Scientists Discover Huge, Mysterious Radio Structures at the Heart of the Milky Way

"These enormous bubbles have until now been hidden by the glare of extremely bright radio emission from the center of the galaxy."
Becky Ferreira
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Critically Endangered Species May Go Extinct as Land Degrades

Species with depleting populations could be casualties of desertification.
Shamani Joshi

Mysterious Hole in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Robots and Seals

Seals with antennas on their heads helped shed light on the formation of a sea ice hole the size of South Carolina.
Becky Ferreira

Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
Becky Ferreira

Wasps Are Capable of Basic Logical Reasoning, Study Finds

Paper wasps are the first known insects to perform a key form of deductive logic called transitive inference.
Becky Ferreira
climate change

Global Warming Is Wiping Out Marine Animals Faster Than Land Dwellers

A study of 406 cold-blooded animals revealed that climate change is already pushing marine species to their thermal limits.
Becky Ferreira
Question Of The Day

Would You Go to Jail to Save All Life on Earth?

In the wake of this week's major Extinction Rebellion actions, I went out on the streets of London in search of willing climate martyrs.
Rhys Thomas

Machismo Is Ruining the Planet, Study Says

A new study finds that men are less likely to purchase eco-friendly products or participate in sustainable activities when they seem too "feminine."
Kimberly Lawson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thousands of 'Super Bloom' Tourists Have Made Life in This Town Absolute Hell

The mayor called it a "poppy apocalypse."
River Donaghey
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Guy Who Fought Off a Mountain Lion Finally Told His Side of the Story

"I will never be able to live up to the reputation."
River Donaghey

Scientists Found a New Species of Wasp That Turns Spiders Into Zombies

In the Ecuadorian Amazon, a new species of wasp is inflicting horror movie-worthy terror on "social" spiders.
Alastair Spriggs
Can This Save Us?

Can We Find Inner Peace through Horse Therapy?

Anxiety is high and mental health services are increasingly underfunded, so it might be time to explore alternative therapies.
Hannah Ewens