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Management of fragmented highland forest in south central Madagascar. (October 2001.)
Director: Rajaona Daniel
Research Objectives: 1 Sustainable management of tropical highland rainforest. 2 Study of adaptive lemur behaviour in fragmented rainforest 3 Rainforest rehabilitation 4 Contribute to the eastern rainforest corridor.
Field Positions and Volunteers: •Ialatsara lemur forest camp invites researcher, conservationist and ecotourism scientists to visit and work here. •Facilities include comfortable permanent tents, electricity and a small restaurant.
Species Studied: Propithecus edwardsi (Milne-Edward's sifaka)
Other Species at Site: Cheirogaleus (dwarf lemur), Eulemur rubriventer (red-bellied lemur), Hapalemur griseus (grey gentle lemur), Lepilemur (sportive lemur), Microcebus rufus (brown mouse lemur)
Comments: Lemur forest camp welcomes students witches have their own research funds. This is a private rainforest reserve, independent of government and non-governmental organisation, and the research objectives should contribute to the needs of the company.
Last Updated: 2006-06-21
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