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Climate change is threatening Madagascar's famous forests – our study shows how serious it is

Climate change is a huge threat to Madagascar’s four forest types – urgent action is needed to ensure they don’t disappear completely.
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Madagascar’s unique wildlife faces imminent wave of extinction, say scientists

From the ring-tailed lemur to the aye-aye, a nocturnal primate, more than 20m years of unique evolutionary history could be wiped from the planet if nothing is done to stop Madagascar’s threatened mammals going extinct, according to a new study.

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Stormier seas keep fishers on shore

As climate change fuels more extreme weather, fishers in western Madagascar and around the world are facing shrinking opportunities to fish.
‘Life brought me here." Madagascar adapts to a changing climate
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‘Life brought me here." Madagascar adapts to a changing climate

Droughts, cyclones and floods have forced the people of Madagascar, a poor country in the southern Indian Ocean, to find new homes, new livelihoods and even new diets.
Climate change is driving monkeys and lemurs from the tree canopy to the forest floor, study finds

Climate change is driving monkeys and lemurs from the tree canopy to the forest floor, study finds

The stresses of climate change are driving dozens of species of monkeys and lemurs that normally shelter and feed high in the tree canopy to the forest floor, a new study shows.
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Cyclone Batsirai leaves devastation and death in Madagascar

The island nation was still reeling from the effects of Tropical Storm Ana when the new storm struck, killing more than 20 people and displacing thousands.
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Climate change not main cause of Madagascar food crisis, scientists find

Southern Madagascar is suffering its worst drought in decades, devastating crops and leaving more than a million people in need of urgent food aid. Now, new research has cast doubt on whether global warming is the main cause.

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