MADAGASCAR LEMURS AND CONSERVATION WITH PROFESSOR PATRICIA WRIGHT
Professor Patricia Wright, world-renowned anthropologist, primatologist, lemur specialist, and conservationist speaks with Heidi Hutner, PhD, Director of Sustainability Studies at Stony Brook University, about her life and work. Professor Wright is a MacArthur Fellow, an Indianapolis Conservation Prize Winner, among many prestigious prizes. She helped restore and build the magnificent Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar. Presently, Wright is on a mission to rebuild the forest system in Madagascar and she needs our help. In this talk she explains how forests are good for the ecosystem and the well being of the people of Madagascar, and they are crucial in the battle to avert global climate change.