Project

Emergency Protection for the Lost Forest of Ivohiboro

Initiative
Duration
2020 - 2022
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Dwarf Lemur Cheirogaleus sp.
Mouse Lemur Microcebus sp.

Project objectives

  • Prevent fires from reaching the forest;
  • Plant strategic tree species along gaps in vegetation to prevent fires (also known as firebreaks);
  • Reduce the risk of lemur extinction due to habitat loss by extending a network of firebreaks that will link isolated forest fragments to the main body of the Ivohiboro forest.

This project is implemented by The Peregrine Fund Madagascar Project.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation