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Trump's Policies Could Spell Trouble in One of America's Reddest States

Kansas is as landlocked as they come, but is anything but isolated from the global economy.
Joel Mathis
3.10.17
Year 2050

Trump's Wall Won't Stop Climate Change Migrants from Streaming into the US

By 2050, experts say, rising temperatures may bring on a new wave of northward migration from Latin America.
Mike Pearl
2.23.17
Travel

Check Out Some Prize-Winning Weed Plants at the Oregon State Fair

The fair in Salem, Oregon, is the country's first to include marijuana plants along with other agricultural crops.
Marina Riker
8.30.16
Health

No One Knows Exactly How Much Herbicide Is in Your Breakfast

A new lawsuit raises a lot of questions about what exactly is in the stuff we put in our faces every morning.
Kristin Lawless
5.11.16
News

We Discover the True Cost of a Dollar Burger on the New Episode of 'VICE' on HBO

Watch the trailer for this Friday's episode from season four of our HBO show, airing March 4 at 11PM.
VICE Staff
2.29.16
News

Indonesia’s Fires Are Serious, So Why Isn’t Indonesia Taking Them Seriously?

Fires have now been burning across several islands since September, producing more greenhouse gases than the daily output of the United States.
Stanley Widianto
11.6.15
News

In the Field with the Israeli Rabbis Protecting Palestinian Olive Farmers

Because most Palestinian farmland in the West Bank is in areas that are controlled by the Israeli army, farmers are routinely prevented from accessing their own land because of "security reasons."
Hunter Stuart
10.21.15
News

Actually, Charlotte Church Might Be Right About Syria and Climate Change

The British singer was treated like a lunatic for saying climate change may be partly to blame for the country's civil war. But she may have a point.
Mike Pearl
10.2.15
News

The Twisted Legacy of Colombia's Aerial Cocaine Crop Spraying Program

Over the last 21 years, the secretive and controversial US-backed drug war effort dumped weaponized herbicide on 4.3 million acres of land.
Steven Cohen
6.1.15
Stuff

As America Loses Its Taste for Lamb, Life is Changing for California's Migrant Sheepherders

As America consumes less lamb and California's drought continues to devastate farmers, Bakersville's sheep herders are getting creative.
Mia Galuppo
5.31.15
Stuff

Slugs Are Destroying the Businesses of Oregon's Sustainable Farmers

Slugs are costing eco-friendly farmers in the Pacific Northwest tens of thousands of dollars each year. But even after Oregon hosted a "Slug Summit" to deal with the gastropods, no one seems to know how to fix the problem.
Leah Sottile
5.18.15
Stuff

Are Marijuana Farmers' Markets Coming to a City Near You?

The primary obstacle to marijuana farmers' markets in places where weed is legal comes down to location, location, location.
Bill Kilby
3.27.15
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