Though the stories of these conservation actors span various disciplines and categories, they are all united by a common purpose. Through their dedication to conservation, these individuals worked to conserve and protect incredibly diverse ecosystems and species worldwide.
The island nation of Madagascar has a dubious accolade: it is the world-leader in deforestation. Now, some of the island’s teenagers have started a farming revolution – working to stop food production from destroying the island’s rich rainforest.
The Mpala Research Center’s Facebook Page celebrates some of the incredible Women in Science at Mpala. A few of their female scientists to reflect on their experiences and offer advice. By highlighting the achievements of women in science, Mpala is not only celebrating their contributions to research but also recognizing their struggles navigating what was, for many of them, a non-traditional career.