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Madagascar's Rajoelina pledges not to run in presidential election

Madagascar's president Andry Rajoelina on Tuesday pledged not to run in the presidential election scheduled for May, raising hopes democracy will return to the island nation, which has suffered from stagnation and political turmoil since he took...
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Local knowledge matches scientific data on wildlife abundances

Local knowledge matches scientific data on wildlife abundances | Good news from the tropics | Scoop.it
How far can scientists trust local knowledge when it comes to ecosystems? This is a question that is undergoing heavy debate in scientific circles.
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Tigers and humans can coexist, says study

Tigers and humans can coexist, says study | Good news from the tropics | Scoop.it
Humans and tigers can coexist in the same area with minimal conflict, finds a new study that raises hopes for big cat conservation.
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Sabah protects 700 sq mi of rainforest in Borneo

Sabah protects 700 sq mi of rainforest in Borneo | Good news from the tropics | Scoop.it
Sabah, a state in Malaysian Borneo, has reclassified 183,000 hectares (700 sq km) of forest zoned for logging concessions as protected areas..
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Google puts $5M toward anti-poaching drone technology

Google puts $5M toward anti-poaching drone technology | Good news from the tropics | Scoop.it
Google.org, Google Corp's philanthropic arm, earlier this month pledged $5 million toward efforts combat wildlife poaching.
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Madagascar gets biggest protected area

Madagascar gets biggest protected area | Good news from the tropics | Scoop.it
Madagascar officially designated its largest protected area in a region renowned for its tropical rainforests and rich diversity of wildlife, including 20 species of lemurs, reports the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a group that was...
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Gibson Guitar reaches agreement in ebony investigation

Gibson Guitar reaches agreement in ebony investigation | Good news from the tropics | Scoop.it
The iconic guitar maker acknowledges that it failed to act on information that its ebony fingerboards might have been illegal...
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