Welcome to Centre ValBio Centre ValBio works to protect Madagascar’s unique and biologically diverse ecosystems through conservation science and projects that directly benefit the local people, including rural health care delivery. CVB has a world-class research station sited on the edge of Madagascar's beautiful and abundant Ranomafana National Park. Under the direction of world-renowned primatologist Patricia Wright, Centre ValBio facilitates hands-on science to sustain the resources and people of Madagascar. In collaboration with villagers, we're expanding the frontiers of knowledge while safeguarding biodiversity for future generations.
Dental Team in Ranomafana Assists Nearly a Thousand People »
The Stony Brook University dental team plans to return to Ranomafana and Centre ValBio to assist in dental care in July 2015.
Land of Lemurs and Other Strange Things »
Young Explorer Cara Brook is in Madagascar studying the impact of human land development on biodiversity and how it could potentially spread infectious diseases that are transmitted from animals to people. (Explorers Journal)
Dr. Patricia Wright, Professor of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, nominated for the 2014 Indianapolis Prize »
True Heroes to Vie for Quarter of a Million Dollars in World’s Leading Award for Animal Conservation
UNICEF's Beyond School Books Podcast »
In collaboration with the Sunshine Comes First Foundation, Mia Tsang, an 8th grader at Rhinebeck High School in New York, participated in an exchange program with the Madagascar town of Ranomafana.
Dr. Patricia Wright, Professor of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, elected to the American Philosophical Society »
Recognizing her work as one of the world's most dynamic primatologists, conservationists, and directors of research