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WWF says it did not push for rhino relocation process where 11 died

25 Sep 2019

NAIROBI The World Wildlife Fund has rejected the findings of a Kenyan parliamentary inquiry that said the conservation group pushed Kenyan authorities to speed up a botched relocation of 14 rhinos last year that led to the deaths of 11 animals.

The cool new thing in French haute cuisine? Madagascar caviar

23 Sep 2019

LAKE MANTASOA, Madagascar Jerome Bastide slides an ultrasound wand over the sturgeon’s belly, swiftly extracts a dozen eggs with a thick biopsy needle, and returns the fish to the lake. | Video

Pope, on Madagascar visit, condemns clan culture of privilege, graft

09 Sep 2019

ANTANANARIVO Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to live in wealth while the vast majority languish in grinding poverty. | Video

Pope celebrates Madagascar's 'living saint', champion of the poor

08 Sep 2019

ANTANANARIVO Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated a former student of his who is now sometimes called Madagascar's "living saint" for having changed the lives of thousands of poor people who once lived in garbage dumps.

Pope celebrates Madagascar's 'living saint,' champion of the poor

08 Sep 2019

ANTANANARIVO Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated a former student of his who is now sometimes called Madagascar's "living saint" for having changed the lives of thousands of poor people who once lived in garbage dumps.

Madagascar forest destruction wiping out humans' tiniest relative

06 Sep 2019

KIRINDY FOREST, Madagascar As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity's smallest relative - the Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur - to extinction. | Video

Pope’s ex-student to welcome his mentor to Madagascar quarry 'cathedral'

03 Sep 2019

ANTANANARIVO Three times a year, Father Pedro Opeka celebrates Mass in a vast grey quarry in the hills above Madagascar's capital. This week, he will welcome his old teacher, Pope Francis, to see the chiselled granite altar from where he ministers. | Video

Madagascar vanilla crop quality suffers as thieves spark violence

18 Jul 2019

MAROVATO, Madagascar Rocketing vanilla prices bought Madagascan farmer Berlin Ranary a hot pink sofa, a motorbike - and a double-barreled shotgun to protect his crop. | Video

From poo to food: Kenyan toilet waste key for new animal feed

18 Jun 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalo's chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying. The reason: Human excrement. | Video

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers

06 Jun 2019

(This June 5 story corrects name in paragraph 10 to Jake Manion, not Jack Manion) | Video

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