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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: The independent

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-05-29 12:50:19 -0700 | green-news

Farmers in Madagascar have once again had to witness their crops be destroyed by an annual plague of migratory locusts, which threatens the livelihoods of 13 million people. Since April 2012, the creatures have descended on the land where nine...
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Breaking News: Lemurs, Brazilian three-banded armadillo and slipper orchids on the verge of extinction
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-06-13 11:53:46 -0700 | green-news

The world is shrinking too fast for endangered species of wildlife like the lemurs, the Brazilian three-banded armadillo, and the slipper orchids apart from the Japanese eel. The lemurs are one of the world’s most-loved animals, but almost 95 per...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-06-12 05:08:49 -0700 | green-news

They are some of the world's most-loved animals, but almost 95 per cent of lemurs are threatened with extinction, according to the latest global assessment of at-risk species. The Brazilian three-banded armadillo, which is the mascot for this year's World...
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Source: Sky News

Toamasina :: Madagascar | updated 2014-05-29 10:55:58 -0700 | green-news

Madagascar's unique wildlife is facing an "ecological disaster" from an invasion of toxic toads that could devastate the island's native species. It is thought the Asian common toads (Duttaphrynus melanostictus) arrived on the African island in shipping containers from their...
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Source: The Hindu

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-07-06 18:44:53 -0700 | green-news

The Hindu Although SRI is no longer a voice in the wilderness, pristine science and research establishments still continue to hold out. Picture shows a SRI field at Manakkal village, Lalgudi in Tamil Nadu...Ashok With water becoming an important cost,...
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Source: The Independent

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-07-13 12:19:56 -0700 | green-news

Studying plants for a living may not sound as vital as endeavours in other fields of science. But having landed an epic 25-part radio series on her lifelong passion, one of the country's leading botanists is determined to prove that...
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Breaking News: Madagascar on the brink of ecological disaster
   
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Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2014-05-30 10:53:35 -0700 | green-news

The extraordinary wildlife of Madagascar is facing an invasion of toxic toads that could devastate the island’s native species. Snakes feeding on the toads are especially at risk of poisoning, as are a host of other animals unique to the...
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Source: New Europe

Morondava :: Madagascar | updated 2014-06-06 03:51:15 -0700 | green-news

It is not palpable but the truth is that the west coast especially in Morondava and the east coasts are increasingly swallowed up by the sea," the minister of Environment Anthelme Ramparany told Xinhua.      According to the minister, Madagascar...
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