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environment-people

Teen Climate Strikers Are Being Treated Seriously by the UN

After a day of angry, passionate rallies, United Nations officials had a message for young protesters: We hear you.
Geoff Dembicki
8 hours ago
Between Europe's Borders

Life in the Last Capital City Still Split by a Border Zone

For decades, a hard border has divided Greek Cyprus and Turkish Cyprus, through Nicosia. One photographer spoke to those on both sides.
Marcos Andronicou
8.9.19
News

A UN Official Compared Rohingya Living Conditions to Nazi Concentration Camps

“Let’s call it what it is,” he said.
Meera Navlakha
7.8.19
Anthropocene

1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says

A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
Becky Ferreira
5.6.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un and Putin Are About to Take Their Relationship to the Next Level

The two world leaders could have their first meeting as early as next week.
David Gilbert
4.17.19
NORTH KOREA

South Korea Supplied Oil to North Korea and Didn’t Tell Anyone

The revelation comes amid a standstill on denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
David Gilbert
1.26.19
Drugs

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly
10.23.18
Australia

Australia Considers Following Trump and Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has described the controversial move as a "sensible" proposal.
Gavin Butler
10.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Unpacking the Devastating UN Report on Climate Change

If this report doesn't stress you out, nothing will.
VICE Staff
10.11.18
Views My Own

Climate Apathy Is Worse Than Climate Denial

A new report makes the dangers of a warming planet more apparent than ever. Too bad the people running the US don't seem to care.
Harry Cheadle
10.8.18
summer of screamo

What Records Best Capture the Last Decade of Hardcore?

An unofficial guide to newish hardcore for stubborn old fans.
Dan Ozzi
8.23.18
The Greatest Things Of All Time

Pitbull Is Going to Save the Environment, Thank God

Al Gore who? Mr. Worldwide has been named the Clean Water Here Global Ambassador and will address the UN about the need for clean water around the world.
Phil Witmer
3.19.18
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