November 19, 2019

Groupe Filatex and meeco implementing sun2park solar solutions in Madagascar

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Installation of two 45 kWp clean energy systems Having entered the renewable energy market in Madagascar in 2018, The meeco Group is about to start the installation of the first small scale solar projects on the island. meeco’s international team is currently performing the last installation preparations for two 45 kWp sun2park solar solutions, energy […]

National Geographic’s photo contest

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Nat Geo’s Incredible 2018 Photo Contest Finalists (Which Can Be Downloaded as Free Wallpapers, BTW) By Rain Noe From Core77 Here’s our ten favorites, with commentary National Geographic’s photo contests always draw incredible submissions from around the world, and this year is no different. Perhaps the best part is that entrants willingly yield the rights […]

Nat Geo’s 2018 photo finalists

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Nat Geo’s Incredible 2018 Photo Contest Finalists (Which Can Be Downloaded as Free Wallpapers, BTW) By Rain Noe From Core77 Here’s our ten favorites, with commentary National Geographic’s photo contests always draw incredible submissions from around the world, and this year is no different. Perhaps the best part is that entrants willingly yield the rights […]

Nobody knows why the Earth just rang like a bell

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By News.com.au From New York Post Seismic sensors first picked up the event originating near an island between Madagascar and Africa. Then, alarm bells started ringing as far away as Chile, New Zealand and Canada. Hawaii, almost exactly on the other side of the planet, also picked up the “event.” Nobody knows what it was. […]

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 […]