environment

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Japan's Sacred Deer Keep Dying After Eating Plastic Bags Thinking They're Snacks

This came to light when a female deer died in May and 4.3 kgs of plastic waste and snack wrappers were found in its stomach.
Shamani Joshi
19 hours ago
some like it hot

Shell's CEO Wants You to Fix Climate Change

Ben van Beurden, who doubled his pay recently to £17.2 million, thinks that more people should be recycling and eating seasonal fruit.
Joe Sandler Clarke
5 days ago
News

Canada Declares Climate Emergency, Then Approves Massive Oil Pipeline Expansion

Canada can’t meet its Paris climate targets without reducing emissions from the oil and gas sector, experts say.
Hilary Beaumont
6.19.19
News

Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Packaging Should Be Everywhere

With the likes of mushroom wrap and sugar-cane plastic, the list of environmentally-friendly alternatives is growing longer. So why is plastic still so widespread?
Edoardo Liotta
6.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Nine Countries Most Threatened by Climate Change Are All in Asia, Report Finds

Nearly a billion people around the world live in areas with high exposure to environmental hazards such as cyclones, floods, and rising sea levels.
Gavin Butler
6.13.19
Save Yourselves

'Climate Grief' Is Real and I've Got It Bad

A new report suggests a "high likelihood" of civilisation ending by 2050 due to climate change. If you've slid into a state of abject despair, you're not the only one.
Ellie Mae O'Hagan
6.6.19
environment

Could Another Chernobyl Happen Today? Absolutely

HBO's 'Chernobyl' is hellish. But with renewables still lagging far behind, nuclear power is still our best hope for low-carbon energy in the near term.
Tom Seymour
6.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This School in India Lets Kids Pay for Their Education by Recycling Plastic

The initiative aims to tackle environmental concerns while encouraging local families to send their kids to school.
Gavin Butler
6.6.19
environment

The Philippines is Fast-Losing an Endangered Buffalo Species Found Only in its Islands

The country has used the tamaraw, a beloved animal endemic to its shores, as an icon from coins to cars to sports teams – but can't seem to find a way to save it.
Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap
6.3.19
Science

Good Job, Humans: Bees Are Making Nests Entirely Out of Plastic

Researchers found solitary bees in Argentina that made nests out of plastic bag-type materials.
Samantha Cole
6.3.19
environment

We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic

All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
Alex Lubben
5.31.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Southeast Asian Countries are Vowing to Send Trash Back to the West

Waste from western countries has turned parts of southeast Asia into toxic dumping grounds—and governments have had enough.
Edoardo Liotta
5.31.19
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