Madagascar

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CURRENT ISSUES
Conservation in Madagascar
From Air Madagascar, this page presents current plant and wildlife preservation efforts on this island that houses more biodiversity than any other island in the world.

NPR Audio about Madagascar Issues

Listen to RADIO EXPEDITIONS¨ audio about the the impact that human activity is having on the lemurs of Madagascar.


SCIENCE RESEARCH
Alison Jolly
On this page a primatologist at Princeton University who's been studying lemurs for 35 years presents her observations and includes a list of other publications where her writings on Madagascar appear.

Patricia Wright
Read about Dr. Patricia Wright's research on Madagascar's Lemur Families through EARTHWATCH PROGRAMS.


GENERAL MADAGASCAR LINKS
Madagaskaria
A site containing diverse information about "The Rainbow Island," Madagascar, including history, music, and more.

Duke University's Primate Center
Adopt a lemur! This large site has information about Madagascar and its most popular primates. It includes electronic postcards, a gift shop, a name-the-baby lemur contest, and a Kid's Zone!

Short History of Madagascar
Another page from Air Madagascar, this provides a concise history of the island, from prehistory to the present.

Statistics & Facts
The United States Central Intelligence Agency's fact book information about Madagascar.

 

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