"Levels of sewage that have been released into the environment in Rio is so high that the likelihood of infection is imminent."
The Lincoln County Sheriff warned residents not to drink, cook, or even bathe, lest the THC could get into their systems.
India's Ganges River is one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Yet a myth endures that bathing in it, or drinking it, is completely safe.
Things are looking bleak, but how bad does it have to get before we'll actually take action?
On this episode of Daily VICE, we meet up with the traveling cast of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' to find out why their fans are so drawn to drag.
Not surprisingly, Calgary and Montreal have very different answers to the question, "What is our most important natural resource?"
He first tried and failed in 2014, and now he has tried and failed again.
To mark the UN's World Water Day I caught up with the photographer to talk about how different cultures perceive water, its exploitation, and the challenges to preserve our planet's most vital resource.
Earlier this week, a federal lawsuit was filed against a host of city and state officials implicated in the troubled city's water problems. But will it go anywhere?
Watch the trailer for this Friday's episode from season four of our HBO show, airing March 4 at 11PM.
This morning, Oscars host Chris Rock hits out at Hollywood racism, Donald Trump declines to condemn the Ku Klux Klan, the UN will deliver aid to 150,000 Syrians, and more.
Marco Rubio called Donald Trump a "con man," Trump mocked Rubio for drinking water, and everyone loves all this and thinks it is good.
Lonnie Johnson wants to make your batteries more efficient and your solar power more powerful.
Despite new resolutions to curb climate change and save the reef, Australia has re-approved dredging of the coal port at Abbot Point.
If your home sinks, so should your expectations of help.
How a rogue community of divers mapped thousands of water-filled caves in the Australian desert.
An expert in mass communication and author of the book The Undersea Network explains why we shouldn't be too worried about Russia cutting our internet cables.
This has made life difficult for First Nations people, who are already struggling with the other consequences of a series of droughts.
Here in Los Angeles, rain can be scary.
In this episode, VICE heads to the remote Neskantaga First Nation in Northern Ontario where after 20 years under a boil water advisory, they have slipped down the federal government's priority list for safe drinking water from four to 19.
Canada has the world's second-largest supply of fresh water, but 169 First Nation communities have limited or no access to it.
"How many people do you know that drank out of the same glass as the pope?"
But the big news may be that Las Vegas has water to spare in the first place.
This surpasses "cartoonish evil" and enters into the realm of "Shakespearian irony."