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Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:00pm
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Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Saving Lemurs from Extinction: Conservation in Action

Patricia Chapple Wright, Professor of Anthropology, Stony Brook University

Primatologist and MacArthur Fellow Patricia Chapple Wright, recipient of the 2014 Indianapolis Prize for her extraordinary contributions to conservation efforts, will discuss her work protecting the lemurs and ecosystems of Madagascar. Wright will share her experiences engaging the Malagasy government, community stakeholders, and scientists in a team effort to integrate conservation with development projects, including one collaboration that led to the establishment of Ranomafana National Park, a World Heritage Site in southern Madagascar.

Lecture and book signing. Free and open to the public

Presented in collaboration with the Indianapolis Prize
Free event parking available in the 52 Oxford Street Garage

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Harvard University
Center for the Environment

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