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The Madagascar Opportunity: Protecting One Island's Dual Forests

To the outside eye Madagascar is an island known for majestic baobab trees, quality vanilla and charismatic Lemurs leaping through the trees. However, the forests of Madagascar also represent a complex and biodiverse landscape that encompasses not only nature, but also the 26 million people of the island. WRI Madagascar has been working to protect […]

GFW User Profile: Sébastien Desbureaux

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Sébastien Desbureaux, PhD student at Université d’Auvergne. What organization do you work with and what do you do? I am a PhD student at Université d’Auvergne in France, working both with CERDI – a research center specialized in development economics, and CIRAD – a research center working […]

Forests Housing Rare and Endangered Species Lost 1.2 Million Hectares of Trees Since 2001

By Benjamin Jones, Carolyn Ciciarelli, Eric Dinerstein and Michael Anderson The jury is still out on whether a tree falling in the forest makes a sound, but it certainly makes an impact. That’s especially true for endangered and endemic species, which only have one remaining area of viable habitat left on Earth, like Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur […]