Lalao Aigrette

All posts by Lalao Aigrette

Lalao is one of our senior marine scientists, and is passionate about blue forests! She has been involved in mangrove field research for five years, undertaking a number of large-scale assessments in the southwest and northwest of Madagascar.

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Experiencing Europe: Attending the Student Conference on Conservation Science

by Lalao Aigrette, Senior Blue Carbon Scientist, Toliara – Madagascar The purpose of my first ever visit to Europe was to attend the fifteenth Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) in Cambridge, UK from March 25th to April 2nd. The...

/ May 19, 2014
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Using the right tools for the job: my experiences with TESSA

by Lalao Aigrette, Senior Blue Carbon Scientist, Toliara, Madagascar According to my colleagues, Kenya is my second home, as this trip marks my sixth visit to the east African country. I recently attended a follow-up workshop about the uses of the Toolkit...

/ Apr 8, 2014
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Staff Q&A with Lalao Aigrette, Senior Blue Carbon Scientist

In the sixteenth instalment in our series of Q&As with Blue Ventures staff, we ask Lalao Aigrette, our Senior Blue Carbon Scientist, some searching questions about science, conservation and superpowers… What is your scientific background? I have a degree from...

/ Dec 13, 2013
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Visiting the father of Gazelles

by Lalao Aigrette, Mangrove Field Scientist, Madagascar I recently visited the United Arab Emirates to participate in the Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project (ADBCDP). In Arabic, Abu Dhabi means the father of gazelle (Abu = father of, and Dhabi = gazelle),...

/ Apr 19, 2013

Mikoko Pamoja (Mangroves together)

By Lalao Aigrette Ravaoarinorotsihoarana, Mangrove REDD Research Manager, Blue Ventures Conservation. Earthwatch is an international NGO which runs a training program to enhance local and regional research capacity and has been supporting mangrove research in Kenya through the Tidal Forests...

/ Jun 29, 2011