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For endangered whale sharks, Madagascar is the place to be

Categorized as an endangered species by theInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), whale sharks can grow to be up to 65 feet (20 meters) in length. The whale sharks visiting Nosy Be are juveniles, however, measuring about 29 feet (9 meters).

MOTHER NATURE NETWORK - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Young performers to take theatergoers to 'Madagascar'

Performances run May 25-June 1 at Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker St., Des Plaines.

DAILY HERALD - 2018-05-22 17:05:00

Battle to treat Madagascar women for debilitating fistula

Obstetric fistula refers to the rupturing of tissue between the vagina and the bladder or rectum after prolonged, obstructed labour or, less commonly, violent rape.

CNBC

Lessons for developing countries in expansion of Madagascar’s protected area network

Between 2003 and 2016, protected area coverage in Madagascar was quadrupled, from 1.7 to 7.1 million hectares. Whereas most protected areas (PAs) established in Madagascar prior to 2003 were managed solely by the Malagasy government, post-2003 PAs adopted a variety of new management and governance s

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Zoo Crew, 5/21/18 - Madagascar Tree Boa

FRESNO, Calif. (FOX26) —It's time again for the Great Day Zoo Crew where the wildlife at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo comes to you.Zookeeper Ryan Gruber visited Great Day with a Madagascar Tree Boa.Click hereto visit the Fresno Chaffee Zoo online.Click hereto follow on Facebook.

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Endangered Whale Sharks Found in Abundance Around Madagascar

Researchers in Madagascar recently discovered 85 whale sharks in surrounding waters, a breakthrough that could lead to the rehabilitation of the species,according to a new report by the Madagascar Whale Shark Project.

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Tackling the business of targeted kidnappings in Madagascar

He was snatched from outside his home in Madagascar, kept captive and beaten for several days, until his desperate family raised the ransom money to secure his release.

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North Texas Performing Arts Seeks Professional Actors For Educational Daytime Show MADAGASCAR

"Madagascar-A Musical Adventure - TYA" will be directed by Daniel Dean Miranda. Daniel has been working with North Texas Performing Arts since 2008. He leads the NTPA Repertory theatre program and directs for NTPA's Plano Youth Theatre. Daniel has been a local actor since the age of six. A credits i

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UCT student discovers new current off Madagascar

According to the observational-system and computer-modelling data, this wind-driven, poleward-flowing surface current is relatively narrow and shallow - 300m deep and 100km wide - and salty.

MSN.COM

Madagascar: $75 Million for an Integrated Urban Development and Resilience Project in Greater Antananarivo

WASHINGTON, May 17–The World Bank approved today a $75 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to improve urban drainage, selected public services and climate resilience for the urban poor of Greater Antananarivo.

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‘Rainbow’ chameleon among three new species described from Madagascar

Researchers discovered the brilliantly colored rainbow chameleon, now named Calumma uetzi, during an expedition to the remote Sorata massif in northern Madagascar in 2012.Over surveys between 2015 and 2016, the researchers found another new species of chameleon, now dubbed Calumma juliae, in a 15-sq

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Denver Zoo trying to help save 11,000 critically-endangered tortoises in Madagascar

Radiated tortoises are cute. They are not actually radioactive but are critically endangered. Understanding this, the Denver Zoo has joined a coordinated effort to save 11,000 of the world's most beautiful tortoises.

9NEWS

CYT NWCook PREMIERS DreamWorks' "Madagascar–A Musical Adventure"

Bring the whole family to this CYT Premier! Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr. follows animal friends who escape from their home in New York's Central Park Zoo. Filled with outlandish characters and upbeat music, it's a great show for young ch

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DNI Sponsors Clean Water Day in Madagascar, and DNI Update

rd 2018 north of Brickaville, Madagascar. The event, related to the UN-sponsored World Water Day, held on the 22ndMarch annually, is part of USAID’s $30 million, RANO WASH project announced February 23, 2018 < >. From the USAID website:" class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)-

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Mauritius: Preparedness for the Plague Emergency Plan of Action Final Report DREF n° MDRMU001

In October 2017, a plague outbreak in Madagascar raised concern in neighbouring countries. By 12 October 2017 a total 684 cases (suspected, probable and confirmed) including 57 deaths (CFR 8.3%) had been reported from 35 out of 114 districts. Of these 684 cases, 474 were clinically classified as pne

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Mother of millions, originally from Madagascar, made their home in the desert

It's easy to remember them as M.O.M.s, the succulent known as "mother of millions." Originally classified under genus Kalanchoe, it is now Bryophyllum, yet sold under both genera. The two common species here in the desert: Bryophyllum delagoensis and B. daigremontianum. They are both endemic to Mada

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Sony Announces Lord and Miller Animated Comedy 'The Mitchells Vs the Machines' (Exclusive)

Sony Sony Pictures Animation has unveiled the title and first details for its previously untitled Phil Lord and Chris Miller-produced Sony Pictures Animation Movie. "The Mitchells Vs. The Machines" will be an animated comedy from producers Lord and Miller, set for release on January 10, 2020. The Mi

THEWRAP - 2018-05-22 15:44:15

Botswana to host Africa Women’s Sevens tournament

The teams are Zambia, Kenya, Mauritius, Madagascar, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, Zimbabwe, Uganda and hosts Botswana.

MSN.COM - 2018-05-22 14:50:00

Conservationists fight to save animals as mass extinction looms

Take the Mauritius kestrel, a svelte and dappled falcon reduced to a population of just four, including one breeding female, in 1974 by a perfect storm of human meddling.

MSN.COM - 2018-05-22 10:32:22

In Madagascar, fishermen plant mangroves for the future

In just two decades, Madagascar lost about a fifth of its mangrove forest area, exposing its coastline to the ocean's ravages and shrinking the nursery grounds of crabs and shrimp -- two key exports.

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