Centre ValBio Research campus in Madagasca

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Patricia C. Wright Lab at Stony Brook University

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Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences (IDPAS) at Stony Brook University

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The video below was shown for the COP18/CMP8 Climate Change Conference in Doha. Dr. Wright appears in a segment starting at 7:18

Watch the full Science on Tap interview with Dr. Wright. Science on Tap is a production of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. Follow this link to learn more about the Center.

The following video was produced, shot and edited by Sharon Pieczenick. 

A film by Daniel Roper-Jones

Nosy Maitso: Ranomafana is a film designed to enhance the conservation education programs being offered by Centre ValBio, a research station in the high mountainous rainforests of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Wildlife in Madagascar is diminishing rapidly due to poor agricultural practices, logging, and encroaching human populations. Centre ValBio seeks to stem this destruction, and this film has become an important element in their programs by bringing video education to rural communities surrounding the park, where even television is a rarity.

This film was recently granted the "Merit for Conservation Award" by the International Wildlife Film Festival in Montana.

The aim of the Nosy Maitso project is threefold: to raise local understanding about the unique and fragile biodiversity of Madagascar, to explain the importance of conservation research, and to show local communities how they can assist in the conservation effort.

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