Monthly Archives: July 2015

An Independent Project- What Could Possibly Go Wrong? By Alison

As an undergraduate student pursuing a career in ecological research, I knew I needed experience in independent research. So, of course, I jumped at the chance to design and run an independent project with Honko in Madagascar. Immediately, I hit … Continue reading

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Premiers pas à Madagascar ! By Laetitia

Après un vol de 10 heures de Paris à St-Denis puis 1h30 pour atteindre Antananarivo, aussi appelé Tana, je foule enfin le sol malgache, et là c’est l’immersion directe, peut-être un peu trop au premier abord… En effet, je sors … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Village: A Fish Monitors Perspective, By Kristoffer

It’s the night before, and all are gathered around the kitchen table. Lalas, the volunteer coordinator, looks up from his meal, “We will do fish tomorrow in the village” he says. I respond, “What time?” although I already suspect the … Continue reading

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Comme un poisson dans l’eau… By Pierre

Le deuxième mois à Honko est en quelque sorte le mois de la spécialisation. Les habitudes sont biens là et ont se « malgachise » sans s’en rendre compte. Là où auparavant nous étions peu à l’aise, maintenant tout ou presque devient … Continue reading

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New and Improved Packing List, by Alison

Honko is in a beautiful place, but it’s not what I expected. I’m not sure what I expected, but in the month I’ve been here, I’ve found myself beginning to worry about running out of some surprisingly needed items. First: … Continue reading

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Things to know before your trip to Honko, by Kristoffer

Congratulations, you have been accepted to Honko. Before too long you will be traveling out to join us amongst the mangroves. However, there are a few things you should know before you begin your journey. The journey is a long … Continue reading

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