Honoring Madagascar’s Women
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  On behalf of International Women's Day, we’d like to spotlight on Fara! Fara is the head Assistant at MBP's Antaretra Nursery and she has been employed with the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership for over a year and a half. As a Nursery Assistant Fara tends to all of the Nurseries daily needs. Fara’s responsibilities are important and without her daily upkeeping, it merely wouldn’t exist. Her role is essential to our reforestation program and plays a major part … Read More
Call Me Ishmael
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Hello. My name is Joshua. You can call me Josh. Or not. This is an electronic message that will be put on a website, or not, who’s to know. I will type and send this to another who may or may not post this. Like Schroedinger’s Cat, I just don’t know, but I digress. I am from Calmar, Iowa, United States of America. If you’re from Calmar, although it is spelled c-a-l-m-a-r, we pronounce it … Read More
Introducing new volunteer, Maria!
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  Jan 12, 2018        Introduction Blog written by Maria

Welcome Margaret!
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  Jan 11, 2018             Introduction Blog written by Margaret Introducing our newest Volunteer, Margaret! “Manaona daholo (Hello everyone),  My name is Margaret and I am a post-undergraduate from EKU in Anthropology. I live on a farm in eastern Kentucky and my first time venturing out of the home nest was to Costa Rica in 2013, working with the Maderas Rainforest Conservancy Group. While there I was studying primate ecology and behavior (primarily … Read More
Meet Kristina!
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  Dec 10, 2018            Introduction Blog written by Kristina Introducing our newest Volunteer, Kristina! Hello, my name is Kristina. I just graduated with an Environmental Science degree from Stockton University in New Jersey. Since I was a young girl, I’ve been working with horses. I’ve always been fascinated by interpreting animal behavior and I want to gain more knowledge on endangered species so that I can make an impactful contribution to animal … Read More
Welcoming New Volunteer, Josh!
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  Dec 10, 2018             Introduction Blog written by Josh Introducing our newest Volunteer, Josh! Hello. My name is Josh. I am from Calmar, IA, which is ten miles south of Decorah. And if that doesn’t make sense to you, don’t worry, these locations are in the very northeast corner of the state in the Driftless zone. I come from a large family of ten: mom, dad, me, and seven brothers. Yes, you … Read More
Welcome to Madagascar, Ian!
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   Jan 9, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Ian Introducing our newest Volunteer, Ian! Hello!  My name is Ian and I'm from Prince Edward Island, Canada.  PEI is a small province on the east coast of Canada with only about 150,000 residents.  Perhaps the only similarity between PEI and Madagascar is that they are both islands.  We have long, cold winters with relatively short but beautiful summers.  A large part of PEI culture involves … Read More
Everyone meet Hope!
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  Jan 8, 2018             Introduction Blog written by Hope Introducing our newest Volunteer, Hope! Hi I’m Hope. I’m from Cheshire, United Kingdom. I’ve been passionate about animals from a young age. My passion for animals and conservation led me to study an Environmental Science BSC from Oxford Brookes University and then an MSC in Zoo Conservation Biology at Plymouth University. For my Masters I carried out a research project at Dao Tien, … Read More
Call for Volunteers!
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Investigators at the Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium (OHDZA) seek qualified and0 highly motivated volunteer research assistants to contribute to an on-going conservation program in southeastern Madagascar. Nine lemur species, several of which are critically endangered, are present in the remaining yet unprotected forest fragments, as is a rich variety of other endemics (birds, chameleons, tenrecs, etc.). The monitoring effort is led by OHDZA and its partner, the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership (MBP; a Malagasy … Read More

VOLUNTEER IN MADAGASCAR
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The Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership is currently seeking Volunteers for the January 2018 cohort Are you ready for a life-changing experience?   Become part of the solution and help us provide a future for the many endemic and endangered species whose lives are at stake. If you enjoy nature and have a passion for environmental protection, then contact us for more details! MORE DETAILS
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Postdoctoral Fellowships in Madagascar Biodiversity GenomicsOmaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Department of Conservation Genetics (OHDZA-CG) based in Omaha, Nebraska, is seeking a post-doctoral researcher with interest/expertise in the generation and analysis of next-generation sequencing data of lemurs, tortoises, and other taxa from Madagascar Responsibilites & Duties These include the following (other duties may be assigned): The successful applicant will be proficient in the construction of genomic libraries and in-solution hybridization methodologies … Read More
Meet our Newest Volunteer
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  October 17, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Jake Introducing New Volunteer, Jake My name is Jake, and I am a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where I studied Animal Sciences and Natural Resource Conservation. During my undergrad, I had the opportunity to research black rhinoceros via non-invasive dung DNA. I also volunteered in Botswana where I participated in wildlife monitoring and studied human-wildlife conflict. As an early-career … Read More
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