In Madagascar, the ‘human/wildlife conflict’ is one that is oh-so-relevant and not something we can ignore. After a young orphan was caught burning newly planted forest in Kianjavato, the teams were faced with the aftermath and how to handle the situation.
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!
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
We are excited to introduce another new volunteer, Daan! He will be joining the reforestation team once he arrives in Madagascar. Check out his intro blog below and get to know a little bit more about him! “Hi, my name is Daan, I am 21 years old and I am from the Netherlands. Just recently, I finished a Bachelor in Biology with a major in Human and Animal Health and a minor in Plant Biotechnology at … Read More
Please welcome the MBP’s newest volunteer, Will! He is going to be working with the reforestation team in Kianjavato. We are happy to have him on board 🙂 Intro Bio: Hello team MBP! Will Lister here giving a late introductory blog, in September I shall be joining the reforestation team. Originally from Bristol in the UK I am part way through my Bsc Hons in Wildlife Conservation at Liverpool JMU University. Prior to … Read More