New Well in Vatovavy
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Look at the progress being made to our new well in Vatovavy! This project has been in the works for a while now and has taken a lot of planning and logistics. Amazingly, the team dug 23 meters in total! Big thanks to all those who are working effortlessly on this project! #TeamworkMakestheDreamWork #Madgascar  

UPDATE >> SO close to a MILESTONE
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  Yesterday’s planting event increased our total by 6,999 trees! With only one more planting event left in the year, we are confident that we will reach our goal of planting ONE MILLION trees in #madagascar in FIVE years! Stay tuned! #reforestation #Conservation #18daysleft SOS – Save Our Species Arbor Day Foundation Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium  

UPDATE > Million Tree Milestone
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Another planting event today, so you guessed it, we have a new total in our quest to plant 1,000,000 within five years. We are now at 986,786 trees with two planting events left in 2016 next week. I would like to thank all of the organizations which were so instrumental in getting our reforestation program where it is today Zoo Boise, Denver Zoo, Disney Conservation Fund, Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conservation Grant Fund, Irwin … Read More

Lost Species Day
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DID YOU KNOW? The presence of the Uncarina fruit in Madagascar is believed to represent the leftovers of a co-evolutionary relationship… The unique morphology of the fruit along with its placement on the ground lead us to believe that they were dispersed in open habitats by the extinct elephant bird. This Uncarina fruit can be found in Lavavolo where MBP works with ring-tailed lemurs and tortoises, a unique ecosystem where the “ghosts” of extinct species … Read More

11.30 is Lost Species Day
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  In honor of #LostSpeciesday the MBP is going to remember and mourn the loss of all the extinct species in the world. The ones whose existence ended so abruptly. Let today also be a day to appreciate what we have left and commit to protecting it before its gone forever. #BetheVoice #ProtectWhatsLeft  

Welcome, Bruce Lee!
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    The MBP would like to welcome our newest member of the Aye-aye monitoring program at Montagne des Francais project site. Although the new male Aye-aye has an impersonal individual identification code (MDF16.32) to track all the data that we will collect from his activities, the MBP will follow the tradition of this site and give him the nickname of a martial arts legend. So, say hello to “Bruce Lee”. More to follow on … Read More

One Million for Madgascar
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        We are on track to planting 1,000,000 trees by the end of the year! Everyone in Kianjavato is pushing hard to reach our million tree milestone! Back in 2012, we set a goal to plant ONE MILLION trees in the forests of Kianjavato in five years. This being part of our reforestation program with the ultimate goal of connecting forest fragments and providing a corridor for animal movement. We are also working to … Read More

Ten Years: 23 Species
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As 2016 begins to wrap up, we are taking the time to look back at our achievements.  Especially within the last decade…. because our research along with the support of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, has led to the discovery of 23 NEW SPECIES of lemurs! It’s fascinating to not only think about but to visually see… Below is a timeline of all 23 newly discovered species in chronological order. (Click the timeline to take a … Read More

WLD Planting Event in Kianjavato
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Our reforestation program, in collaboration with our amazing partners at Conservation Fusion, works with the members of the community in Kianjavato to connect forest fragments and provide a corridor for the #lemurs. This amazing shot is capturing them heading out to the planting site for #WorldLemurDay2016 **The Goal** To plant 10,000 seedlings as part of the #reforestation efforts which has planted over 900,000 trees in this region since 2012! #WorldLemurFestival#LemursLoveTrees#ForestsforLemurs

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