The Host of COP27 Is One of the Most Polluted Countries in the World
Egypt is hosting the UN climate summit, even though its own air and water supply is putting the health of millions at risk.
Indonesian Rivers Are Flooded With Diapers Because of a Popular Myth
Diapers are the second most common pollutants found in Indonesian waters and can really wreak havoc on a water system.
I Photographed the ‘World’s Dirtiest River’ For Eight Years. Here’s What I Saw.
Chemicals dumped into the Citarum River have penetrated wells and rice paddies, poisoning the people and animals who live along its banks.
The Four Most Important Things You Can Do For The Environment
Industry isn’t doing its part to combat climate change, but you can make small, positive steps towards helping the planet.
Why a massive oil spill couldn't stop the Keystone XL pipeline
Despite their costly environmental impacts, oil spills like the recent one in South Dakota weren’t a factor in the decision to approve the Keystone XL.
Let Loose the Pollution-Sniffing Robot Eels
The robot uses luminous bacteria and plankton to detect freshwater contaminants.
These Delicious-Looking Popsicles Are Full of Trash
Three Taiwanese art students froze samples of their city’s water in order to call attention to their nation's pollution problem.
Pollution costs Canada tens of billions each year
In 2015, urban smog alone cost the Canadian economy $36 billion
Baltimore's Streams Are Full of Meth
Researchers found amphetamines in water samples from six separate streams around the city, drastically altering the aquatic life.
Some Newark, New Jersey Schools Needed New Lead Filters Years Ago, Photographs Show
The manufacturer of the filters recommends replacing them every six months, at least — but images obtained by VICE News show some filters date as far back as 2012.
Seattle-Area Salmon Are Loaded With Anti-Depressants and Other Drugs Thanks to Human Waste
Researchers have found high levels of pharmaceuticals in the waters and fish of Puget Sound — and that could cause problems for humans, too.
Flint Residents Take Clean Water Fight to Federal Court
A new lawsuit asks a federal court to compel state agencies to replace the city's contaminated pipes as soon as possible with no cost to customers.