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Cyclone Enawo: A First-Hand Account

  ABOVE: Category 4 tropical cyclone Enawo, as witnessed by DLC-SAVA personnel Lydia Greene and Marina Blanco from the balcony of the SAVA office. Strong winds and heavy rain for 17 hours later knocked down the papaya tree seen here in the foreground. BELOW: A first-hand account of damage by cyclone Enawo, by Duke Ph.D. […]



Update on Cyclone Aftermath in Madagascar

Duke Lemur Center accepting and directing gifts to community rebuilding By Charlie Welch, Conservation Coordinator Massive crop loss, damage in SAVA region On 7 March 2017, a very powerful category 4 tropical cyclone Enawo made landfall in northeastern Madagascar and swept down the entire length of the island country. There was flooding and some wind damage in […]



Dwarf Lemurs in Tsihomanaomby, Madagascar

Marina, our SAVA Conservation Project Coordinator and DLC researcher, just came back from the forest and sent us these images to post! Here’s what she writes: “The other night, while doing fieldwork at Tsihomanaomby, a subhumid forest in northern Madagascar, we came across a fat-tailed dwarf lemur, a few meters away from us, carrying a ‘bouquet’ […]



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