«Will Madagascar’s forests survive?»

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J’ai découvert ce site grâce toujours à Twitter. Merci à @lrakoto😉

Rien à voir mais par la même occasion, une conférence sur le développement en Afrique au 21ème siècle est annoncée sur le site.
FROM IMPUNITY TO ACCOUNTABILITY: AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT IN THE
21ST CENTURY

November 18-19, 2010 in New York City – The New School
Program at www.socres.org/Africa

Le billet ci-dessous date de l’année dernière mais toujours d’actualité…malheureusement
21 septembre 2009
[…] Unfortunately, despite the optimism of the video, ‘slash and burn’ farming continues to reduce Madagascar’s forest as reported in a recent Reuter’s article. You can find out more about threat to Madagascar’s environment HERE.
Read more about Madagascar (sociolingo)

journeymanpictures | 6 septembre 2007
July 1995 : For sixty million years the forests of Madagascar have evolved in splendid isolation.

Their ecology is unique and biologists are busy cataloguing one of the world’s last great storehouses of genetic diversity. But it is a race against time. For the past 1500 years ago humans have slashed and burned their way across the island. At the current rate all of Madagascar’s forests will be gone in 30 years. But a unique partnership between a traditional healer and a biologist looks set to succeed where other more traditional approaches to conservation have failed. Biologist Dr Nat Quansah and healer Ndrunulla are teaching people to value the forest’s traditional herbal cures. Their health clinic uses natural drugs of the ‘pharmacy in the forest’
Produced by ABC Australia
Distributed by Journeyman Pictures

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