During the workshop at Mitsinjo, there was an adorable group of lemurs (Eulemur fulvus) every afternoon at 3 p.m. who sang for us. These unexpected visitors were welcomed guests and added a further relaxing touch to the workshop along with the bird song.
G2 led by Christian, surveying along the road
Christian led the 2ndt group during the nocturnal survey of chameleons
G1. Raphali's team
Raphali led the 1st group during the nocturnal survey of chameleons
A chameleon found during the nocturnal survey
Dr Angus CAREPENTER, University of East Anglia
Angus, a trainer during the workshop "International Wildlife Trade and biodiversity Conservation"
Dr David ROBERTS, University of Kent.
One of the trainers during the workshop "International Wildlife Trade and biodiversity Conservation"
Delegates at Mitsinjo workshop
Attendees to the workshop about international wildlife trade included CITES Authorities (Management Authority and Scientific Authority), Universities (DBA, DBEV, ESSA-Forêts, IHSM Tuléar) and researchers from NGOs working on Malagasy wildlife trade and conservation, with representatives attending from Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Amphibian Specialist Group Madagascar, Asity Madagascar Association, Vahatra Association, Conservation International, Royal Botanical Garden-Kew, Traffic International, Mitsinjo Association, MadagasikaraVoakajy, Missouri Botanical Garden. The workshop was organized by Madagasikara Voakajy Madagasikara Voakajy and funded by the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), University of Kent, UK.
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