India Teams with African Island Nation Madagascar to Fight Climate Change
"Climate change, for us, is not a concept, It is a reality because we already see the polluted ocean, the coral reefs dying and the sea level rising."
Madagascar Police Minister, Mechanic Swim in Ocean for 12 Hours After Crash
"My turn to die has not yet come, thank God. I'm well. I'm just cold," said General Serge Gellé, the country's police minister.
2 Men Sentenced to Forced Labor in Failed Coup Against Madagascar President
An Antananarivo, Madagascar, court found two men guilty of associating with a "criminal organization" that was plotting to assassinate the president.
Drought-Stricken Madagascar a 'Wake-Up Call' to Rest of World
"The world needs to look to Madagascar to see what is coming your way and many other countries around the world," WFP Executive Director David Beasley said.
Climate and the Need for Food Systems Change
As natural disasters continue to make headlines, it's important to remember the fragile food systems that don't recover easily, or at all.
Six Arrested in Plot to Assassinate President of Madagascar
Andry Rajoelina first seized power in the Indian Ocean island nation in a 2009 coup. In 2018, he won the presidential election with 55 percent of the vote.
World's Smallest Reptile Is a Chameleon About the Size of a Fingernail
Intriguingly, researchers found that males of the species have "quite large" genitalia relative to their tiny size.
Tiny Ancestor of Dinosaurs and Pterosaurs Stood Just 4 Inches Tall
The reptile is an early member of the animal group Ornithodira to which both dinosaurs and pterosaurs belong.
Climate Change Could Wipe out Madagascar's Ruffed Lemurs in next 50 Years
Dire projections form part of a "best-case scenario."
Haunting Image of Snake Twisted Round Madagascan Tree Wins Competition
"We do need beautiful images to engender a love and understanding of nature throughout our society," a judge of the contest told "Newsweek."
This Carnivorous Dinosaur Replaced Its Teeth As Fast As Sharks Do
The species was an apex predator that could reach about 7.6 meters in length and lived between 66 and 70 million years ago.
Antananarivo: Paris with Rice Paddies
Madagascar's capital is, according to author David Mould, like Paris with rice paddies and aging French Citroens and Renaults.
Woman Forces Plane Door Open, Leaps to Her Death
Alana Cutland, 19, had reportedly suffered several "paranoid attacks" before boarding a Cessna in Madagascar.
Largest Birds in History May Have Been Almost Blind
Some elephant bird species grew to heights of around 10 feet tall and could weigh up to 1,800 pounds.
Mystery of Human Arrival in Madagascar Solved—Study
Researchers have been unable to agree when human settlement on the island began.
Study Names World's Largest-Ever Bird
The giant bird could grow up to 10 feet tall.
Ugliest Animal Ever? Denver Zoo's Lemur Prompts Debate
Aye-aye lemurs are killed in the wild because they are regarded as a harbinger of evil.
10,000 radiated tortoises found in Madagascar House
The radiated tortoise is a popular pet in Asia, and some smuggle them out of Madagascar to meet demand.
Pelican Spiders Are Cannibals With Salad-Tong Faces
They keep their prey at arm's length.
Why Lemurs Are So Weird
"Each year the dry season gets longer by I think about a day ... that's definitely relevant to humans."
Madagascar's Lemurs Eat Foods That Make No Sense—Why?
"Each year, the dry season gets longer by, I think, about a day.... That's definitely relevant to humans."
Dancing With the Dead May Spread Plague in Madagascar
A sacred ritual that involves exhuming and rewrapping the remains of relatives could be aiding the spread of the disease.
Why Madagascar's Plague Outbreak Is Worse This Year
The plague outbreak is a powerful enemy that cannot be stopped easily.
Deadly Plague Outbreak Could Happen in the U.S.
Government officials in Madagascar have banned public gatherings and jail visits.
Scientists Find Huge Ancient Croc With T-Rex-Like Teeth
Razanandrongobe sakalavae is the oldest and largest representative of Notosuchia—a type of crocodilian that lived millions of years ago.
MH370 Was Deliberately Flown Into Sea: Crash Expert
If his theory is correct, investigators may be looking in the wrong search area.
A Vanilla Ice-Cream Crisis Looms
A poor vanilla pod harvest in Madagascar could cause ice-cream prices to rocket.
Watch: Did These Penguins Attempt a Zoo Escape?
Odense Zoo in Denmark posted a video in which five penguins appear to be trying to find an exit.
Here's to You, Captain Kidd: Scottish Pirate's Treasure Found
A British-American team unearthed a chunk of silver off Madagascar believed to be part of lost pirate's booty.