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Teacher Robin Lee's class is spending the whole school year using a lemur-based curriculum.

Learning thru Lemurs: One 6th Grade Class Spends a Year Studying All Things Lemur

Last July, sixth grade language arts teacher Robin Lee went to the IMAX theater, knowing little about lemurs and Madagascar, and not even aware what was playing that day. She was in for a treat. On the screen was Island of Lemurs:  Madagascar. The movie—and its furry co-stars—inspired her. As a teacher, she knew her students’ curiosity would be piqued by these fascinating animals and their unique home. Coming out of the cinema, I was still in awe of the movie:  content, […]

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Welcome to the Lemur Conservation Network!

The truth is, we need everyone’s help to save lemurs from extinction. Today, we launch the Lemur Conservation Network, and we call on lemur fans worldwide to join us in our fight to save lemurs from extinction. Last February, the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group of Madagascar publicized Lemurs of Madagascar: A Strategy for their Conservation 2013–2016 in the journal Science. One year later, we launch this Network to help implement this lemur action plan with help from you—our community of lemur lovers and friends of animals and the […]

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