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Indian team completes training of Malagasy special forces in Madagascar

Yahoo Daily News 30 Mar 2021
A five-member Indian mobile training team with Malagasy special forces in Madagascar. Antananarivo [Madagascar], March 30 (ANI) ... The Malagasy special forces consisted of both the navy and army forces of Madagascar, according to a press statement ... "It is unprecedented in the history of our nation that land and marine forces did joint training.

Josh’s Frogs Welcomes Durand Expansion

Independent Newsgroup 30 Mar 2021
(Independent Photo/Karen Mead-Elford). Josh Willard (right), owner of Josh’s Frogs based in Owosso, was worried when the state shut down last March due to COVID-19 ... “Who buys frogs when the world is ending?” Willard questioned ... Mantella frogs are native to Madagascar where there is a large land development issue causing a loss of habitat ... .

Stop degrading the land for political greed

Ghana Web 24 Mar 2021
Multinationals and foreign governments buy lands in poor African countries to exploit them intensively at an industrial level and often expel the resident peasants ... Madagascar has handed over to South Korea half of its arable land, about one million three hundred thousand hectares ... The company had bought everything, including land and villages.

On the frontier of science for food and agriculture

Reliefweb 05 Mar 2021
... improved farming practices in countries such as Benin, where smallholder farmers have tripled their yields; and Egypt, where topsoil losses have damaged almost half the arable land. Algeria, Madagascar, Morocco, Tunisia and Zimbabwe are some other countries that have benefited.

"New continent" found beneath Mauritius, Réunion

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
Mauritia detached from Madagascar and India as these two parts of the giant continent Gondwana started drifting away from each other some 60 million years ago ... If the zone of the rupture lies at the edge of a land mass - in this case Madagascar and India - fragments of this land mass may be separated off," according to the report.

How African land deals override locals

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
A new study into current land lease and sale contracts in Africa shows how local land users are mostly not even consulted in the process ... In most African countries, land is owned by the state ... Mr Cotula found examples of this in Madagascar - which in 2006 abolished the presumption of state ownership over untitled land - and Senegal and Sudan.

How plagues shape the global landscapeWhen cholera devastated Marseille in the 1830s, its mayor promised ...

Deccan Herald 24 Feb 2021
The lazaretto that had been designed for slaves was small and in precarious condition; another, built for the voluntary immigrants who arrived from lands as diverse as China, India, Yemen and Madagascar, was inaugurated in 1860 in the area known as La Grande Chaloupe (The Great Longboat).

Which Airlines Leased Hi Fly’s Airbus A380?

Simple Flying 23 Feb 2021
Air Madagascar. Summer 2019 also marked an aviation milestone for the African island nation of Madagascar ... In doing so, the aircraft became the first A380 to land in Madagascar, when it arrived in Antananarivo on a scheduled flight from Paris on June 30th, 2019.
photo: Creative Commons / Heinonlein
Route Nationale 7 (Madagascar)

Madagascar: A Nation of Hunger

Dissident Voice 20 Feb 2021
Madagascar is in great pain ... The extractivist engine of Madagascar’s economy has usurped lands intended for food crops and displaced the people living there ... In March 2009, the South Korean company Daewoo Logistics signed a 99-year lease in Madagascar for about 1.3 million hectares, or about half of the island’s arable land.

World's tiniest reptile 'Brookesian nana' found in Madagascar'We discovered it in the mountains of northern ...

Deccan Herald 06 Feb 2021
Scientists have identified Earth's smallest known reptile, warning at the same time that sustained destruction of forests in northern Madagascar threatens its survival ... "We discovered it in the mountains of northern of Madagascar," Frank Glaw, curator of herpetology at the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology, told AFP in an interview ... Madagascar.
photo: Creative Commons / rank Glaw, Jörn Köhler, Oliver Hawlitschek, Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Mark D. Scherz & Miguel Vences
Brookesia nana also known as the nano-chameleon

World's tiniest reptile found in Madagascar

Gulf News 06 Feb 2021
Scientists have identified Earth's smallest known reptile, warning at the same time that sustained destruction of forests in northern Madagascar threatens its survival ... "We discovered it in the mountains of northern of Madagascar," Frank Glaw, curator of herpetology at the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology, told AFP in an interview.

Huntsman spider devours a FROG after luring it into a fake shelter in stomach-churning images ...

The Daily Mail 28 Jan 2021
A huntsman spider has been spotted devouring a frog after luring it into a fake shelter made of leaves, in Madagascar, Africa ... 'We were conducting a bird count on this piece of land just outside the village of Ambodiala, in north-eastern Madagascar,' said Dominic Martin from the University of Göttingen in Germany and one of the expedition members.
photo: ESA
File - Captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission, this image shows Cyclone Idai on 13 March 2019 west of Madagascar and heading for Mozambique. Here, the width of the storm is around 800–1000 km, but does not include the whole extent of Idai. The storm went on to cause widespread destruction in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

Tropical storm Eloise enters Mozambique Channel

Independent online (SA) 21 Jan 2021
The storm was still on land, but near the north-west coast of Madagascar and was already showing signs of re-intensification ... At noon yesterday Meteo Madagascar said that with the crossing of the residual Eloise vortex from east to west, generalised heavy rain would affect several districts of the northwest coast until this morning ... Daily News .

How much rainforest is being destroyed?

GlobalResearch 13 Jan 2021
Since 2002, the tropics lost more than 60 million hectares of primary forests, an area larger than the combined land mass of the states of California and Missouri or the island nation of Madagascar ... secure land rights, expanding protected areas, and improving forest monitoring.

National and International Artists to Perform in 30th Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival

The Eastern Herald 05 Jan 2021
L Subramaniam ... A star performer from Madagascar Rajery playing the Valiha, will be featured for the first time ... Dr ... He plays the valiha, an emblematic instrument of Madagascar, between zither and tubular bamboo lute ... His music has its roots in the land of Madagascar, while combining a more universal music ... Musiques Vivantes de Madagascar.� Disclaimer..