Humans Have Done 50 Million Years of Damage to New Zealand’s Birds
It would take longer than humans have been on this Earth to recover the number of bird species lost in New Zealand.
We Have Just 'Days' to Save This Rare Endangered Porpoise From Extinction
A new study estimates that there are likely just nine 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.
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.
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.
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.
Humans Are Accelerating The Next Mass Extinction, Study Says
50 percent of Earth’s wildlife has been lost in recent decades.
Asking Millennials at London Zoo How They Feel About the Environment
To celebrate the launch of 'Planet Earth 2', we asked people in the zoo if they're worried about the future of the world.
BBC Planet Earth
We Asked People at London Zoo Which Animals They'd Be Happy to See Die Off Forever
If we continue at the rate we're going, we're going to lose two-thirds of all species by 2020. If you had the choice, which species would you lose?
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.
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.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
A Meteor Only 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.
We Must Abolish Capitalism to Save the Animals
We talked about "radical conservation" with Ashley Dawson, author of a new book called <em>Extinction: A Radical History</em>.