elephants

Ivory

Revealed: The Deadly Cost of Defending Elephants from Ivory Poachers

VICE investigates extrajudicial killing in Kenya.
Ben Bryant and Namir Shabibi
3.22.17
palm oil

Why Green Bean Casserole Is Killing Off Rhinos

The creamy, bubbly casserole is an iconic winter dish, but those French-fried onions on top—as well as a whole host of other supermarket foods—are full of wildlife-endangering palm oil.
Lauren Rothman
11.16.16
Photo

This Photographer Captures Striking Photos of Environmental Disasters

We talked to 'Manufactured Landscapes' photographer Edward Burtynsky about Kenya's ivory burn, Fort McMurray wildfires, and the impact of 3D printing.
Laurence Butet-Roch
5.20.16
News

We Must Abolish Capitalism to Save the Animals

We talked about "radical conservation" with Ashley Dawson, author of a new book called Extinction: A Radical History.
Yohann Koshy
3.10.16
Stuff

The Ringling Bros Elephant Sanctuary Is Hardly a Paradise

Animal rights activists applauded the Ringling Bros decision to send their elephants into retirement, but a new report from PETA paints a very dark picture of their sanctuary.
Peter Holslin
2.25.16
Food

Meet the Canadian Trying to Make Elephant Poo Coffee a Thing

Blake Dinkin is trying to revolutionise coffee. Just don't think about where those beans have been.
Allison Tierney
1.30.15
Photo

Photographing Delhi's Inner City Elephants

Their population is dwindling.
Rajan Zaveri
9.29.14
The Cute Show!

Elephant Land!

A wacky Busch Gardens-style amusement park in Chiba prefecture.
VICE Japan
10.30.13
News

Bad People Are Turning Dead Rhinos into Terrorism

The world got together this week to discuss how to stop this shitty business.
Ronan O'Kelly
3.8.13
News

The War in Mali Isn't Any Good for Its Elephants

There are only 550 left, so an influx of guns, bombs and hungry fighters probably isn't the best news.
Stefan Simanowitz, Photos: Nomba Ganame and Carlton
2.4.13