Katherine Tutrone

Invasive species

Fire Ants Are Invading Hawaii, so Helicopters Are Blasting Them With Birth Control

The ants are blinding pets and torturing farmworkers: “It was like a whole piece of my body was getting lit on fire.”
Katherine Tutrone
Emma Fidel
Michael Shade
5.27.20
Murder Hornets

Watch a ‘Murder Hornet’ Destroy an Entire Honeybee Hive

These homicidal hornets will make a "meatball" out of bees.
Katherine Tutrone
5.21.20
climate

These Botanists Are Searching for Endangered Plants With Drones — Then Scaling Cliffs to Save Them

Meet Hawaii's Indiana Joneses of rare plant conservation.
Katherine Tutrone
Emma Fidel
Michael Shade
2.26.20
climate

It Rained Iguanas This Week, But Florida Knows What to Do

Pro tip: Check your car before turning on the heat.
Katherine Tutrone
1.23.20
climate change

The Scientist Hunting for Cave Crystals to Understand Climate Change

These 30,000-year-old crystals formed when permafrost melted in the last Ice Age.
Emma Fidel
Katherine Tutrone
Brittany Ross
12.7.19

Feral Hogs Are Tearing Up Texas. So People Are Shooting Them from Helicopters.

Did someone say 30 to 50 feral hogs? More like 6-9 million.
Katherine Tutrone
Emma Fidel
Michael Shade
10.8.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

These Storm Tourists Are Dropping Thousands of Dollars to Chase Tornadoes

“If a tornado was cheese, I wanna stick my cracker in it. It's like a weird little fetish."
Lee Doyle
Katherine Tutrone
7.13.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The 'Concealed Carry' Fashion Show Is for People Who Want to Hide Their Guns

It's practical gear for an expanding market, but there's another goal.
Katherine Tutrone
Oliver Noble
11.4.18