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News In Madagascar’s capital, pollution threatens an oasis for birds

Tsarasaotra Park, located in the center of Antananarivo, is one of the few remaining refuges for the waterbirds of Madagascar’s highlands. - The park is the first private site to be classified as a wetland of international importance by the Ramsar Convention. - The fast pace of urbanization in the capital is degrading the park’s biodiversity and putting the birds at risk.

by Valisoa Rasolofomboahangy on 2 July 2020

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Source Mongabay
Release date 03/07/2020
Geographical coverage Madagascar
Keywords Ramsar site, Park, waterbirds, Ramsar convention, Urbanization, Objectifs d'Aichi N°8