environment

News

Canada Declares Climate Emergency, Then Approves Massive Oil Pipeline Expansion

Canada can’t meet its Paris climate targets without reducing emissions from the oil and gas sector, experts say.
Hilary Beaumont
2 days ago
environment

You're Likely Inhaling 11 Tiny Bits of Plastic Per Hour

A new study suggests that our lungs are under siege in our own homes.
Erica Cirino
3 days ago
News

Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Packaging Should Be Everywhere

With the likes of mushroom wrap and sugar-cane plastic, the list of environmentally-friendly alternatives is growing longer. So why is plastic still so widespread?
Edoardo Liotta
6.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Nine Countries Most Threatened by Climate Change Are All in Asia, Report Finds

Nearly a billion people around the world live in areas with high exposure to environmental hazards such as cyclones, floods, and rising sea levels.
Gavin Butler
6.13.19
Save Yourselves

'Climate Grief' Is Real and I've Got It Bad

A new report suggests a "high likelihood" of civilisation ending by 2050 due to climate change. If you've slid into a state of abject despair, you're not the only one.
Ellie Mae O'Hagan
6.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This School in India Lets Kids Pay for Their Education by Recycling Plastic

The initiative aims to tackle environmental concerns while encouraging local families to send their kids to school.
Gavin Butler
6.6.19
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
Science

Good Job, Humans: Bees Are Making Nests Entirely Out of Plastic

Researchers found solitary bees in Argentina that made nests out of plastic bag-type materials.
Samantha Cole
6.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Southeast Asian Countries are Vowing to Send Trash Back to the West

Waste from western countries has turned parts of southeast Asia into toxic dumping grounds—and governments have had enough.
Edoardo Liotta
5.31.19
environment

We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic

All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
Alex Lubben
5.30.19
Australia Today

Australia’s New Envoy for the Great Barrier Reef Says it Doesn’t Need Saving

Warren Entsch, an advocate for the Adani-Carmichael coalmine, is of the opinion that "we don't need to save the reef."
Gavin Butler
5.30.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New Filipino Law Requires All Graduates To Plant 10 Trees

If properly implemented, the environmentally-friendly bill will ensure that at least 175 million new trees are planted each year.
Edoardo Liotta
5.27.19
0112