Document Type

Project

Publication Date

Winter 2005

Keywords

International Student Volunteers, ISV, Australia

Abstract

This past summer, as a participant in the International Student Volunteers program, I had the opportunity to travel across the Pacific and to work with an Australian environmental organization in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales. My unforgettable experience allowed me to make a lasting contribution to the local environment as well as to take part in a number of very memorable activities—scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef, gliding through the canopy of North Queensland’s tropical rainforests, flying in a small plane over the largest sand island in the world, and seeing the national capital and Parliament of a foreign countiy, among other things. It also inspired me, as a political science major, to learn more about how Australia’s government manages its natural resources and addresses environmental challenges, mainly at the federal, or Commonwealth, level.

Department

Political Science

Genre/Form

student projects; term papers

Type

Text

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Rights Statement

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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