This project supports in-country EDGE Fellows to help conserve relevant EDGE species
This project will carry out the first population study of this Vulnerable species in Madagascar.
The objectives are to provide more understanding of the ecology of Horastrea indica and to integrate findings into the Velondriake management plan, to ensure adequate protection for the species.
NGO dedicated to working with local communities to conserve threatened marine environments.
Rado works for Blue Ventures in Madagascar and is looking at the EDGE coral Horastrea indica.
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