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Where lemurs and humans are prey

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla Launchpad Fellow” Today we are sitting in front of an ox-less ox-cart. Cows are getting rarer and rarer here. Cattle-thieves came through our village August 2017 and took everything. A key… Read More
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Lemurs in the garbage

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla Launchpad Fellow” When I lift my travel mug to sip my coffee, it’s covered in a fine layer of red dust. On the lid, under the tab, on the ridges inside… Read More
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Connecting human and ecosystem health in rural Madagascar

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla Launchpad Fellow” There’s something primordial about mangrove forests, especially at high tide. We slip soundlessly from the sodden, loamy banks and into the labyrinth of twisted trees. The whisper of water… Read More
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