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NASA catches formation of Tropical Cyclone Kenneth near Aldabra

Visible satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed the formation of Tropical Storm Kenneth in the Southern Indian Ocean. Kenneth formed north of Madagascar and east of the Aldabra Atoll.
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Supremely Luxe Mother's Day Gifts For Under $50

Little luxuries are those specialty items that aren't exactly everyday-essentials, but are everyday-enhancers instead; like using a rose-infused hand cream, eating a square of dark chocolate, pouring a premium cup of tea, lighting a fancy candle, or writing in a new notebook. And while everyone appreciates a little luxury, many aren't looking to spend everyday money on them — which is why they make for particularly excellent special occasion gifts (a.k.a. Mother's Day material).While they won't...
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Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

Vohibola forest in eastern Madagascar is in the grip of widespread deforestation. Local taskforces try to protect the forest and wildlife.            [Author: Newslook]
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Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

Alert to the slightest movement and sound, Michael Tovolahy's patrol is tracking poachers who are inflicting grievous harm to this jewel of biodiversity. The poachers are targeting lemurs, primates battling the threat of extinction, and are chopping down trees, some of them rare hardwoods, to burn for charcoal. "In this forest, there are at least 20 indigenous animal species, including six types of lemur, and 150 species of tree," says Tovolahy, whose nickname is Nabe.
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Measles outbreak: Man infects 39 people after travelling from New York to Michigan

Last month, a traveller raising money for charity in Brooklyn's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community drove through the night to Detroit \- his next fundraising stop. He felt sick en route and saw a doctor when he got there. But the doctor, who had never seen measles, misdiagnosed the man's fever and cough as bronchitis.Over the next two weeks, the traveller would become Michigan's Patient Zero, spreading the highly contagious respiratory virus to 39 people as he stayed in private homes, a...
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Scientists characterize 2017 pneumonic plague outbreak in Madagascar

Plague is an endemic disease in Madagascar. Each year there is a seasonal upsurge between September and April, especially in the Central Highlands, which stand at an elevation of more than 800 m.
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2017 pneumonic plague outbreak in Madagascar characterized by scientists

Plague is an endemic disease in Madagascar. Each year there is a seasonal upsurge between September and April, especially in the Central Highlands, which stand at an elevation of more than 800m. In 2017, an unprecedented pneumonic plague outbreak hit the main island, primarily affecting the capital Antananarivo and the main port city of Toamasina.
Tags: Science, Madagascar, Central Highlands, Antananarivo

Measles epidemic kills over 1,200 in Madagascar

There have been a reported over 115,000 cases and over 1,200 deaths due to measles in Madagascar according to reports. This is one of the largest epidemics of a vaccine preventable viral disease in the recent times, say experts.
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Madagascar measles epidemic kills more than 1,200 people

AMBALAVAO, Madagascar (AP) — Babies wail as a nurse tries to reassure mothers who have come to vaccinate their children. They fear a measles epidemic that has killed more than 1,200 people in this island nation where many are desperately poor. As Madagascar faces its largest measles outbreak in history and cases soar well beyond […]
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Cedric the Entertainer, star of ‘The Neighborhood,’ is coming to Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa

Cedric the Entertainer has had a prolific career both in movies and TV, with starring roles on “The Steve Harvey Show” and TV Land’s “The Soul Man,” but he said it’s been his most recent role as family patriarch Calvin Butler on the CBS sitcom “The Neighborhood” that has made him feel like he’s really hit the big time. “It feels different,” he said during a recent telephone interview. “It feels like you have made it to the pros and you are now playing with the big boys.” The show, created by for...
Tags: Comedy, TV, Casinos, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Morocco, Cbs, Madagascar, Johnson, Anthony Anderson, Southern California, Johnsons, Spain Portugal, Steve Harvey Show

Love ‘Game of Thrones’? These dragons can grow in the garden

Plants are full of surprises. You never know what to expect and that’s why to dabble in the dirt is to be humble. Even after years of planting, you are always a beginner in the garden. Everything you do in the garden – your horticultural laboratory — is an experiment and you should not be afraid to fail. Growing avocadoes in Temecula was a laughable proposition until one person was bold enough to try and now thousands of acres of so-called alligator pear trees are flourishing there. Pistachio tr...
Tags: Gardening, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Tenerife, Madagascar, Canary Islands, Valley, San Joaquin Valley, Pacific Islanders, San Fernando Valley, Temecula, Sherman Oaks, Hacienda Heights, Dracaena

The Daily Edit – Departures Magazine: Sean Fennessy

Departures Magazine Photo Editor: Skye Sent erfeit Photographer: Sean Fennessy Heidi: How did this job come about, did you pitch it to the magazine? Sean: Whenever I hear from Skye Senterfeit, the photo editor at Travel + Leisure and Departures, it’s always a ‘pinch myself’ moment. When I saw Madagascar in the subject line of this email it was particularly exciting, although I’m ashamed to say that my knowledge of the country before this trip came exclusively from the animated kids mov...
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Citadel 9mm M1911 Madagascar – Video Review

BurgundyBomber with the Citadel M1911 Madagascar. Photo by Graham Baates USA – -( 9mm 1911s have been heralded as the ultimate in shooter comfort as much as they've been cursed at as blasphemy.  For those of you who enjoy shooting and advancements in design please continue reading.  With the cultists addressed we can now begin to address the gun at hand; the Citadel M1911 Madagascar in 9mm.  This beautiful 1911 is cerakoted and then laser-etched in a pattern that resembles Damas...
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‘The Boxtrolls’ Showcased Laika’s Knack for Casting Voice Actors – and Gave Ben Kingsley One of His Best Roles

(To celebrate the release of Missing Link, we’re revisiting the stop-motion animated films of Laika this week and why they’re so special. First up: how The Boxtrolls highlights the art of voice acting.) Depending on who you listen to, working as a voice actor in animated projects is either very easy or very hard. On its face, to anyone who hasn’t gone into a recording booth, it might seem like the easiest job in the world. You get paid to read lines of dialogue (without having to memorize them...
Tags: Movies, Neil Gaiman, Features, Tom Hanks, The Boxtrolls, Animation, Dreamworks, Rex, Scarlett Johansson, Annie, Warner Bros, Madagascar, Ben Stiller, Pixar, Jonathan Glazer, Chris Rock

Kat Saka’s Kettle will sell space popcorn at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland

Shoppers strolling through the marketplace stalls in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland will be drawn by a familiar yet somehow alien smell coming from a crackling kettle inside an intimate shop run by a local grain and spice farmer. Kat Saka’s Kettle will sell space popcorn in the Black Spire Outpost village on the Star Wars planet of Batuu, the setting for the new 14-acre themed lands coming to the Anaheim theme park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. Marketplace proprietor Kat Sak...
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Did Russia meddle in Madagascar's election?

A BBC investigation has revealed that at least six candidates were offered money by Russians in the lead-up to last year’s presidential elections in Madagascar.
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What Is Happening Off Of Mayotte Island?

A small French territory island between Africa and Madagascar is making some big news. For several months, the volcanic island of Mayotte, in the Comoros Islands (which has not had a confirmed surface eruption since 2050 BCE) is getting very noisy. So noisy in fact that the earthquakes and seismic noise it is generating has been detected worldwide. And now, scientists say this could be the result of the largest ever underwater eruption in modern history.Mayotte Island is a volcano, however it ha...
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Global Health: Scientists Thought They Had Measles Cornered. They Were Wrong.

Following intensive vaccination efforts, measles cases plunged across the world. Now clusters of new infections — some linked, some not — have confounded health officials.
Tags: News, Israel, Ukraine, Philippines, United Nations, Epidemics, Poland, World Health Organization, Madagascar, Gavi, Global Health, Measles, Brooklyn (NYC, Jews and Judaism, Vaccination and Immunization, Hasidism

Love Island: Flamboyant males get the girls on Madagascar

German scientists have discovered two new species of giant stick insect on Madagascar, whose males become dazzling blue or multicolored at sexual maturity. Writing in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, the researchers describe their rare and exciting findings, and wonder at the reproductive success of the least stick-like stick insects on the planet.
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The mums saving each other from a taboo condition

Women in Madagascar who have had life-changing surgery are helping others to get treatment.
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Apartment Gardening Is The Latest Trend In House Plants — But What Is It?

So you have a couple plants. Maybe a cactus or two. Perhaps you've even invested in my personal favorite, the Instagram-famous Pilea peperomioides. All the plants in said plant collection seem to be doing pretty well, and now you're wondering, what's next? I have two words for you: Apartment. Gardening.What, you may be wondering, is apartment gardening? It can mean one of two things: For people who don't have access to an outdoor area in which to properly garden, it's about clustering plants to...
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An April Fool's Test

On this April Fool's Day, let's explore the bunk, blarney and fraud endemic to so many dog breed histories. First, let us start with a generalized guide to bunko.The secret is to slip a plausible lie between the pages of truth, while occasionally telling a truth that is so outrageous that your audience breaks its pick checking it for fraud.For examples of the former, I recently posted the following breed histories to Facebook.** Belgium's Lost Breed of Shepherd** The Carter Pocket Terrier** T...
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Newly discovered mini frogs are so very very tiny

The teeny amphibian inhabitants of Madagascar could fit four on a thumbnail.
Tags: Science, News, Madagascar

These new species of miniature frogs clearly have the best names

These newly-described miniature frogs are the smallest of their kind in the world, and they also have very appropriate names. The genus of frogs has been dubbed Mini, and it contains three species: Mini mum,  Mini scule, and  Mini ature. Pretty clever. The trio has been described in a new study by evolutionary biologist Mark Scherz and a team of scientists. SEE ALSO: Scientists left camera traps to record wild apes Two other new species, Rhombophryne proportionalis and Anodonthyla eximia, ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Madagascar, Mark Scherz, Sam Hyde, Scherz, Anodonthyla, Eastern Madagascar

Five new frog species from Madagascar

Scientists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich and the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology have named five new species of frogs found across the island of Madagascar. The largest could sit on your thumbnail, the smallest is hardly longer than a grain of rice.
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Vatican says pope will visit 3 African nations in September

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will visit the African countries of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius from Sept. 4-10. The Vatican said on Wednesday that Francis will visit the capitals: Maputo in Mozambique, Antananarivo in Madagascar and Port Louis in Mauritius. The Holy See gave no other details, saying they […]
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29 Supremely Luxurious Gifts For Under $50 (Save These For Your VIPs)

Little luxuries are those specialty items that aren't exactly everyday-essentials, but are everyday-enhancers instead; like using a rose-infused hand cream, eating a square of dark chocolate, pouring a premium cup of tea, lighting a fancy candle, or writing in a new notebook. And while everyone appreciates a little luxury, many aren't looking to spend the money on them — which is why they make excellent presents.While they won't break the bank if you're in the market to give a gift, these purch...
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Liverpool’s Sadio Mane wasn’t happy after Senegal beat Madagascar

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane wasn’t happy Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was back on Senegalese international duty on Saturday. Mane played 90 minutes as Senegal beat Madagascar 2-0 in an African Cup of Nations qualifier. M’Baye Niang scored a brace as Senegal qualified for Egypt 2019 as group winners. But after the match Mane wasn’t best pleased with the infrastructure back home. Senegal vs Madagascar The match was played on the Stade Lat Dior in Thiès, however the Liverpool striker wasn’t impressed...
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Madagascar Travel: 33 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

These 33 tips will help you travel in Madagascar and make your time in this unique country so much more enjoyable.  You can read the original article here: Madagascar Travel: 33 Things You Need to Know Before You Go. Monkeys and Mountains | Adventure Travel - Outdoor Adventures | Hiking Trips | Active Vacations
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Everyone loves Sadio Mane’s response to Kalidou Koulibaly to Manchester United

Liverpool supporters have been loving Sadio Mane’s response to calls for Kalidou Koulibaly to join Manchester United. The 26-year-old reacted to a sign and a large number of fans asking Koulibaly to move to Old Trafford. The moment took place ahead of Senegal’s ACON qualifier against Madagascar which is set for Friday. Mane reacts to Senegal fans calling for Koulibaly to join Manchester United Le moment LOL du jour : Sadio Mané qui va charrier les supporters de Manchester United présents avec...
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