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Breaking News: New research puts lemurs closer to extinction than previously thought
   
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Taolanaro :: Madagascar | updated 2012-07-15 14:33:50 -0700 | green-news

According to a new research, it seems that lemurs, those small furry mammals that are almost exclusively indigenous to the African island of Madagascar (if you’re having trouble figuring them, just watch the film "Madagascar", and you’ll see them for...
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Source: Al Jazeera English

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2012-05-06 03:38:59 -0700 | travel-news

18 Tropical storm Irina has killed at least 65 people in Madagascar, most of them residents of the Ifanadiana district in the southeast of the island, weather authorities say. Three people were also reported missing, the national bureau of natural...
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Source: The Daily Telegraph

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2012-04-15 22:00:58 -0700 | travel-news

Madagascar say the toll of a cyclone that hit the Indian Ocean island has risen to 10. Richard Ramandeamanana, a government official in Alaotra Mangoro, said that seven people in his eastern region were killed when Cyclone Giovanna struck land...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2011-08-07 00:17:18 -0700 | technology-news

More than 600 new species, including the world's smallest primate and a colour-changing gecko, have been found in Madagascar in just over a decade. But many of the newly discovered plants and creatures are under threat, particularly from the destruction...
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Breaking News: Toxic fish kill 14 in Madagascar
   
Source: BBC

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2011-06-06 23:49:33 -0700 | technology-news

Fourteen die after eating toxic sardines in Madagascar Samples of the sardines have been sent for analysis At least 14 people have died in Madagascar after eating toxic sardines. Officials say more than 120 people remain seriously ill after the...
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Breaking News: The Smallest Chameleon Spotted in Madagascar
   
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Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2011-06-25 23:48:53 -0700 | green-news

Renowned Britsih wildlife photographers Matt and Burrad-Lucas spotted the wolrd's smallest chameleon in Madagascar. The tiny creature is so small that it can easily sit on a human thumbnail with room to spare. The brothers spotted the creature on an...
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Source: Foreign Affairs

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-04-16 19:42:13 -0700 | green-news

The oceans of studies on dying seas have done nothing to stop their devastation. In a 2011 report, the Oxford-based International Program on the State of the Ocean wrote that the planet faced losing marine species and entire marine ecosystems,...
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Breaking News: New action plan to save Madagascar's at-risk lemurs
   
Source: The Conversation

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-02-20 14:21:13 -0800 | green-news

Assistant Professor of Anthropology at University of Western Ontario Contrary to the film of DreamWorks' imagining, Madagascar is not ruled by King Julien and his colony of lemurs. In fact the status of the lemurs on the island the only...
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Source: The Star

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-02-23 19:33:12 -0800 | green-news

Spider-Man (played by Andrew Garfield in the current films) is this year's Earth Hour ambassador. The web-slinger is saving the Earth by saving energy sources. Spider-Man is doing his bit for the planet this year, having been named as the...
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Source: CNN

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-04-15 05:50:41 -0700 | green-news

Africa's dying species Africa is home to much unique wildlife, but many of its iconic species are threatened. Using information from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, we look at some of its most endangered animals.
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Source: BBC

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-02-21 08:15:10 -0800 | green-news

The big-eyed fluffy creatures are unique to the island but their numbers have declined dramatically in recent years. Now researchers have unveiled a survival plan that combines tourism with increased conservation efforts. Writing in Science , the team says the...
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Source: International Business Times

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-02-22 12:24:20 -0800 | green-news

Madagascar's lemur population has been in trouble ever since humans began altering their habitat 2,000 years ago. But conservationists say the fluffy puppy-eyed primates, which are endemic to the African island nation, are particularly vulnerable to the threat of extinction...
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Source: New Zealand Infotech Weekly

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-04-13 10:10:08 -0700 | green-news

It has been labelled the world's ugliest bird, and now kakapo has been named one of the most unique and endangered. In a just published article in Current Biology, researchers ranked the world's 10,000 recorded bird species by how evolutionary...
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Source: io9

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-03-11 19:51:04 -0700 | green-news

Ellen DeGeneres may have taken the world's most viral selfie , but a 12-year-old male ring-tailed lemur named Bekily may have taken the world's most adorable ones. ZSL London Zoo reports that the lemur grabbed the camera from one of...
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Source: Daily Nation

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-02-28 20:04:27 -0800 | green-news

In Summary Make a date in Nairobi National Park and enjoy it take a picnic with you but drive carefully Join Friends of Nairobi National Park to learn more about the park and its inhabitants advertisement Peering through binoculars, we...
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