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.”
The ‘Camera Trap Queen’ Who Shares Remote Wildlife With the World
Asia Murphy explores, studies, and photographs some of the wildest regions on Earth.
The VICE News Guide to the World
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 09
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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?
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.