Climate Crowd is researching how communities are being impacted by, and responding to, changes in weather and climate, and how this affects nature. 35 interviews were conducted along the West Coast of Madagascar, home to thousands of endemic species of plants and animals.
Facing decreased rainfall and shifting seasonal patterns, the farming and fishing communities of this region have adopted a number of coping techniques to deal with declining fish availability and failing crops such as resorting to destructive fishing practices, increasing extraction of natural resources and pursuing alternative livelihoods. Many reports indicate that biodiversity is suffering both as a direct result of a changing climate and as a consequence of human activity in response to climate change.
Download our Madagascar Summary Report PDF for the complete information.