Working in southeast Madagascar, this U.K.-based charity funds sustainable development projects that strive to make nature conservation economically viable.
Duke University Primate Center
What do you want to know about lemurs? Chances are you will find it here. Featured topics include lemur biology, prosimians and other primates, and current conservation efforts.
Madagascar Biodiversity and Conservation
David Parks and Larry Barnes captured their 1993 Madagascar trip on film. Relive their visits to the spiny desert and the rain forest. Examine two-tone millipedes, golden frogs, and assassin bugs. Concise and informative captions accompany wonderful photographs.
Madagascar: A World Apart
The PBS television series "The Living Edens" featured Madagascar in one of its episodes. Test your knowledge of Madagascar, read notes from the field, or download a beautiful screen-saver.
Crocodilians: Natural History and Conservation
Hosted by the Crocodile Specialist Group, this site contains detailed information on all 23 crocodilian species, including distribution maps, images, and taxonomy as well as a database of biology and behavior.
Join a scientific expedition to Madagascar through this nonprofit organization that matches paying volunteers with working field researchers. Upcoming projects in Madagascar include a fossa expedition with Luke Dollar, who is profiled in "Secrets of the Crocodile Caves," as well as a shark-fishery study and ongoing lemur research.
Lemurs of the Lost World: Exploring the Forests and Crocodile Caves of Madagascar
by Jane Wilson. London: Impact Books, 1996
Lords & Lemurs: Mad Scientists, Kings With Spears, and The Survival of Diversity in Madagascar by Alison Jolly. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004
The Eighth Continent: Life, Death, and Discovery in the Lost World of Madagascar
by Peter Tyson. New York: Perennial, 2001
Lemurs of Madagascar
by Russell A. Mittermeier, Ian Tattersall, William R. Konstant, David M. Meyers, and Roderic B. Mast. Washington, D.C.: Conservation International, 1994
Madagascar: A World Out of Time by Frans Lanting. New York: Aperture, 1990
Madagascar & Comoros by Paul Greenway. Oakland, Calif.: Lonely Planet, 1997
Crocodiles and Alligators
by Charles A. Ross. Checkmark Books, 1989