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25/09/2023

A New Community-Led Ecosystem-Based Conservation Initiative Begins in CAZ West

We are proud to announce a new collaboration with The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund whose support is making it possible for an important multi-year community-focused project to begin in a section of the Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor in eastern...

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31/05/2022

Critically Endangered Lemur Triplets Born at Port Lympne Reserve

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve in Kent, is celebrating the arrival of three beautiful baby white-belted ruffed lemurs, one of the world’s most endangered primates.

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17/05/2022

Madagascar - Reversing decades of destruction

A place like no other

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06/09/2021

Raising Awareness on Conservation by Education and Action

Forest degradation is a recurring phenomenon throughout Madagascar every year. Unfortunately, Andriantantely forest is not spared from the devastating impact of this destructive behaviour: Tavy (Slash-and-burn agriculture), Teviala (Forest clearing...

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23/08/2021

A Ray of Hope in Madagascar Despite the Pandemic!

According to the Global Forest Watch (GFW), forest around our Maevatanana Ambato-Boeny (MAB) project area has lost 17% of its initial cover over the past 20 years. Fire, illegal logging and converting forest into agricultural area / pasture for...

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08/04/2021

Giant leap for conservation in Madagascar

Thanks to the hard work of our dedicated team in Madagascar six new community-managed conservation sites have been created. Including our existing site established in 2012, these seven sites cover an enormous 37,363 hectares (roughly 10% of the...

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17/03/2021

Community Support and Lemur Conservation in the Vohibe/Vohitrambo Rainforest Fragments of Madagascar

(Results of a six month project supported by the Lemur Conservation Action Fund which is managed by Global Wildlife Conservation)

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02/03/2020

The Fate of Madagascar's Rainforest Habitat

Aspinall Foundation conservationists contributed to a recent publication in the high impact journal "Nature Climate Change" entitled "The fate of Madagascar’s rainforest habitat". We provided 456 geo-referenced observations of black-and-white ruffed...

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23/12/2019

Our Year in Madagascar 2019

In addition to our work with lemurs across several protected sites in Madagascar some of our most exciting discoveries in 2019 have occurred at one of our newer projects - the wetlands of the AmbatoBoeny/ Maevatanana region. Thanks to funding from...

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31/08/2019

Madagascar - More Than Lemurs

Madagascar truly is unique, with so many species on the island found nowhere else in the world.

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