Blog by Amelia Greenberg
Please welcome “Cobalt” to the world! He is a beautiful five month old Aye-aye with a smile that will melt your heart! Cobalt is the offspring to Tsinjo, which is her third baby since 2011. <3 Little Cobalt is a reminder that the greatest minerals in the world aren’t only found in the ground…but also up in the trees!
“Kintana” the Critically Endangered Radiated Tortoise is back! Take a walk with her in the spiny desert forest while she tells you a little bit more about herself.
Take a walk with ‘Kintana’ the Critically Endangered Radiated Tortoise and learn a little bit about her species and the problems she faces..
We had some very special visitors today, SOS- Save our Species and Dr. Russ Mittermeier from Conservation International came to our site in Kianjavato. Conservation Fusion worked with us in preparing for the special event by gathering the children and teachers to do a dance and presentation for them. The entire community got together to welcome these very special visitors, including a very special Aye-aye named Diamond 🙂 Thanks to everyone who helped make this … Read More
The MBP is pleased to introduce Larissa to our Prolemur simus monitoring team! She will be joining the team in July 2016. We are excited to have her on board! 🙂 Intro Bio: “Hello, I’m Larissa, I’m from Manchester in the UK. I have always been a lover of animals since a young age and a lover of the outdoors since attending the university of Cumbria with in the British lake district in which … Read More
Check out these awesome greeting cards designed and produced by one of our very own, Missy Hawkins! By purchasing these cards you are helping to support Malagasy lemurs as proceeds will be donated to a Malagasy NGO studying the biodiversity and biogeography of lemurs. Click here for more information!!
Check out one of our recent articles that was published in the Journal of Primatology, “Evaluating the Genetic Diversity of Three Endangered Lemur Species (Genus: Propithecus) from Northern Madagascar” Congrats to everyone in our lab who contributed! Click here to view it! (Please disregard the publishing dates, as it was an error made by the publisher.)
Meet our newest MBP Volunteer, Katherine! She will be joining the Reforestation Team. Intro Bio: “Hello! My name is Katherine Day and I’m a 22 year old outdoor enthusiast. I’m a recent graduate of the “miracle class” from Sweet Briar College and during my four years there I accomplished not only receiving a biology degree but also a psychology degree all amidst the chaos of last year’s attempted closing. I’m from a … Read More
Today is National Endangered Species Day and its important to acknowledge all the critically endangered species out there, including the lemurs. Madagascar is considered a biodiversity hotspot and has only about 10% of its original habitat left. Human activity pressures have been the culprit to the loss of 90% of the forests. With this ever-decreasing habitat, Madagascar’s lemur species have become the world’s most threatened group of mammals. #EndangeredSpeciesDay #MBP #Savethelemurs
This is Sam Ambler’s last day as the Reforestation Supervisor here in Kianjavato. Even on her last day, Sam is busy entering information from the data sheet that she created to make recording the tree species planted be correlated with the GPS data. Sam began working first as a MBP volunteer for 6 months, followed by 15 months pushing the reforestation efforts which is now planting 10,000 trees per week. Good luck Sam, you will … Read More