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Locusts Eat The Crops Of Madagascar — And Each Other, Too
We know next to nothing about the red locusts that are swarming over Madagascar. But we do know they destroy crops, a plan is needed to fight them, and eating them is a bad idea.(9/3/2014 10:45:19 AM)
A Peace Corps Stint In Madagascar Gave Him A Vision Of Vanilla
The top source of vanilla beans sends its fragrant crop abroad for processing into extract. Now a former Peace Corps volunteer aims to boost Madagascar's economy by building a bean-to-bottle business.(8/29/2014 11:45:41 AM)
Elmhurst couple resumes trip delayed by Ebola threat
The Ebola outbreak delayed an Elmhurst couple's plans to travel to Africa to do volunteer work with people who are in dire need of health care, but not for long.(9/18/2014 10:01:36 AM)
Locust plague descends on Madagascar capital
A thick grey swarm of locusts engulfed Madagascar's capital on Thursday, sending children scuttling and causing florists to burn tyres in panic. A bank of ravenous insects clouded the sky over Antananarivo, with countless thousands raining down dead on to the streets. "We are going to give them to the chickens to eat, if the chickens don't die, we'll eat them," said 13-year-old Anthoni ...(8/28/2014 1:59:30 PM)
Mercy Ships to sail for Madagascar
LAS PALMAS, GRAND CANARIA - September 15th, 2014 -- Mercy Ships announced this week that they have accepted the invitation from of the President of the Republic of Madagascar, His Excellency Hery Rajaonarimampianina, to bring the world's largest civilian hospital ship to Madagascar for its next field service until middle of 2015.(9/15/2014 10:51:19 AM)
Mercy Ships to sail for Madagascar after delaying trip to Benin
LAS PALMAS, GRAND CANARIA - An East Texas based international medical organization announced Monday that it's next stop would be in Madagascar for field service until mid-2015. The last visit of a Mercy Ship to Madagascar was in 1996.(9/15/2014 11:06:12 AM)
Mercy Ship to Sail for Madagascar Next
World’s largest civilian hospital ship sailing to Tamatave for eight months (PRWeb September 14, 2014) Read the full story at 2:12:23 AM)
Smile and Wave, Boys! Little Orbit Announces Penguins of Madagascar Video Game
SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Super spy teams aren't born...they're hatched! Worldwide video game publisher, Little Orbit, has entered into a licensing agreement with DreamWorks Animation to bring the Penguins of Madagascar exclusively to Nintendo platforms this holiday. In the game, players will be able to live the life of an elite penguin spy on the Nintendo Wii ...(9/8/2014 11:46:00 AM)
Hollande's ex skips France as tell-all memoir tops sales
Saint-Denis de la Reunion (AFP) - Francois Hollande's spurned girlfriend turned poison pen has skipped France for the Indian Ocean isle of Madagascar, a day after dropping a bombshell with her best-selling kiss-and-tell about life with the president. Airport sources in Madagascar said Valerie Trierweiler arrived in the capital Antananarivo Saturday morning, and was then to catch a domestic ...(9/6/2014 11:30:08 AM)
World's rarest bird needs new home
The last remaining population of the world's rarest bird, the Madagascar pochard, needs a new wetland home if it is to thrive again, a study reveals.(8/25/2014 8:39:39 PM)
Source: Yahoo