Category Archives: Clinic

“The people we met are not victims, but people who adapted to their situation and are actively fighting for their land and their rights”

“The people we met are not victims, but people who adapted to their situation and are actively fighting for their land and their rights”

On March 21, 2016, it was announced that the proposed Mega Dam, which would have flooded indigenous villages and altered the ecosystem of the Baram River, had been halted due to the activism of indigenous communities. Elizabeth Weinlein, an Environmental Policy and Asian Studies major at Pitzer College (’17) discusses how meeting indigenous community leaders… Continue Reading

“Developing nations have the chance to pioneer their own definition of modernity”

“Developing nations have the chance to pioneer their own definition of modernity”

Fernando Salud (second from the right), an Engineering major from The Philippines at Harvey Mudd College writes about how EnviroLab Asia’s Clinic Trip to Singapore and Malaysia shaped his views on dam-building, development, and sustainability. From January 3 to January 13, 2016, ten students and eight faculty from the Claremont Colleges embarked on a 10-day immersive learning… Continue Reading

“Combined fieldwork with informal and formal lectures provided for a range of learning modalities”

“Combined fieldwork with informal and formal lectures provided for a range of learning modalities”

Professor James Taylor (bottom right), Professor of Theatre at Pomona College, writes about his experience in EnviroLab Asia’s Clinic Trip. From January 3 to January 13, 2016, ten students and eight faculty from the Claremont Colleges embarked on a 10-day immersive learning experience in Singapore and Sarawak, Malaysia. This is the first blog post in a… Continue Reading