The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is known for its beautiful forests and is home to a large number of animal species that can be found nowhere else on earth. But, through a pursuit for development, much of the country has suffered severe environmental damage. CCTV’s Maria Galang spent some time with some of the people on the island charged with safeguarding the survival of the island’s natural wonders.
Batesville, In. — Detectives in Batesville continue to sift through clues to find those responsible for two recent day-time burglaries. Chief Stan Holt says evidence has been collected at the scene and is being processed by Indiana State Police.The first burglary occurred in the 1000 block of Columbus Avenue on the morning of July 29. The second was reported on Wood Lawn Drive near Huntersville Road. Police thieves got away with cash and jewelry.Chief Holt offers the following advice for residents:Keep doors and windows lockedNever place valuables in open viewStay aware of what is happening in and around your propertyUse an alarm when possibleKeep areas well lit at nightIf you see suspicious activity call 812-934-3131. Always give police the time of day, description, direction of travel and any other information to identify suspectsIf you see a crime in progress call 911