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A map that fills a 500-million year gap in Earth's history.

The new map was created using data from rocks found in locations including Madagascar. Alan Collins , Author providedEarth is estimated to be around 4.5 billion years old, with life first appearing around 3 billion years ago. To unravel this incredible history, scientists use a range of different techniques to determine ...

- The Conversation - UK

Reinventing mankind's most essential technology.

A lavatory revolution is beginning in Madagascar

- MercatorNet - US

False Rumors of a Collapsed Tunnel in Madagascar Raise Questions about Cybercrime and Punishment.

Moral of the story so far: No one is anonymous behind his screen; don't take everything that is said on the internet at face value.

- Global Voices - US

A record 141 million people worldwide need humanitarian assistance.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Peru, Somalia, South Sudan, World, Yemen New disasters and deteriorating protracted emergencies have pushed humanitarian requirements across 37 countries worldwide in 2017 to ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought - FAO.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT