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 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.
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.
Why Are Millions of People Still Eating Cats?
It’s estimated that 4 million cats a year are eaten in Asia alone. That’s exactly why one group of researchers decided to study the Malagasy people of Madagascar to get to the root of this dietary tradition.
How a Goodbye Party at The Guvernment Inspired Gabriel & Dresden's Classics-Only Tour
Before The Guvernment's doors closed, it inspired one more bout of innovation.
The Black Plague Is Spreading in Madagascar
The disease was once confined to rural villages but has now spread to the impoverished nation's capital.