We celebrate 10 years of Chances for Nature

We celebrate 10 years of Chances for Nature

In the middle of the Christmas season, we have another reason to celebrate: 10 years of Chances for Nature! On 15 December 2011, we founded CfN in a PhD student’s office at the German Primate Center and can now already look back on a whole decade of work for...
Uncommon migrations of wild elephants at Lake Indawgyi

Uncommon migrations of wild elephants at Lake Indawgyi

The north of the Lake Indawgyi Biosphere Reserve is located in an elephant migration corridor and connects forest areas that are vital for the elephants’ survival. For several months of the year, the animals stay within the reserve. During this time, conflicts...
Lemurs of the Kirindy Forest

Lemurs of the Kirindy Forest

The Kirindy Forest in Western Madagascar is home to 8 different lemurs. Here you can get to know those species whose survival depends on our local protection measures, since many of them are listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List. This development is due to hunting...
Wildfires: Kirindy Forest under pressure

Wildfires: Kirindy Forest under pressure

The remaining dry forest of the Aire Protégée Menabe Antimena (APMA), including the Kirindy Forest/CNFEREF is under immense threat. A large fire occurring along the national road adjacent to the Kirindy Forest at the beginning of October 2021 has recently gained much...
Into the countryside: Chances for Nature’s summer gathering

Into the countryside: Chances for Nature’s summer gathering

We were lucky and chose the sunniest day of last week for our summer gathering. In the middle of the countryside just outside Göttingen, we spent a beautiful day with a barbecue and a walk in the woods before relaxing around the campfire. Such a nice place for sharing...