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Natural History Museum of Crete

Natural History Museum of Crete
Organization Location
Iraklio, Greece
Grant Location
Beneficiary Group
Adolescents and young adults (15-24 yrs.)
Organization Website
For a three-year joint project with the Yale-Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Connecticut on the environmental study and protection of the Eastern Mediterranean area.The Collaboration Initiative supports the exchange of ideas and expertise among faculty, students and curators of the two museums.Objectives of the program include developing two exchange exhibits on biodiversity and establishing a field-oriented summer study program for selected Yale University and University of Crete students to travel to Crete to study turtles.  The purpose of these exhibits is to display the biodiversity of the other institution´s local region and to promote the Collaboration Initiative´s scientific and educational exchanges. For more details about the project please click here.