With their "super-sniffer" noses, African giant-pouched rats are also being trained to lead search-and-rescue missions following earthquakes and other natural disasters.
VICE News spoke with young activists in regions directly impacted by climate change, who are challenging authorities on their climate inaction.
Millions of cicadas are making a joyous debut after 17 years underground — except those whose butts and genitals have been eaten by a fungus.
The ants are blinding pets and torturing farmworkers: “It was like a whole piece of my body was getting lit on fire.”
These homicidal hornets will make a "meatball" out of bees.
Turns out strapping a maxi pad to your face isn't a horrible option.
Meet Hawaii's Indiana Joneses of rare plant conservation.
Pro tip: Check your car before turning on the heat.
These 30,000-year-old crystals formed when permafrost melted in the last Ice Age.
Police arrested four people after the invasive species ripped through packages of cocaine hidden in a forest in Italy.
Did someone say 30 to 50 feral hogs? More like 6-9 million.