THE STONE FOREST HOLDS MANY SECRET INHABITANTS
30 Apr 2013
The Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Melaky Region...
BLOODSUCKING FLIES HELP IDENTITY RARE MAMMALS
22 Jan 2013
Researchers have found a new day of tracking the movement of rare and hard to find species. They ...
ANIMAL SUPER-SENSES AND HUMAN TECHNOLOGY
26 Nov 2012
Here is a roundup of animals’ extraordinary super-senses and the lessons we can learn from ...
MADAGASCAR’S PALMS COULD BECOME EXTINCT
1 Nov 2012
The IUCN Red List of threatened species doesn’t just feature the most endangered animals; i...
MADAGASCAR HOME TO MOST THREATENED PRIMATES
19 Oct 2012
The biannual top 25 primates list, ‘Primates in Peril’, has been released by a group ...
SMALL TREE FROGS USE "CHEAT" TO FIND A MATE
15 Oct 2012
A recent publication in Animal Behaviour, carried out research looking at the tactics differ...
HOW TO BE A BAT DETECTIVE
8 Oct 2012
Bat Detective is an online citizen science project where you can help monitor bats across Eu...
BAT MONITORING ADVANCES - A KEY FOR NOSY BE
12 Sep 2012
In July this year a collaboration between Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and Bristol Univers...
SCIENTISTS FIND BIRDS HOLD FUNERALS
4 Sep 2012
A recent publication in the journal Animal Behaviour has found that the western scrub jay holds &...
KILLER ANTS STRIKE INSECTS ON THEIR HEAD
5 Jul 2012
The trap-jawed ant Daceton armigerum is an ant to be reckoned with. It is known to dominate other ants and take down prey a hundred times its own weight.
WILDLIFE DIVERSITY AFFECTED BY DEFORESTATION
7 Jun 2012
Madagascar’s beautiful and vibrant environment makes it a thriving habitat for exotic flora and fauna and diverse landscapes.
CHAMELEONS - HOW AND WHY THEY CHANGE COLOUR
1 May 2012
Chameleons are fascinating creatures. They have the ability to see in two different directions at...
Exciting new discoveries in Madagascar....
27 Feb 2012
The foresters were on satellite camp last week and had the privilege of seeing all sorts of new s...
In the Heat of the Moment
23 Jan 2012
Findings published by the International Journal of Primatology describe how the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis is able to heat its middle finger to aid in the detection of prey items.
Lemur studies in Madagascar
28 Dec 2011
Over the past few weeks, the Madagascar Forest research team have been dedicating...
Get that lemur feeling in Madagascar
11 Aug 2011
Our Madagascar Forest volunteers started an exciting new lemur distribution survey on the island of Nosy Be last weekend
Going batty in Madagascar
4 Aug 2011
Only a few weeks into phase and Madagascar's bat surveys are well under way.
Snake sightings in Madagascar
24 Jun 2011
Madagascar is home to some of the world's most spectacular and least explored wildlife and ec...
Illegal logging crackdown in Madagascar
6 Jun 2011
Attempts to stem the tide of illegal logging in Madagascar have taken a postive turn recently with a government crackdown
Plight of the Fossa
21 Feb 2011
Recent research been undertaken by a PhD student at Germany's University of Göttingen has found that the unique Madagascan Fossa may be far more endangered than currently thought.
Social meltdown in Marmots
31 Jan 2011
The allee effect has been shown to have dire consequences, are there further risks for madagascar's lemurs?
Forest Fire Threat to Wildlife in Madagascar
10 Jan 2011
Recent analysis of NASA images have shed light on the huge number of forest fires affecting Madagascar in the last two years.
Lemur Discovery in Madagascar
13 Dec 2010
A new species of lemur has been discovered in Madagascar, very close to the Frontier project site!
Madagascar under threat
2 Dec 2010
Environmentalists are warning that much of Madagascar’s unique biodiversity may be under threat from an increase in illegal logging, resulting from the country’s recent political troubles.
Bird is the Word
26 Oct 2010
Bird census surveys in Northern Madagascar have been quite successful. The data collected will be used to gain a better understanding of species assemblages in different habitat types.
Trapped like a Mouse Lemur
8 Sep 2010
The Frontier Madagascar research team has been laying out traps to identify the small mammal species present in isolated forests in Northern Madagascar. This is what they have discovered.
21 Jul 2010
Chameleon Surveys in Madagascar have shown some success. The data collected will be used to assess chameleon populations and their habitat dependencies.
On The Prowl For Fossas
28 May 2010
Considering the incredible diversity of wildlife in Madagascar, it may not be surprising that our team keeps coming back with amazing stories of the most incredible animals
Lemurs "Feeding in the Dark"
30 Mar 2010
n Madagascar, one of our budding assistant research officers has undertaken some groundbreaking research and produced some very interesting data
Eavesdropping on Lemurs
25 Feb 2010
This week we are following the research team in Madagascar, who at this very minute, are conducting research in an unchartered paradise
3 Dec 2009
The Madagascar Forest teams’ reptile surveys have paid off, yielding some amazing discoveries
Unique to Madagascar: Survey brings exciting findings
1 Jun 2009
I don’t think there is anywhere else in the world quite like Madagascar. Crammed full with weird and wonderful creatures!
Volunteers essential to conservation
26 May 2009
New research carried out by ex Frontier staff has shown the importance of volunteer work to conservation in one of the world’s most threatened areas
CARNIVOROUS PLANTS GET 'FULL' ON POLLUTION
Photo courtesy of wendye7123
A recent study in Sweden shows that c...
LEECHES - THE FUTURE OF CONSERVATION ?
Photo Courtesy of Thejaswi
A recent breakthrough in the mission to...