The dancing Tenrec of Vatovavy, Madagascar, video by Sophie Malone, a research volunteer with the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership. This video features a cute baby lowland streaked tenrec.
MBP truly is an organization of partnerships… In the Malagasy capital of Antananarivo December 11-12, 2010, MBP, Conservation Fusion and the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) participated in a unique educational event focused on the critically endangered radiated tortoise. Together with Conservation International, this partnership shared a booth at the event to raise awareness of their work in the region by using soccer – a very popular sport in Madagascar. Herilala Randriamahazo, TSA’s Malagasy Tortoise Conservation … Read More
BBC joined Conservation International and the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership on the search for a new lemur species. Click here to watch the BBC video!
A species of fork-marked lemur believed to be new to science was discovered in the dry forests of Madagascar through a collaborative effort between Conservation International and Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership! – See more at: http://www.madagascarpartnership.org/blog/entry/1354171/possible-new-lemur-species-discovered#sthash.MEhZP3LK.dpuf Click here to read the complete press release from CI
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo received Top Honors for the Madagascar Biodiversity Program (MBP) in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) 2010 International Conservation Award. The award recognizes exceptional efforts toward regional habitat preservation, species restoration and support of biodiversity in the wild. AZA also announced the Conservation Endowment Fund (CEF) has granted $16,445 to support, “Rocket Stoves and Reforestation: Ensuring the Long-term Survival of Two Critically Endangered Lemur Species in Madagascar.”
At the AZA Annual Conference, September 12-16, in Houston, TX, the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership was named as the 2010 AZA International Conservation Award winner. This highly competitive competition compares a variety of conservation efforts around the world performed by a variety of different zoos and aquariums. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) names conservation as its highest priority, and recognizes exceptional efforts by AZA Institution, Related Facility, International Facility, or Conservation Partner members toward habitat … Read More
Bamboo lemur photos by Dr. Ed Louis, MBP director, are now on Primate Info Net: http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/factsheets/entry/bamboo_lemur