October 22, 2018

meeco to enter the clean energy market of Madagascar

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Groupe Filatex and The meeco Group have agreed implementation of solar power plants to feed clean energy into the island’s electricity grid Located in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Madagascar known for its outstanding rich biodiversity, has an excellent natural potential for solar energy thanks to its geographical position and the strong solar radiation. […]

Illegal Majorca turtle farm shut down by police

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From BBC Europe’s biggest illegal turtle and tortoise farm has been shut down on the Spanish island of Majorca, police say. Civil Guard officers say they rescued 1,100 animals from a farm near Llucmajor in the south of the island, many of them endangered. The protected species were reportedly kept in poor conditions on the […]

Destinations of the week

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100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 3 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

Madagascar signs a US$ 53 million financing agreement with IFAD to boost food and nutritional security and strengthen resilience to climate change in rural areas

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Rome, 13 December 2017 – A new financial agreement, signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Madagascar, will sustainably improve incomes and food and nutrition security for 320,000 Malagasy rural households in eight regions located in the southern part of the country. The agreement for the Inclusive Agricultural Value Chains Development […]

Scientists may have discovered a lost continent

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By Jon Fingas From engadget As much as we humans think we know about Earth’s ancient composition, it’s clear we have a lot to learn. Researchers now say they have evidence of a lost continent, Mauritia. The team found rocks on Mauritius with embedded zircon crystals that were almost 2 billion years old, or far […]

How to watch this week’s breathtaking ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse – SEPT 1

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By Ali Sundermier From Business Insider On September 1, as a dark shadow falls across the morning sky, a burning ring of fire will rise over Africa. No, it’s not the same ring of fire that Johnny Cash clumsily fell into. And it isn’t heralding an apocalypse or any other brand of worldwide catastrophe (as […]

US assesses virus of the Caribbean

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By Aleszu Bajak From Nature Researchers warn that a change of mosquito host could accelerate spread of chikungunya across the Americas. In the past few months, passengers at North American airports have been warned that travel to the Caribbean might result in an unwanted souvenir. The first outbreak of chikungunya virus in the Western Hemisphere […]

Chris Packham: Put wildlife before humans – and stop killing childhood

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By Sherna Noah From Western Daily Press Human beings need to stop prioritising themselves over the environment and help wildlife instead of “chasing cures for cancer”, Springwatch presenter Chris Packham has said. The outspoken naturalist, 53, also criticised Sir Richard Branson’s “grotesquely misinformed” project to put lemurs on a Caribbean island, and said Christianity “doesn’t […]