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Profession and study
PhD Student in the Junior Research Group “AMBio MADAGASCAR - Strategies for the conservation of biodiversity in Madagascar using the example of Lake Alaotra”, RG Ecology and Environmental Education, Department Biology, University of Hildesheim
Member of the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group - Madagascar Section
Research Fellowship 'Open Science', funded by Wikimedia and the Stifterverband
Session Chair „Existing resources for environmental education – what has been developed and how does it work“ during the workshop “Exchange on environmental education in Madagascar”, 24th – 27th November, Parc Ivoloina, Madagascar
Instructor during the seminar “International environmental education” in the realms of the DAAD exchange program „Quality Network Biodiversity“, 19th – 26th February, University of Antananarivo, Madagascar
Guest editor in the peer-reviewed journal “Madagascar Conservation & Development”, Volume 10 Issue S1: Special Issue on Community-based Biodiversity Conservation in Madagascar.
Member of the organization committee of the GfÖ „Integrating ecological knowledge into nature conservation and ecosystem management“, 08th – 12th September, Hildesheim, Germany
Member of the organization committee of the Open Landscapes „Ecology, Management and Nature Conservation”, 29th September – 03th October, Hildesheim, Germany
Internship and following engagement at „Waldscout“, a cooperation project between Jugendburg Hessenstein, NAJU Hessen and the National Park Kellerwald-Edersee for environmental and wilderness education
Master Study (German Diploma) of Biology at the University of Kaiserslautern. Thesis title: „Traits and life forms of epiphytic bryophytes in French Guiana“
International environmental education
Education for sustainable development
Nature conservation (in developing countries)
Waeber, P.O., Reibelt, L.M., Randriamalala, I.H., Moser, G., Raveloarimalala, L.M., Ralainasolo, F.B., Ratsimbazafy, J., Woolaver, L. (2017) Local awareness and perceptions: consequences for conservation of marsh habitat at Lake Alaotra for one of the world’s rarest lemurs. Oryx. DOI:10.1017/S0030605316001198
Rendigs, A., Reibelt, L.M., Ralainasolo, F.B., Ratsimbazafy, J.H. & Waeber, P.O. (2015) Ten years into the marshes – Hapalemur alaotrensis conservation, one step forward and two steps back? Madagascar Conservation & Development 10(S1): 13-20.
Reibelt, L.M, Richter, T., Waeber, P.O., Rakotoarimanana, S. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. (2014) Environmental education in its infancy at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 9(2): 71-82.
Reibelt, L.M., Richter, T, Rendigs, A. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2017. Prägende Erlebnisse und Vorbilder madagassischer Naturschützer und Umweltpädagogen. SIIVE, Bayreuth (Talk)
Reibelt, L.M., Richter, T., Waeber, P.O. Rendigs, A., Rakotoarimanana, S. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2014. Environmental Education: Clashing value systems at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar. GfÖ, Hildesheim (Talk)
Reibelt, L.M., Waeber, P.O., Wilmé, L., Garcia, C., Dray, A., Rendigs, A., Richter, T. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2014. From teaching knowledge to gaming for understanding: using a management role playing game as learning tool. ISAGA gaming conference, Dornbirn, Austria (Poster).
Reibelt, L.M., Richter, T., Rendigs, A., Waeber, P.O., & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2013. Are the future resource users aware of their environment? Environmental education in its infancy at Lake Alaotra. 1st Open Landscapes Conference, Madagascar Workshop, Hildesheim (Talk)
Mantilla-Contreras, J., Ratsimbazafy, J., Rendigs, A., Richter, T., Lammers, P.L., Rakotoarisoa, T.F., Reibelt, L.M. & Waeber, P.O. 2012. A change-framework for the management and conservation of Hapalemur alaotrensis. International Prosimian Congress, Ranomafana, Madagaskar (Talk)
Reibelt, L.M., Richter, T., Rendigs, A., Waeber, P.O., & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2012. Environmental Education as a tool for conservation of Hapalemur alaotrensis. International Prosimian Congress, Ranomafana, Madagaskar (Talk)