A young malagasy woman sows the seeds of change in the Makay

Stephanie Razafimanonjy, project manager Reforestation

Stephanie, a young woman of Malagasy highlands, is our Chief Reforestation project. Working tirelessly, she has the art to be respected despite his frail figure in a field usually reserved to men, that management and agricultural work. At first light, it can be found in contemplating seedlings under shade structures.

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Launch of the 1 million trees project for the Makay

Nurseries for reforestation in the Makay in Madagascar

Naturevolution launching an ambitious reforestation project around the villages of Makay. 2019 will therefore saw the establishment of five nurseries, planting nearly 100,000 seeds - without use of plastic pots! - and replanting first few hundred trees.

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Evening inflamed Tsiazorambo

Gaëlle Joubert participated in the summer of 2019 a mission ecovolunteer Naturevolution. This mission took place in the villages of North Makay in Madagascar where the manager of the protected area and local communities Tsiazorambo decided to build a school and a nursery lined a vegetable. But one night, a fire starting is reported near the nursery ...

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(6/6) Why protect forests Makay?

Makay Massif forest in Madagascar

Why protect forests? If the choice is between a destructive tradition but works in the short term, and a conservation strategy that is not in the habits and that requires a change lifestyles, it's good to take stock of the real issues of forest protection - Makay those of Madagascar, of course!

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(5/6) Deforestation in Madagascar and the massive Makay

Canyon massif Makay deforested by fire.

Deforestation in Madagascar is among the fastest in the world. Yet it rarely makes headlines in the news. On our field of action in the Makay massif, numerous bush fires are started by local people. What are the reasons that lead to trigger fires?

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(4/6) How to act against deforestation

Meat, driver of deforestation

What can we actually do to make a positive impact, significant and rapid deforestation in the world? Let it without taboo, in order of importance.

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(3/6) Reforestation: Opportunities and Limitations

Nursery in Madagascar

Reboiser la terre pour sauver le climat et l’espèce humaine. Est-ce une utopie ? Face au changement climatique, à l’érosion des sols, à la désertification et à la déforestation, les gouvernements renchérissent à coup de campagnes de reforestation toutes plus ambitieuses les unes que les autres. Mais cela fonctionne-t-il ? Et si l’on veut récréer de la ‘forêt primaire’, comment s’y prendre ?

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(1/6) Deforestation: an inventory in 2019

La déforestation : on pensait la prise de conscience de ce fléau actée depuis longtemps… Mais les feux qui ont ravagé le Brésil et la Bolivie à l’été 2019, ainsi que leur regain en Indonésie, prouvent que l’on n’en finit pas de réduire le peu de forêts intactes qui restent sur notre planète. Faisons un point sur la situation aujourd’hui et regardons les causes de la déforestation, continent par continent.

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