endangered species

Science

Humans Have Done 50 Million Years of Damage to New Zealand’s Birds

It would take longer than humans have been on this Earth to recover the number of bird species lost in New Zealand.
Madeleine Gregory
8.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Man in India Was Arrested for Trying to Sell Whale Vomit for Rs 17 Million

The man was caught at a railway station with 1.3 kgs of ambergris, a wax-like secretion in the endangered species.
Shamani Joshi
6.19.19
environment

The Philippines is Fast-Losing an Endangered Buffalo Species Found Only in its Islands

The country has used the tamaraw, a beloved animal endemic to its shores, as an icon from coins to cars to sports teams – but can't seem to find a way to save it.
Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap
6.3.19
endangered species

This Is How Quickly We're Killing the Planet

One million of the planet’s nearly 9 million species are facing extinction within decades, a new U.N. report says.
Emma Ockerman
5.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Endangered Crocodile Just Died Because of a Party in India

The animal got "stressed because of loud vibrations" of bass music, says the founder of Madras Crocodile Bank Trust.
Shamani Joshi
4.6.19
rare sightings

Giant Tortoise Feared Extinct Reappears After 113 Years

As well as the Fernandina tortoise, another “giant” species thought to be possibly extinct showed up this year—Wallace’s giant bee.
Becky Ferreira
2.23.19
weird

Everything You Wanted to Know About This Monk Seal With an Eel in Its Nose

“This is the third or fourth case of an eel in the nose that we have observed.”
Sarah Emerson
12.7.18
endangered species

Men's Wish to Increase Their Libido Is Driving Sea Turtles to Extinction

Indonesia's multibillion egg poaching industry is hurting six of the remaining seven sea turtle species in the world.
Adi Renaldi
2.13.18
Orangutan

Rare Albino Orangutan Rescued From Kalimantan Jungle

It's the first one ever seen in the jungles of Borneo.
Adi Renaldi
5.2.17
Documentary

The Illegal Big Cats of Instagram

VICE investigates the flourishing trade in animal trafficking and how it impacts the depleting wildcat populations of Central and East Africa.
VICE Staff
3.10.17
Stuff

There Are Only 250 Malayan Tigers on Earth, But the Population Just Grew by Two

The Malayan tiger is critically endangered, but captive breeding programs can help sustain the species.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.9.16