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ENVIRONMENT

08/03/2014 | 18:49:59
The trade of crocodiles, crocodile skin or crocodile skin based craft products certainly had a negative impact on a local economy already battered by the crisis , but not only a negative one. Thanks to this measure, rivers are restoring their stocks of legendary species which is part of the Malagasy landscape and beliefs. The CITES, the international convention for endangered wild fauna and flora species, wants to compel the local power and operators to review their activities for the sake of preserving the Nile crocodile from extinction in Madagascar . [See]

20/02/2014 | 15:31:41
The Zombitse Vohibasia National Park is a dense and dry forest surrounded by Madagascar' southern outback, as well as a safe haven for ornithology searchers, birdwatchers and lemurs. [See]

01/10/2013 | 08:21:34
Rosewood stocks will be sold out. The transitional leader ordered it. The ruling power will see to it. And this was actually no surprise. Once brought down by the ax, precious wood trunks have to be sold out before they drop in preciousness. But here is the catch: the authorized trade is likely to prompt people to cut more standing trees down and do what it takes to get them through controls into the existing stocks of logs captured from the Great Isle's natural parks, and retrieved from illegal hideaways. It would be so again as it has always used to be. [See]

16/06/2010 | 10:21:46
The HAT environment ministry is organizing a couple of days long information session in order to sensitize the audience and the operators over the green area laws and the precious wood traffic. Until the capitalization of general Raveloharison's capitalization of his extolled full commitment, the ecological balance sheet is remaining extremely poor. The Voahary Gasy alliance is denouncing and working out on the way to take the Rhodes oil plant issue into court. [See]

30/03/2010 | 05:20:48
The mobilization is global, it might be the reason for which the Earth Hour largely failed to mobilize Antananarivo city. In the evening of Saturday March 27th, 2010, the inhabitants of Madagascar's capital city were supposed to join a global ecological gesture and turn lights off during one hour. Despite the lack of popular wave of support, restaurants and other leisure places obliged. [See]

11/03/2010 | 15:43:32
Financial backers having invested cash in the protection of the environment in Madagascar might take some measures and even sanctions in response to the outbreak of primary forests and protected areas depredations. They were anxious make an idea of its extents by themselves. The report is awful for the transitional government, guilty of opening Pandora's box by an interdepartmental decree pledging exceptional legality to precious wood exports. [See]

16/02/2010 | 17:42:55
The Voahary Gasy alliance is impatiently expecting for the State Council's opinion in order to confront the government in the forest resources' legalized depredations case. The interdepartmental decree pledging legality to precious wood exports definitely gave a significant boost to smugglers. The environmental protection associations are militating for a good governance of the forest resources, and namely for a more accurate restoration of the forest. [See]

18/01/2010 | 16:28:40
For having been criticized due to the Rhodes oil plant export file, the environment minister tried to lighten the pressure. General Calixte Randriamiandrisoa is putting a simple impairment forth that leads to no new agreement. Stocks previously proved legal but so far retained at the harbor will be released. [See]

19/11/2009 | 19:22:45
Following a mitigated attempt to cooperate with the former transitional regime, the Voahary Gasy alliance of ecologist associations and groups operating in environmental protection projects in Madagascar is having a ruder tone. The Alliance lodged a complaint against the State to denounce the exceptional resumption raw and half processed precious wood export. [See]

10/11/2009 | 08:30:43
November 4th, 2009, the United States' House of representatives voted a resolution firmly condemning the illegal exploitation of natural resources in Madagascar as well as its impact on biodiversity. [See]

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