Centre ValBio works to protect Madagascar’s unique and biologically diverse ecosystems
through conservation science and projects that directly benefit the local people.
CVB is an international research station situated on the edge of Madagascar's beautiful
and abundant Ranomafana National Park. Under the direction of renowned primatologist
Patricia C. Wright, Centre ValBio facilitates hands-on science to sustain the resources
and people of Madagascar. In collaboration with the local people, CVB is expanding
the frontiers of knowledge while safeguarding biodiversity for future generations.
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Patricia C. Wright
Dr. Patricia C.
Wright, the founder of Centre ValBio, is a
of Anthropology and the Herrnstein Professor of Conservation Biology at Stony Brook
University, a MacArthur Fellowship awardee, and an Indianapolis Prize winner for her
work protecting lemurs. Dr.
Wright has devoted most of her professional life to working in Madagascar. For three decades,
she has combined her research with efforts to preserve the country’s endangered forests,
wildlife, and local village communities.
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