01 July 2010

The problem with a coup détat

Madagascar is now home to one of the world's "unsupervised" Marmorkrebs populations. But, as I've noted before, the place is a political mess. The political mess has spilled over into a conservation mess.

That's the problem with a coup détat: Everyone assumes they can literally take anything they want.

That quote is from primatologist Patricia Wright. In this detailed interview, she lays out the current state of the situation in all its complexity.

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