Conservation Spotlight
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 July 19, 2017           Interview From the Field New Nursery Manager Shares His Inspiring Story Berthin and his two boys reside in the small village of Vintanona, the total population is about 200 people. He is a family-man and wants nothing but the best for his boys. He feels that it is very important for his boys to grow up with a proper education. Unfortunately, finding work and raising your family isn't … Read More
Reforestation Revives Abandoned Village
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 July 18, 2017            Written in the Field by Dr. Cynthia Frasier  Bringing Life Back to Vohipotsy It's about a 40-minute walk along a meandering path to the reforestation nursery from the village of Vohipotsy. MBP's Vohipotsy Nursery sits on a slope facing the site, where the first community planting event took place. Once the event began, we noticed people slowly drifting through the rice fields. They came in cautiously, in small groups. Until … Read More
Publication Release!
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  June 12, 2017            Written by Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership Congratulations Tim on Publication! Tim's paper titled "Comparing the use of live trees and deadwood for larval foraging by aye ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at Kianjavato and Torotorofotsy, Madagascar" was published in the Journal of Primatology. He is a graduate student at The Ohio State University Department of Anthropology and has been collaborating with Dr. Edward Louis Jr.  and the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership with his … Read More
Welcome Caroline!
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  June 5, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Caroline Introducing our newest Volunteer, Caroline! Hello! My name is Caroline Wilford and I just graduated with a B.S. in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Iowa. After my summer with MBP, I am planning on continuing my education at Austin Peay State University with a Master’s Degree in Biology. Of the courses I took at Iowa, some of my favorites were immersion based … Read More
Welcome Emma!
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  May 28, 2017            Introduction Blog written by Emma Introducing our newest Volunteer, Emma I am a recent graduate from California State University, Los Angeles and received my degree in Anthropology with a minor in biology. I am obsessed with primates and do lots of work with captive primates. I studied ringtail lemurs at the Los Angeles Zoo and completed a project on their agonism. I am also a research volunteer … Read More
Welcome Amy!
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  May 24, 2017            Introduction Blog Written by Amy Introducing our newest volunteer, Amy! Hello! My name is Amy; I am a 26 year old Pennsylvania native, who has been working in the zoo field for the past four years! I graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. While attending school, I studied abroad for a semester in Barcelona Spain, where I was able … Read More
VOLUNTEER IN THE FIELD
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  May 22, 2017            Introduction Blog written by Carolina Introducing our newest volunteer, Carolina! My name is Carolina and I am originally from Brazil. I hold a degree in Ecology from São Paulo State University (Brazil). I have worked for 4 years on projects in my country that involved conservation initiatives such as forest restauration and flora and fauna surveys. I have been focusing on improving my conservation knowledge aiming to positively … Read More
New Publication by MBP Grad Student
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Congratulations to Daniel for his recent publication in the Lemur News Vol 20 2017 Lemur News Vol. 20! 

Welcome Chiara!
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  May 22, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Chiara Introducing our newest Volunteer, Chiara! "Hello, my name is Chiara. I am 21 years old from Rome, Italy. I graduated last year in London with a BSc in Zoology, during which I also studied in the field the habitats and wildlife of the coastal environments of Scotland, the mountains, and rivers of Croatia and the savannah of South Africa. In October I … Read More
Conservation, Efficiency, and Ten Barefoot Men
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  May 14, 2017            Written by Kyle, from Blank Park Zoo Today I got to watch a unique building process, the construction of a roof made entirely from ravenala leaves.  At 8:00 in the morning ten local barefoot men came to the Kianjavato field station to install the roof on the new Vontsira tent site.  As I sat there watching the men begin work, I was amazed at the efficiency of … Read More
Welcome Arielle!
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  April 24, 2017             Introduction Blog written by Airelle Introducing our newest volunteer, Arielle! Hi everyone! I’m Arielle & I currently live in Anchorage, Alaska. I was born and raised in the beautiful Last Frontier, moved to California for several years, and am currently back in Alaska studying for my bachelor of science in biology. Being raised in Alaska means I was frequently exposed to all kinds of wildlife. We often … Read More
Let’s Welcome Steven!
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We’re excited to introduce our newest volunteer to the field, Steven! His time in Madagascar will be spent with the prolemur simus team, monitoring their activities and behaviors. Steven will be starting Veterinary Medical School in the fall and decided to gain some more field experience before hand. Learn more about him in his Intro Blog below!                                     … Read More

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