Vice Guide to Right Now

We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years

Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favorite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.
Mack Lamoureux
Save Yourselves

If You Jog in a City, Here's Why It's Vital to Choose the Right Route

Pollution isn't quite so bad that it completely cancels the benefits of a run, but you're not helping yourself by jogging on a main road.
Niloufar Haidari

Everything We Know About the Toxic Chemical Spill in Malaysia So Far

Over 3,000 people have been hospitalised from exposure to hazardous fumes since early this month, and more dumping sites were discovered today.
Mustika Hapsoro

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira

Every Single Sea Turtle in This Study Had Microplastics in Its Gut

The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
Kaleigh Rogers
Australia Today

There Could Be More Plastic Than Fish in the Ocean by 2050

Experts are making ominous predictions about what they call "the impending plasticide."
Gavin Butler
What I'm Freaking Out About

The Invisible Plastics That Are in Almost Everything We Consume

They're called microplastics.
John Meeker

There's an Illegal Trash Volcano Burning in Greece

For decades, the Greek Island of Kalymnos has been dealing with an active volcano... of trash.
VICE Staff

Residents of the World's Most Polluted City Are Turning to 'Oxygen Cocktails' and 'Lung Teas'

Advertisements for one of the dubious drinks promise that “one oxygen cocktail is equal to a three-hour walk in a lush forest."
Jelisa Castrodale
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tourists Have Officially Ruined the Beach from 'The Beach'

Environmental scientists have had to shut down the idyllic spot made unsustainably popular by Leonardo DiCaprio's 2000 film.
Adam Forrest
climate change

The Woman Going After Big Energy for the Typhoon That Killed Her Family

Can polluters be held legally responsible for the damage wrought by climate change? We may find out soon.
Geoff Dembicki
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: Can We Make Carbon Zero by 2050?

Plus doctors googling patients, and where the job skills shortages are.
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VICE Staff