Polly talks to SEED Conservation Research Programme stalwarts Hoby and Tsiraiky, about life as a field researcher, biodiversity, challenges, swamps, and of course, lemurs.
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Talking about sustainable environment, education and development in southeast Madagascar. New articles every week from our team!
As World Rainforest Day approaches, our Forestry Specialist Sam Ambler explains the process of reforestation, which is much more than just planting trees!
A year since rising COVID-19 cases necessitated significant changes to how our SEED Conservation Research Programme operates, Emma takes a look at the impacts.
With a little help from drones, SEED are gaining a fresh and novel perspective on the status of mahampy wetlands around Sainte Luce. In this blog we discuss how using a bird's-eye view can support monitoring of landscape-scale changes in the region.
Taking a look at the fragile nature of habitat conservation, when illegal logging disturbed the roost site of Madagascar Flying Foxes in Sainte Luce earlier this year.
On the eve of Giving Tuesday, Programme Officer Emma Irving looks at the events held of World Lemur Day in Sainte Luce, including a documentary showing on lemurs.
On World Lemur Day, we take a look at what the recent updates to the IUCN Red List mean for SEED's conservation work with the lemurs of Sainte Luce, Madagascar.
As some of the forest corridors in Project Ala are now a year old, Forestry Specialist Sam Ambler takes a look at the successes of the project, both for the environment and the local landowners.
SEED's Conservation Research Programme is designing a new research project to study smaller bat species in the Sainte Luce area of southeast Madagascar. Find out more about microbats and the interesting avenues for research in this week's blog.
Programme Officer Emma Irving looks at the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on conservation in Madagascar, what this means for SEED's Project Ala, and how we're adapting to find resilient solutions.