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Climate Solutions in Madagascar

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Climate Solutions in Madagascar
(December 17, 2015) With the climate talks in Paris wrapping up, attention will soon move to how we convert the commitments into practical solutions to meeting the challenges posed by climate change to social and ecological systems.

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Madagascar’s Singing Lemur

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Madagascar’s Singing Lemur
(December 17, 2015) My favorite is, in fact, the Indri indri – the largest of Madagascar’s living lemur species, and one that will always hold a special significance for me.

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Pivoting from Paris to Madagascar on Climate Change

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Pivoting from Paris to Madagascar on Climate Change
(December 08, 2015) Deforestation contributes more carbon to the atmosphere than the world's cars and trucks combined—and the biodiversity-rich forests of the planet's fourth-largest island are under attack.The land of the lemur has a few lessons for us all – especially as international climate change talks in Paris unfold. While most of the headlines will focus on the global growth of carbon-based industries, there’s good reason to likewise pay close attention to deforestation, another significant source of carbon...

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