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Madagascar: how to save a forest

Anjali Nayar, an International Development Research Centre fellow at Nature, recently visited a pioneering project in Madagascar that’s aiming to protect one of the country’s few remaining forests. About 90% of the species in Madagascar’s rainforests are found nowhere else on Earth, but efforts to save the island nation’s forests are about more than conserving biodiversity.  Read more

Africa’s challenging climate game-plan

“savannahtree.jpg” Although billions of dollars have been set aside for climate change projects to benefit developing countries, they have “not taken off in Africa in any significant way”, says Yvo de Boer, head of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.  Read more