyLast Updated on 2010-02-18 00:00:00Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? In Key West, nobody. And while Key West’s Wolf is certainly big, it’s only bad in the slang sense, where “bad” means seriously terrific.
That’s because Key West’s “wolf” is the 74-foot gaff-rigged topsail Schooner Wolf, a majestic tall ship that’s been headquartered in the island city for some 25 years.
The flagship of the Keys’ Conch Republic, the Wolf is patterned after the 19th-century blockade runners that once plied the waters of the Florida Straits. The classic schooner has appeared in several movies, stars in Key West’s annual Pirates in Paradise festival, and is renowned for its humanitarian relief sails to needy Caribbean and Bahamian island communities.
But the Wolf is most notable for something else entirely: its owner and skipper, Captain Finbar Gittelman.
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