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Dozens of tropical trees awarded new protections at CITES

Numerous species of rosewood and ebony from Madagascar, Latin America, and Southeast Asia were granted protection today at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Bangkok, Thailand. The ruling comes one day after CITES gr...

Endangered Madagascar wildlife on sale in Thailand

Conservation group TRAFFIC uncovered nearly 600 Madagascar reptiles and amphibians on sale in Thai markets, including endangered species and those banned for sale by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (C...

From Cambodia to California: the world’s top 10 most threatened forests

Growing populations, expanding agriculture, commodities such as palm oil and paper, logging, urban sprawl, mining, and other human impacts have pushed many of the world's great forests to the brink. Yet scientists, environmentalists, and even some pol...

From Cambodia to California: the world’s top 10 most threatened forests

Growing populations, expanding agriculture, commodities such as palm oil and paper, logging, urban sprawl, mining, and other human impacts have pushed many of the world's great forests to the brink. Yet scientists, environmentalists, and even some pol...

Photos: the penis-like mushroom and other top 10 new species of 2009

The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University has released its annual top 10 list of new species discovered last year. This time the list includes a two inch penis-like mushroom, a minnow named after Bram Stoker's worl...

The “before you go to Madagascar” series- flights

aeroport nosy be This post is part of a serie called “before you go to Madagascar”. Madafan will try to keep this post as updated as possible. You are also encouraged to help us maintain it either by contacting us