Students Explore the Environmental Costs of Open-Fire Cooking in Madagascar

This video showcases how a Duke University student research team in Mandena, Madagascar, is exploring key questions related to community members’ use of wood and what effect their practices are having on the local forests, including tree and animal species.

The research project is part of Bass Connections, an interdisciplinary research program at Duke.

To learn more about the project, including more videos, photos and research results, check out our multimedia project, "When Traditions Take a Toll."