extinction

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
Let Me Google That For You

I Tried Answering the Top Googled Question: ‘Why Are We Still Here?’

It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.
Sam Nichols
4.16.18
doomsday

We Asked Experts If We’re Living In The End Times

Shit’s bleak.
Hillary Windsor
1.29.18
studies

The Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Probably Caused a 30-Year Winter

A new study provides best evidence yet of how the "Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event" went down.
Julian Morgans
11.1.17
climate change

How Climate Change Could Turn Canada into a Global Superpower

A gigantic supply of freshwater, an ice-free Arctic Ocean and an agricultural “sweet spot” temperature could be the envy of scorched and unlivable countries like the US.
Geoff Dembicki
7.24.17
extinction

Humans Are Accelerating The Next Mass Extinction, Study Says

50 percent of Earth’s wildlife has been lost in recent decades.
David Gilbert
7.11.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Democrats sue Republicans over Trump's "rigged" election claims, woman fights off three men in clown masks, Orlando Magic dedicate season opener to Pulse nightclub victims, and more.
VICE Staff
10.27.16
Stuff

What Would Happen if the Coffee Plant Went Extinct?

Apparently climate change could make this terrible, terrible thing happen. We asked some experts about the anxiety, unemployment, and energy drink addiction it might cause.
Samantha Power
10.1.16
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
Mortality

On This Day in 1914, a Species Went Extinct in Cincinnati (Also, the Reds Lost to the Cubs)

The passenger pigeon went extinct on this day in 1914 at a Cincinnati zoo while the Cubbies came back to beat the Reds.
Steven Goldman
9.1.16
Stuff

I Fought African Militias to Protect Rhinos from Extinction

From the comfort of Sydney, I'd read how rhino horn was now worth more than gold or cocaine. That one fact transported me to African lion country, staking out poachers with an ancient rifle.
Samuel Foy
7.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Turns Out a Meteor Just Finished Off the Dinosaurs. They Were Already Fucked

If you were a dinosaur in the late Cretaceous Period, the last thing you needed was a meteor.
Mike Pearl
4.18.16
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