We recently (24-26 May) participated in the celebrations organised by the Ministry of Environment and Forests in Antananarivo for the International Year of Biodiversity.
All the latest news from Madagasikara Voakajy, the Malagasy biodiversity organisation dedicated to the conservation of endemic vertebrates and their habitats in Madagascar.
'Capacity Building' is a much used, and abused, term in biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Madagasikara Voakajy's version of capacity buidling falls into two categories, give and take.
The Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species is an international treaty that aims to ensure that commercial collection, hunting and fishing of species for global trade does not endanger the survival of wild populations.