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    MADAGASCAR Madagascar‚ the Red Island‚ the Rainbow Island‚ the Eighth Continent‚ there are many names for the world’s 4th largest island. Madagascar is situated in the south western area of the Indian Ocean east of the coast of Africa about 400 km off the coast of Mozambique. The island is recognized as one of the world’s top ten hotspots for biodiversity. Madagascar is inhabited by various ethnic groups of Malayo-Indonesian‚ mixed African and Malayo-Indonesian‚ and Arab ancestry. Five

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    Madagascar‚ officially the Republic of Madagascar (Malagasy: Repoblikan’i Madagasikara [republiˈkʲan madaɡasˈkʲarə̥]; French: République de Madagascar) and previously known as the Malagasy Republic‚ is an island country in the Indian Ocean‚ off the southeastern coast of Africa. The nation comprises the island of Madagascar (the fourth-largest island in the world)‚ as well as numerous smaller peripheral islands. Following the prehistoric breakup of the supercontinent Gondwana‚ Madagascar split from

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    Madagascar: The Case of a Lost Paradise English 204 Final Paper 5/29/2011 Maria El Hajj | Madagascar‚ better known as the eighth continent of the world‚ is one of the most precious landmasses on earth. Lying in the Indian Ocean‚ it detached from the African mainland 165 million years ago and developed into magnificent uniqueness through its wide range of biodiversity‚ large areas of forested lands‚ and its rare animals such as the Lemurs. In the 17th century‚ Madagascar started admitting

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    Environmental Issues of Madagascar Western International University SCI 275 Environmental Science Environmental Issues of Madagascar Madagascar is located off the Southeastern tip of Africa. The island is one of the four largest islands in the world with a land area of 226‚657 square miles. Geological theory is that the island broke away from the African continent over 150 million years ago‚ but humans did not inhabited the island until 2000 years ago (wildmadagascar.org

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    The History Of Madagascar

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    The date is June 11‚ 1883‚ the start of a very important‚ yet widely unknown event in Madagascar’s history‚ the first Franco-Hova War. Ranavalona II‚ the Queen of Madagascar‚ stands among the other Merina people on Madagascar’s main east coast port‚ Tamatave‚ watching and waiting. Alert‚ she gazes over the saffire blue water and watches as the tiny speck along the horizon bounces up and down with the waves‚ as it slowly makes its way to the island. With anticipation in her blood and determination

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    Lemurs In Madagascar

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    Lemurs of Madagascar Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Lemurs of Madagascar 1. Madagascar biome is a tropical rain forest. The main characteristic of a tropical rain forest biome is the presence of Warm temperatures throughout the year. In a tropical rain forest biome‚ there are three layers. These layers include the top trees‚ followed by the canopy layer characterized by dens leaves hence low light penetration and the third layer are the ground layer. The ground layer lacks any vegetation owing to

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    Imperialsim in Madagascar

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    Imperialism in Madagascar When someone is talking about Madagascar usually they are talking about the huge cockroaches people have to eat on Fear Factor but there is so much more to the country than that. During a time when land was being snatched up and claimed by many Euro-Asia countries little had any right or reason to have the land. This time of imperialism effected economic markets‚ religion‚ and many other things pertaining to the Malagasy. Throughout the centuries countries and mankind

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    Lemurs In Madagascar

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    Lemurs in Madagascar SCI/275 February 03‚ 2013 Lemurs in Madagascar There are about 30 to 35 different types of Lemurs but there has been so many new species that they are not sure how many there is exactly. In Madagascar there is about 11 different kind and some of them are about to be instinct depending on the area they live in due to environmental changes. The biomes in Madagascar are several depending what part we are looking at. One biome that they have is savanna‚ they have tropical

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    Madagascar is an island that is the fourth largest in the world. After Greenland‚ New Guinea and Borneo. A vast area of more than 585‚000 square kilometers‚ however it is an island that is certainly although large and small islands around the world will look like the biosphere or unique biodiversity. But Madagascar‚ which is separated from Africa about 165 million years ago‚ is a special case. Andrew‚ Blond‚ Anderson‚ Parkinsin. (2008).noted that the plants and animals around 90 percent of which

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    Madagascar Research Paper

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    The Red Island‚ The Eighth Continent‚ officially The Republic of Madagascar also known as Madagascar is the fourth largest Island nation. Its size is 226‚657 square miles‚ slightly less than twice the size of Arizona. Madagascar is located just east of the coast of Mozambique South Africa‚ right across the Mozambique Channel. In-between Madagascar and Mozambique is the Comoros Islands. Also known as the eighth continent‚ Madagascar has been given this mainly because of its unique variety of animals

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