News Madagascar

Conservation, community benefits and a new Ramsar site: Ten years of conservation in western Madagascar.

Mon, 30/07/2012 - 09:37

Madagascar has recently designated Lake Kinkony as a Ramsar Site (Wetland of Internati...

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New book reveals natural wealth of remarkable forest

Mon, 14/11/2011 - 09:11

The biodiversity of Madagascar is legendary. Many animal and plant groups are exceptionally rich in species, and in natural forest areas the great majority of all animals and plants are ende...


Trucks and timber seized after Asity Madagascar intervenes

Mon, 25/04/2011 - 07:45

In a joint operation with police, local communities and Government officers, and forestry officials, Asity Madagascar (BirdLife in Madagascar) has struck a blow against illegal l...


The Alaotra Grebe – We do care!

Fri, 04/06/2010 - 11:31

I felt heartened on reading through the 103 responses to last weeks featured post on the extinction of Alaotra Grebe. The question that had been posed in the original post ‘Do we care’, was answered with a resounding ‘Yes’! And...

Alaotra Grebe extinction – Do you care?

Tue, 25/05/2010 - 23:01

Today we announced that Alaotra Grebe, a waterbird from Madagascar, is officially extinct on the Red List (more). The Dodo is the undoubted ‘celebrity’ among extinct species with its depiction in books, cartoon...