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The DLC-SAVA Conservation Mobile Interpretive Center

The DLC-SAVA Conservation Mobile Interpretive Center: A new dimension in our Environmental Education Program By Evrard Benasoavina, Lanto Andrianandrasana and James Herrera Environmental education (EE) is a crucial component of conservation. Knowing about the environment and the important benefits we get from nature is a first step towards managing and preserving natural resources. At the […]



Research Experience for Undergraduate Students in Madagascar – Part II

Independent research by local scientists making a difference in the SAVA region By Andolalao Rakotoarison, Tanjona Ramiadantsoa, Thio Rosin Fulgence, and James Herrera   Science is a fundamental part of society, yet it is often an exclusive field. To be a scientist requires education, which requires the finances of obtaining that education. In low-resource settings […]



Research Experience for Undergraduate Students in Madagascar – Part I

Increasing inclusivity in STEM: Partnership between DLC and CURSA, the local university in the SAVA region By Andolalao Rakotoarison, Tanjona Ramiadantsoa, Thio Rosin Fulgence, and James Herrera   In many low-income settings, like Madagascar, educational infrastructure is lacking to serve students further than primary school. Earning a high school degree is a huge achievement, out […]



Protecting lemurs during a pandemic

Preliminary results of ecological and social surveys conducted by researchers at the Centre Universitaire Régional de la SAVA (CURSA), in collaboration with Duke Lemur Center SAVA Conservation and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) By Edgar Rabevao, Audon Nivolala, Jean Eric Tsilanizara, Jeantauné Njakandrina, Aldo Bezara, Louisene Olina Rasoamiadana, Candidier Dimbiarijaonina, Hilariot Ramalazamanana, Flavien Rasolomon, Felix Jerimanana, […]