New Publication on Lepilemur phylogeny
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Congratulations to all those who contributed in our most recent manuscript “Phylogenomic Reconstruction of Sportive Lemurs (genus Lepilemur) Recovered from Mitogenomes with Inferences for Madagascar Biogeography” Click here to view the abstract!    

World Lemur Day 2016 COUNTDOWN
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This will be the 3rd annual World Lemur Day, which is held on the last Friday in October. Let’s all celebrate this day by raising awareness of the importance of lemur conservation. On Friday, October 28th we will be having a large Planting Event in Madagascar to celebrate this special day! We are so excited to have the community involved in this event. It not only empowers them but it educates them as well. The … Read More

New Publication!
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CONGRATULATIONS to all those who contributed in our most recent manuscript “Diversification of Angraecum (Orchidaceae, Vandeae) in Madagascar: Revised Phylogeny Reveals Species Accumulation through Time Rather than Rapid Radiation” Check out this interesting study on the family relationships within orchids! http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/asset?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0163194.PDF  

The Harsh Reality of Forest Fires in Madagascar
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This satellite imagery taken from #NASA on September 8th, depicts just how extreme and widespread the forest fires are in #Madagascar. As this article states; “The location, widespread nature, and number of fires suggest that these fires were deliberately set to manage land.” This is truly heartbreaking for us to see because Madagascar is considered to be one of the most diverse and ecologically important #biodiversity hotspots in the world. The country contains many highly … Read More

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