Conservation

  • The biodiversity of the Comoros

    The biodiversity of the Comoros

    As an archipelago of small volcanic islands, the Comoros does not have a high level of species diversitydue to its recent formation in geologic terms. However, it is home to a large number of endemic species. The Comoro Islands form part of Madagascar’s biodiversity ‘hotspot’, which include the other islands in…

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  • Conservation Philosophiy

    Conservation Philosophiy

    La conservation de la biodiversité des Comores est un objectif phare de Dahari. Les espèces endémiques et menacées jouent un rôle important dans le maintien des écosystèmes et des services qui en découlent comme la fertilité des sols et le cycle de l’eau.

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  • Flagship species: Livingstone Fruit Bat

    Flagship species: Livingstone Fruit Bat

    The Livingstone Fruit Bat, Pteropus livingstonii, which is endemic to Anjouan and Mohéli, is a flagship species of the Comoros and also a conservation priority for Dahari. Ecological studies carried out by the ECDD project have shown thatmany bat roostsin Anjouan have disappearedover the last ten years and that most of…

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  • CEPF Conservation project

    CEPF Conservation project

    Project title: “Identifying terrestrial conservation priorities on the island of Anjouan, Comoro Islands and setting up a long-term monitoring system” In 2015, Dahari received funding from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) for a period of two and a half years. In Anjouan, there is a lack of ecological data…

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  • The Livingstone Fruit Bat: Conservation

    The Livingstone Fruit Bat: Conservation

    In terms of conservation, the Livingstone Fruit Bat is Dahari’s main priority. Ecological studies carried out by the ECDD Project have shown that many bat roosts in Anjouan have disappeared over the last ten years and that most of the remaining roosts are threatenedby landslides, deforestation and the extension of…

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  • Lemur research project

    Lemur research project

    Sponsors: Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation, Conservation International, IUCN/SCC Primate Specialist Group Partners: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership The Mongoose LeMUR The Mongoose Lemur (Eulemur mongoz)lives in forest areas in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands, in small family groups consisting of a monogamous couple and their young,…

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  • Research and ecological monitoring (2008-2013)

    Research and ecological monitoring (2008

    Il y a eu peu de recherche écologique effectuée dans les Comores, il y a donc très peu d’informations sur lesquelles appuyer les actions de conservation dans cette région. La priorité écologique du projet ECDD tenait dans la collecte d’informations sur l’état des forêts et de la biodiversité endémique, et…

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