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Nancy Barrickman

Nancy Barrickman
Nancy Barrickman teaches biology at Salt Lake Community College in Utah, USA. She made her first trip to the Amazon basin and visited Rainforest Expeditions Lodges in Tambopata using Travel Credits earned via the Wired Amazon initiative.

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A Citizen Scientist’s Amazon Experience

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 14, 2017 11:05:30 AM / by Nancy Barrickman posted in Sustainable Tourism, AmazonCam Tambopata, Wired Amazon, Discover a new species, Citizen science, Travel Credits

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A tropical rainforest inspires wonder no matter who you are. It is teeming with the bizarre and beautiful, and anyone who has the privilege of visiting these places comes away overwhelmed with amazement. Those feelings are heightened by engaging with the production of scientific knowledge. How do scientists delve into the mysteries of the forest? Can anyone become a scientist of the forest? How does participation in scientific inquiry deepen our appreciation of this place? 

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