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
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
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
meat

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.
Alex Swerdloff
10.21.15
trance

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.
Ani Hajderaj
6.24.15
News

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.
Allie Conti
11.24.14
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