News & Blog – October 2014

‘Mother of the forest’: why local enthusiasm could be the baobab’s saviour

Posted on by Georgina Magin

Georgina Magin, Fauna & Flora International’s Global Trees Campaign manager, writes about her recent trip to visit some of Madagascar’s most charismatic flora. After driving through the eroded highlands of central Madagascar, we descend to the western plain and see the first Grandidier’s baobabs (known locally as Renala) towering like skyscrapers over the fields and…