Militant and extremist groups exploit the region's escalating water shortage to gain power, loyalty, and legitimacy.
A weak government and a lack of public oversight have hampered efforts to help the Wayuu people in La Guajira deal with an ongoing water shortage that has turned into a full-on crisis
Luckily the level of dookie molecules in the water was relatively low.
California's ongoing water catastrophe is worsened by all the water its meat and dairy industries drink. It's a good time to consider getting on board with the whole vegan thing.
We saved you a few Google searches by asking a smart person weird body questions.
Climate change is literally washing low-lying seaside villages away.
With a new Queensland government, the reef is also under new management. We spoke to Environment Minister Steven Miles about dredging, climate change, and feeling optimistic.
Indigenous leaders claim that huge swathes of their land near the Murray Darling Basin have become uninhabitable thanks to decisions they had no part in.
They broke a court order that banned them from protesting against water charges.
How did a poo-borne virus get all up in Australia's pancakes?
Not only are they filled with other peoples' sweat and pee, but a new study found that pool water contains traces of insect repellant, pharmaceutical drugs, and other chemicals.
Not even the latest earthquake, the country's least favourite phenomenon, can shake NZ's stride into 2015.
China's worldwide resources shopping spree has set its eyes on New Zealand milk, and it's making farmers very nervous.
In today's news roundup, Libyan soldiers and militias battle for Benghazi, and tensions heighten between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem.
The fluoride-filled water in the rural town of Ban Mae Toen has caused brain damage and deformities, including massive goiters, in many residents.
The announcement that the Irish would have to start paying for their water stirred up protests against European Union–imposed austerity and has led to confrontations with the police.
"Voss" could be the name of a cult European fashion designer. It could be the name of a guy in an 80s synth-pop trio. But it's not. It's water—overpriced, overrated, bottled water.
What's the worst part of being locked in a cell since February? Starving and fighting over food, duh.
California is facing its worst drought in decades, so why is anyone playing golf in a desert?
Thomas Albdorf makes beautiful images and then gives them titles like this: The Blooming of the Daffodil Flower Between May and June Leads Many Tourists Towards Lunzer Lake. Get into it!
Tens of thousands of people who live beside a river and the largest freshwater source in the world, the Great Lakes, can't even drink from their own faucets.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, a train derailment strands Mexican migrants who are trying to reach the American border, and the head of US Homeland Security wants to deport migrants more quickly.
Turning off the fountain that memorializes the asshole who originally channeled water into Los Angeles would be a sign that there's something wrong in this city, which there is.
Thousands of Detroiters are having their water shut off in the middle of summer. We interviewed Maude Barlow who filed a formal complaint with the UN, saying that's a human rights violation.