Meet Our New Volunteer, Andreas!
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Hi, my name is Andreas and I come from Denmark. In august 2021 I graduated my education as Animal Keeper, specializing in animals in zoos. I have been working 3 years in a Danish zoo with a great variety of species and there I got a special interest in lemurs. After having graduated I then did a 6-month Erasmus Pro internship in a zoo in The Netherlands. There I spent a lot of my time … Read More

Welcome New Volunteer!
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My name is Julianne and I’m from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. I fell in love with lemurs and primatology as an Education Intern at the Philadelphia Zoo. After my internship, I switched my major to Anthropology and started looking into field schools in Madagascar. Less than a year later, I took my first trip to Madagascar where I studied diademed sifakas in Tsinjoarivo. I met so many amazing people whose work really inspired me to … Read More

Introducing Our Newest Volunteer!
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Bailey will be our first volunteer in the field since the start of COVID-19!

MBP Introduces Circular Conservation
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You may have heard of a circular economy, now let us introduce our concept of circular conservation. In 2021, we inaugurated three new interconnected programs at the Ihofa Vohitsara Bioreserve and Field Station near Torotorofotsy, Madagascar, that reinforce forest integrity. This area has dark green expanses of intact evergreen forest abutting mining concessions, tourist venues, villages, and agriculture. All this human activity sometimes spills over its legal boundaries, reducing habitat availability and increasing bushmeat pressure. … Read More

News Article 2020B-035
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Sometimes weathering the storm is not good enough; learning to thrive despite the storm is necessary for many people living in Madagascar. As one of the world’s poorest nations, surmounting obstacles is a regular aspect of daily living. Covid-19 exacerbated the situation, but the underlying challenges have deep roots that long preceded the arrival of the global pandemic. After working with communities for more than 10 years, we have come to revere the steadfast commitment … Read More

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Over the past ten years we have seen the installation of numerous tent sites, an elevated walkway, two tree nurseries capable of housing 60,000 seedlings, composting bins, an open air dining hall and kitchen, a number of storage facilities, showers, toilets, two wells, multiple rainwater collection systems, a laundry station, and a parking area.

Welcome New Volunteers
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Welcoming MBP’s latest and greatest volunteer cohort!

September Volunteers
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Meet our September Volunteers Shannon CANADA I’m Shannon from Ontario, Canada. I have an Undergrad Degree in Environmental Science and took a Post Graduate program in Ecosystem Restoration. For work, I have performed shoreline evaluations and provided restoration techniques for landowners. I have also worked with an at risk turtle species in Ontario and sea turtles in Costa Rica. Currently I am a coastal specialist and planning and regulations assistant at a conservation authority in … Read More

Welcome July 2019 cohort!!
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Click to learn more about these volunteers for July!

Meet the new May cohort!
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Click to learn more about this awesome new group of volunteers!

Meet the March 2019 Volunteers
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Welcome March 2019 Volunteers! Learn more about these amazing new members of our team!

Meet the Jan 2019 Volunteers
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January 2019 Volunteers! The wonderful volunteers who started off 2019 strong for us, both at Kianjavato and at Andasibe National Park- thanks for giving your time to help our efforts in Kianjavato!

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