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Only 8 People in This Indigenous Tribe Still Speak Their Native Language – the Amazon Fires May Wipe It Out Completely

Indigenous leaders have said there is a "physical, environmental and cultural genocide" in the Amazon.
Sarah Sax
4 days ago
climate change

The Terrifying Future of California Wildfires: 'It's Going to Get Worse'

After a year of record-breaking fires, the state is bracing for what comes next.
Cole Kazdin
12.12.18
Photos

Dystopian Photos of San Francisco Smothered by Smoke

For days, locals had to stay indoors or don air masks in an effort to avoid the harmful particles in the air.
Yalonda James
11.22.18
climate change

California's Air Is as Bad as Beijing's and It Will Only Get Worse from Here

Thanks to climate change, massive wildfires and the unhealthy smog they emit aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Cole Kazdin
11.20.18
wine

How All the West Coast Wildfires Could Affect the Taste of Wine

Last year’s wildfires were so bad that many West Coast wineries were forced to dump wine made from the smoky grapes.
Lauren Rothman
9.17.18
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

Melbourne Prisoners Are Rioting Over Cigarettes

On the day before Victoria bans smoking in prisons, an estimated 300 prisoners have rioted at the Metropolitan Remand Centre in Melbourne's west.
Dan Nulley
7.1.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Activists Are Planning to Burn American Flags in Brooklyn on Wednesday

Yeesh.
Mike Pearl
6.30.15
Film

Revisiting a Deadly Arson Attack on a New Orleans Gay Bar on Its 42nd Anniversary

The fire that killed 32 people at the Upstairs lounge has been largely forgotten, but documentarian Robert Camina wants to make us remember.
Mike Pearl
6.26.15
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Babysitter Allegedly Set Fire to a House Because She Didn't Like Some Kids

This week: A woman allegedly set fire to a house because she didn't like the kids she was babysitting and a got sent to prison for pirating a movie.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
8.30.14
News

A 'Dumpcano' in the Canadian Arctic Has Been Burning for Eight Weeks

It’s one of the worst examples of landfill operations in the Americas right now.
Peter Worden
7.28.14
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week

This week: A woman set fire to her apartment because there was a spider in it and a guy was fired for giving a free muffin to a homeless man.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
7.4.14
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