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3 hopeful stories for endangered species

By Morgan Lynch

May 17, 2018
In honor of Endangered Species Day, Human Nature highlights three recent signs of hope for some of the world’s most threatened animals.
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Cacao plantations: Home sweet home for Madagascar’s lemurs?

By Cassandra Kane

December 21, 2017
CI funded new research that found Madagascar’s lemurs are making homes within cocoa plantations.
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Wild ring-tailed lemur population has plummeted 95% since 2000

By Kim Reuter

January 13, 2017
There are now more ring-tailed lemurs in zoos around the world than remain in the wild in Madagascar.
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6 species ‘friendships’ that keep our planet healthy

By Cara Goldfarb

July 30, 2015
To celebrate the U.N.’s International Day of Friendship, a look at how some species work together to keep ecosystems running smoothly.
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Madagascar’s Lemurs: Thriving in Theaters, Disappearing in the Wild

By Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

July 16, 2012
Sixty scientists report that lemurs are the Earth’s most endangered primates.
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