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...
A new method for mangrove status assessment

A new method for mangrove status assessment

Mangrove ecosystems protect the coasts from tides and erosion, filtrate the water coming from the rivers to the oceans, are home and breeding grounds for many species of fish, crustaceans, and birds, and help buffer climate change by storing carbon. Chances for Nature...
Little Rangers 3.0

Little Rangers 3.0

In September 2019 we conducted the 3rd Little Rangers environmental education camp at the Centre National de Formation d’Etudes et de Recherche en Environnement et Forestière (CNFEREF). 300 Little Rangers have now already visited the Kirindy Forest to observe receive...