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.
The SEED blog
Talking about sustainable environment, education, development in Southeast Madagascar.
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.
Conserving biodiversity and following to a long term strategy can be difficult, with projects typically only funded for a few years. SEED's Environment team has recently been developing our broad Conservation Programme, examining the effectiveness of our work to date, and looking ahead to the next 20 years.
On World Environment Day, we take a look at how the current global crisis has created an opportunity for national staff to take over responsibility for the monitoring of Project Ala's corridors and forest fragments.
Project Development Officer Emma Irving summarises the progress made on our forest corridors initiative, Project Ala, in it's first year, and how the Coronavirus crisis is likely to affect it in the coming months.
Senior Research Assistant Kashmir Flint talks about SCRP’s dragonfly surveying and their importance for wetland habitats and wider conservation research.
Forestry Specialist Sam Ambler and Senior Project Development Officer James Benton take a look at the conservation education Project Ala is carrying out with young people in Sainte Luce, and the benefits of this to conservation efforts.
Project Rufus is carrying out groundbreaking scientific research into the feeding habits and activity of the Madagascar Flying Fox (Pteropus rufus). In this article the SCRP team explain what it's all about and why it matters.
One of our recent SEED Madagascar Conservation Research Programme volunteers, Morgan, reflects on her 10 weeks spent with the programme, the highs, lows, and why you should consider it too.
Driven by his passion for the environment, Laza found his dream job with SEED Madagascar as Project Ala's Project Coordinator. Originally posted to Global Giving.