Forest habitat on the Masoala Peninsula
Image credit: Cortni Borgerson
Project

Reducing the Illegal Hunting of Threatened Lemurs on the Masoala Peninsula of Madagascar

Initiative
Duration
2019 - 2021
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Aye-aye Daubentonia madagascariensis
Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur Allocebus trichotis
Red Ruffed Lemur Varecia rubra

Project objectives

This project aims to improve rural nutrition and food security in ways that reduce targeted lemur-hunting in test-villages by at least 50%.

This project is implemented by California Academy of Sciences and Madagascar Biodiversity Centre.

Threaths

Poaching