Volunteers replant dozens of mangrove propagules or shoots in a field near the village of Amboanio in the Melaky Region in Madagascar, part of a WWF programme to restore the mangroves.

While the South African city of Cape Town drew international attention when it warned it could run out of water this year, an international charity focused on global water supplies says "slow burni

International conservationists in Madagascar have been treating more than 10 000 critically endangered radiated tortoises that were seized from traffickers who had crammed them into a home with no

With the growing recognition that effective action on climate change will require a combination of emissions reductions and carbon sequestration, protecting, enhancing and restoring natural carbon sinks have become political priorities. Mangrove forests are considered some of the most carbon-dense ecosystems in the world with most of the carbon stored in the soil. In order for mangrove forests to be included in climate mitigation efforts, knowledge of the spatial distribution of mangrove soil carbon stocks are critical.

Global telecommunications operator, Orange, has announced that it is moving forward in the deployment of its electrification programme for rural zones by launching the service in Burkina Faso.

In an assessment of 653 freshwater plant and animal species living on Madagascar and nearby islands, biologists found that 43 percent are threatened with extinction or there isn’t enough informatio

At least 17 people died when a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, authorities said.

At least 17 people are dead on Madagascar after a tropical cyclone struck the Indian Ocean island nation at the weekend.

Up to half of plant and animal species in the world’s most naturally rich areas, such as the Amazon and the Galapagos, could face local extinction by the turn of the century due to climate change if carbon emissions continue to rise unchecked.

This report examines the institutional, legal and regulatory environment, climate change adaptation and urban management capacity, and financial resources and mechanisms available to address adaptation and disaster risk reduction priorities in Madagascar’s growing cities.

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