pollution

Vice Guide to Right Now

We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years

Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favorite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
environment

Everything We Know About the Toxic Chemical Spill in Malaysia So Far

Over 3,000 people have been hospitalised from exposure to hazardous fumes since early this month, and more dumping sites were discovered today.
Mustika Hapsoro
3.19.19
Save Yourselves

If You Jog in a City, Here's Why It's Vital to Choose the Right Route

Pollution isn't quite so bad that it completely cancels the benefits of a run, but you're not helping yourself by jogging on a main road.
Niloufar Haidari
3.19.19
pollution

Researchers Developed a Technique to Turn Nearly a Quarter of Our Plastic Waste into Fuel

The process could help convert millions of tons of plastic we generate every year into an gasoline and diesel-like fuel.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.10.19
pollution

Every Single Sea Turtle in This Study Had Microplastics in Its Gut

The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.5.18
Australia Today

There Could Be More Plastic Than Fish in the Ocean by 2050

Experts are making ominous predictions about what they call "the impending plasticide."
Gavin Butler
11.20.18
pharmaceutical runoff

Human Waste Is Contaminating Victorian Wildlife With More Than 60 Pharmaceuticals

A new study demonstrates the ways that pharmaceutical runoff could travel up the food-chain.
Sarah Emerson
11.7.18
What I'm Freaking Out About

The Invisible Plastics That Are in Almost Everything We Consume

They're called microplastics.
John Meeker
8.19.18
video

There's an Illegal Trash Volcano Burning in Greece

For decades, the Greek Island of Kalymnos has been dealing with an active volcano... of trash.
VICE Staff
5.11.18
Comics!

'Big City Life,' Today's Comic by Zane Zlemeša

In their attempt to eliminate cars and humans, a bunch of cats cause a huge traffic jam.
Zane Zlemeša
5.10.18
pets

This Is How Terrible Your Pet Is for the World

Bad news, pet owners.
Tom Usher
5.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tourists Have Officially Ruined the Beach from 'The Beach'

Environmental scientists have had to shut down the idyllic spot made unsustainably popular by Leonardo DiCaprio's 2000 film.
Adam Forrest
3.30.18
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