madagascar

tech-science

This Bird Went Extinct and Then Evolved Into Existence Again

"We know of no other example in rails, or of birds in general, that demonstrates this phenomenon so evidently.”
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
HOTY2017

The ‘Camera Trap Queen’ Who Shares Remote Wildlife With the World

Asia Murphy explores, studies, and photographs some of the wildest regions on Earth.
Becky Ferreira
12.11.17
The VICE News Guide to the World

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 09

VICE News
10.13.17
Stuff

The Twisted History of Hallucinogenic Fish

On an all new episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia', we head to Reunion Island and Madagascar to investigate a rare kind of food poisoning contracted by eating fish.
VICE Staff
11.30.16
Stuff

Hamilton Samples Some Intoxicating Fish Brains in Madagascar

On this episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia,' Hamilton embeds with a few local fishermen to taste a species of fish fabled to get you high and mess with your dreams.
VICE Staff
11.30.16
The Up Close and Personal Issue

Inside Madagascar's 'City of Flies'

About 3,000 people who live in a garbage dump on the outskirts of the country's capital, Antananarivo, are still in close proximity to the pneumonic plague that began last August.
Riccardo Bononi
5.24.16
food prices

Hoard Your Ice Cream Because We're in a Massive Vanilla Shortage

The nectar of the gods that is ice cream is about to get a hell of a lot more expensive, and we have the distinguished spinster that is vanilla to thank for it.
Alex Swerdloff
3.30.16
Basketball

How is Basketball Like Coding? Ask the Kids at This Madagascar Tech Camp

A Malagasy camp for kids is operating its sports meets tech project on a shoestring budget.
Emiko Jozuka
2.22.16
africa

A Murder in Ethiopia Shows the Rastafarian Promised Land Is Far From Heavenly

We traveled to Shashamane, Ethiopia, to meet the Rastafarians that have settled in their spiritual home — and found that a murder inquiry is underway.
Sally Hayden
2.6.16
tipping point

El Niño Worsens Drought in Southern Africa — and 14 Million People Could Go Hungry

The UN World Food Program said on Monday that regional drought, exacerbated by El Niño, is hitting Malawi, Madagascar, and Zimbabwe particularly hard, with poor crop yields increasing the likelihood of large-scale malnourishment.
Reuters and VICE News
1.18.16
Impact

How Our Appetite for Seafood Is Killing Our Oceans

Industrial fishing and dynamite fishing are destroying our oceans at a rapid rate, endangering both wildlife and our food source. What can be done?
Rachel Riederer
1.13.16
Books

Meet Madagascar's 27-Year-Old Literary Ambassador

While most people associate the country with the animated movie of the same name, Madagascar also has a rich literary scene. Translator Allison Charette is trying to introduce it to the rest of the world.
Ilana Masad
11.24.15
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