Introducing our newest Volunteer, Kenneth! Hello, my name is Kenneth! Originally from the Houston, Texas, I am currently a student in the Europe-Africa program at the Paris Institute of Political Studies where I study Politics and Government. I believe that conservation and environmental issues are always community issues. By volunteering with MBP, I am hoping to learn directly in the region I study how public actors cooperate with local communities in order to achieve goals … Read More
Everyone Meet Edyta! Everyone meet new volunteer, Edyta! Originally from Poland, Edyta has traveled ALL the WAY from Sweden to help us out! We are very fortunate to have her help us out, especially in a time like now, when we are short on volunteers. Edyta is very interested in biodiversity and can’t wait to learn about our large-scale reforestation project in Kianjavato. Her motivation and determination are exactly what the MBP needs and we are thrilled … Read More
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!
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
Aug 3, 2017 Introduction Blog written by Megan Introducing our newest Volunteer, Megan! During my undergraduate studies in anthropology, I had the opportunity to take part in Field School in Belize for 1 month. We studied the behavioural patterns of Alouatta Pigra (Howler monkeys) and their feeding habits. Prior to this, I went to South Africa with a “Volunteerism” program that saw me working at the Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre … Read More
Please welcome one of our newest volunteers, Zach! With his passion for primates and conservation, this ‘anthropologist-in-training’ will be joining the varecia Monitoring Team! Learn more about him in his intro blog below! “Hello! My name is Zach, and I’m a 22 year old from Michigan. I received a B.S. in Anthropology this past December from Grand Valley State University, a school in the western part of the state near Lake Michigan. My focuses are biological … Read More