How the End of Civil Conflicts Can Lead to Increased Deforestation
A new study found the loss of forest cover significantly increased in four countries that recently declared peace after years of war.
A New Study Finds That Cutting Down One Forest Can Make Neighboring Forests Hotter
These temperature rises can also lead to local extinction of the native species living in those regions.
Madagascar's Rich Natural Heritage Is Hanging on a Knife's Edge, Experts Warn
The country's president has a poor environmental record, raising concerns over the preservation of Madagascar's iconic biodiversity.
Why Does the Bubonic Plague Still Exist Today? The Answer Could Be in the Soil.
Last month, a third cat in Wyoming was diagnosed with the plague, two years after a massive outbreak in Madagascar. Are amoebas or rodents to blame?
Viewfinder: Protesting Election Results in Madagascar
Security forces fire tear gas into a crowd of supporters of Madagascan presidential candidate Marc Ravalomanana, breaking up a demonstration against the country's election results on January 2nd, 2019, in Antananarivo.
What Caused One of Madagascar's Largest Lemur Die-Offs?
Teams of researchers are trying to uncover the cause of death for 31 Verraux's sifakas Lemurs—which could spell the end for the critically endangered species.