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Photo slideshow of Madagascar

Photo highlights from Madagascar . More pictures from Madagascar are available at Madagascar images. Unless otherwise specified, images were taken by Rhett A. Butler and are copyright mongabay.com 1994-2012.

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A vacation visit to the island of Nosy Hara off the coast of Madagascar resulted in the accidental discovery of a primate possibly unknown to science.

Good news on the environmental front in Madagascar has been rare and fleeting in recent years, but today the Indian Ocean ...

The rate of deforestation and species extinction are increasing worldwide, and substantial efforts are being made to establish new protected areas ...

Invasive species are among the greatest threats to the world’s biodiversity, and amphibians rank among the most devastating vertebrate invaders. That’s ...

For communities that depend on fishing for their livelihoods, fishing bans as a way to conserve marine life are not always ...

The panther chameleon, a lizard prized in the pet trade for its remarkable color changing abilities, may actually represent 11 different ...

Conservation efforts in Borneo's embattled rainforest may get a boost with the launch of the newest version of an advanced airplane-based ...

A program that helps restore overfished areas through community-based marine conservation has won the Skoll Foundation's top prize for social entrepreneurship. ...

Despite its biodiversity and unique plants and animals, Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve hosts only around a dozen tourists each year. In an ...

Madagascar is a treasure trove of frogs. Located off the east coast of Africa, this large island nation has more than ...

Loss of tropical forests accelerated roughly 60 percent during the 2000s, argues a paper published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. ...

Last year, scientists released an emergency three-year plan that they argued could, quite literally, save the world's lemurs from mass extinction. ...

A new campaign is calling on consumers to directly support forest conservation with their wallets. Stand For Trees is an initiative ...

The government of Madagascar has established the Indian Ocean island's first shark sanctuary in an area famous for its marine biodiversity, ...

Chameleons are an unmistakable family of wonderfully bizarre reptiles. They sport long, shooting tongues; oddly-shaped horns or crests; and a prehensile ...

Researchers have described a previously undocumented species of gecko in Madagascar.

Madécasse is not just another chocolate company selling their bars in high-end supermarkets across the United States and Europe. Their bean-to-bar ...

The path to finding a career often involves twists and turns. Serendipity is important — one rarely anticipates what small events, ...

Sometimes all it takes is fewer clicks. Scientists have discovered a new species of frog from Madagascar that stuck out because ...

A team of scientists from the United States and Germany has recently described seven new species of Malagasy giant pill-millipede. All ...
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