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Dec. 23, 2019 - "Climate change and deforestation could wipe out Madagascar's ruffed lemurs and rainforest in next 50 years, experts warn." By Kashmira Gander. Newsweek.

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Feb. 22, 2017 - "How Do You Pick a Lemur Out of a Lineup? This Software Makes the Leap." By Aaron Sidder. Smithsonian Magazine.

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Feb. 23, 2017 - "Lemur facial recognition tool developed." BBC News.

Dec. 23, 2019 - "Madagascar’s famous lemurs could lose their rainforest by 2080." By Erica Tennenhouse. National Geographic.

Dec. 23, 2019 - "Madagascar's iconic ruffed lemurs could lose up to 93 per cent of their habitat by 2070 due to climate change and deforestation." By Ian Randall. Daily Mail.

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Apr. 11, 2016 - "Lemur extinctions in Madagascar leave behind doomed orphan trees." By Fred Pearce. New Scientist.

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Aug. 6, 2013 - "The evolution of day care — in lemurs." By Carolyn Johnson. The Boston Globe.

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Dec. 6, 2017 - "Cuddling up may keep red-bellied lemurs healthy." By Claire Maladarelli. Popular Science.


December 5, 2016

It's officially been over one month since the start to my Fulbright experience in Madagascar and I am way past due on a blog post! So much has happened here in the last month and it started with my flight into Antananarivo (Tana) from JFK at the end of October. My exit...

August 21, 2015


Sadly my time in Madagascar is starting  to come to an end, I have about a week and a half left in this amazing country and I’m working hard to finish up all the last minute things that need to be done in order to wrap up this field season! The last two weeks here hav...

August 4, 2015

The last month here in Madagascar has been INCREDIBLY successful! On July 5th Chloe Chen-Kraus (a PhD candidate from Yale) arrived at the station just in time for the final preparations before our big trip

out for the summer. On the 7th we left with my team to head to t...

July 3, 2015

The last three weeks here in Madagascar have flown by! The week after I returned from Mangevo I was unable to join my team in the field as I was recovering from an infection that prohibited me from wearing boots, which made it impossible for me to hike out with them. F...

June 16, 2015

I returned Saturday from my first field expedition down near the Mangevo village, which is located close to the southeastern portion of Ranomafana National Park. The trip to Mangevo was long, starting with a 30 minute car ride to Morafeno and then a 5 hour hike out to...

June 8, 2015

My first week here at the station has been a whirlwind! I sat down on Monday with my guide (SOLO Justin) and a few other guides to try and plan out some of the sites I will checking out and trying to sample around Ranomafana National Park. We decided to start with a vi...

June 1, 2015

I am officially all settled in at Centre ValBio Research Station (CVB) located in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar where I will be based out for the next three months as I conduct field work for my MA thesis project! It was quite a long road to get here, I left on...

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