January 22, 2014

Disappearing Species: Saving Primates through Community Conservation

Travis Steffens

This lecture will discuss threats to primates in Madagascar, and innovative solutions that help people and primates coexist.

About the Presenter

travis steffens

Travis S. Steffens has a BSc and MS in Primatology from the University of Calgary, and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. Travis divides his time between Toronto and Madagascar, where he studies Coquerel’s sifakas. Travis is also the founder of Planet Madagascar, a community conservation, education and development project that aims to conserve Madagascar’s biodiversity while capacitating and improving the lives of people who live there.

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