endangered species

policy

The Trump Administration Just Gutted the Endangered Species Act

The Trump Administration released sweeping regulations to weaken the law credited with saving the bald eagle and the grizzly bear.
Madeleine Gregory
8.12.19
Science

We Have Just ‘Days’ to Save This Rare Endangered Porpoise From Extinction

A new study estimates that there are likely just 9 vaquita porpoises left in the world. According to a co-author, we have just days to act on effectively enforcing a ban on illegal fishing nets.
Madeleine Gregory
7.31.19
endangered species

This Is How Quickly We're Killing the Planet

One million of the planet’s nearly 9 million species are facing extinction within decades, a new U.N. report says.
Emma Ockerman
5.6.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

An Endangered Crocodile Just Died Because of a Party in India

The animal got "stressed because of loud vibrations" of bass music, says the founder of Madras Crocodile Bank Trust.
Shamani Joshi
4.8.19
endangered species

The Trump administration is prioritizing money over endangered species

In many cases, the changes elevate economic impact and private interests over a species’ need for protection.
Alex Lubben
7.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Has Died

We take a sobering look at the recent death of the very last male Northern white rhino in the world on 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
3.21.18
immigration

The Trump Administration Is Waiving 25 Laws to Build a New Bit of 'Wall'

To expand some fencing in New Mexico, the government will need to brush aside a bunch of environmental and land use regulations.
Meredith Hoffman
1.25.18
animal welfare

These massive endangered whales keep dying off the coast of Canada and the U.S.

Sixteen whales have died in only five months, and scientists are calling for action
Hilary Beaumont
10.24.17
Stuff

Which Cats Should We Round Up and Kill?

The co-author of the new book 'Cat Wars' says a lot of cats probably need to die, but that he's not some cat Hitler.
Mike Pearl
9.21.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

How One Highly Fuckable Tortoise Saved His Entire Species from Extinction

Only 50 years ago, a species of Galapagos tortoises had a population of under 20.​ But that was before Diego embarked on his decade-spanning fuckfest.
River Donaghey
9.14.16
News

There Was A Dramatic Drop in Wildlife Protection Under Stephen Harper’s Majority Government

Scientists say Stephen Harper and co. treated the endangered animals file 'with neglect'
Brigitte Noël
1.4.16
The Up in Flames Issue

Infographic: How Poaching Is Destroying Animal Populations

Humans are particularly gifted at cruelly driving other animals to extinction.
Haisam Hussein
12.2.15
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