Madagascar Creates Millions More Protected Acres

Madagascar Creates Millions More Protected Acres

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“The government of Madagascar has established 15 new conservation areas encompassing a total of 2.65 million acres (about a million hectares) on the East African island famed for its unique wildlife, (but) which traditionally has had a poor conservation record. An estimated 80 percent of the island plants and animals are found nowhere else on Earth.” (Nat’l Geographic)

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