pollution

Science

Good Job, Humans: Arctic Snow Contains Rubber and Varnish

Microplastics and fibers in the Arctic snow likely came from pollution in the atmosphere, scientists say.
Madeleine Gregory
8.14.19
Question Of The Day

We Asked Londoners the Worst Things About Living in London

“The price of a pint.”
Daisy Dalgliesh
8.5.19
tech-power

The Site of One of the Largest US Oil Refineries Is on Fire

A petrochemical facility at ExxonMobil's Baytown, Texas complex burst into flames on Wednesday.
Sarah Emerson
8.2.19
pollution

You’re Literally Sprinkling Plastic On Your Food

A study published this week in ‘Environmental Science & Technology’ sampled salt brands from across the globe and found 92 percent contained microplastics.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.30.19
Australia Today

South Australia Moves to Ban Plastic Straws and Cutlery

They're about to become the first state to outlaw single-use plastic items.
Gavin Butler
7.8.19
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
6.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Scientists Prove China Is Emitting Illegal Ozone Depleting Gasses

In a no longer secret attempt, China tried to circumvent laws that ban certain gasses that are harmful to our atmosphere.
Edoardo Liotta
5.24.19
News

This Photographer Wants You to See the Pollution Crisis in Bangladesh

The country has the worst air pollution in the world, among other issues.
Edoardo Liotta
5.23.19
environment

This Photographer Shows Us the Pollution We Can’t See for Ourselves

Flying 300 meters above land, J. Henry Fair uncovers everyday environmental catastrophes you probably didn’t know existed.
Edoardo Liotta
5.17.19
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
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