On the First Episode of 'JUNGLETOWN,' a Sustainable Village Takes Shape
Check out the first episode of the new VICELAND series, in which dozens of young people head into the Panamanian jungle to build a community from the ground up.
Last-Minute Gifts That Give Back: A 2016 Holiday Buying Guide
Sustainable gifts for the environment, your budget, and your neighbors around the globe, ending 2016 on a much-needed high note.
A Vietnamese Designer Is Updating Eco-Design with Ancient Knowledge
Up your trip’s artistic ante by learning the craft of eco-friendly garment design.
How to Be Environmentally Conscious When You're Young and Broke
You don't have to spend your paycheck at Whole Foods to help save the planet.
Inside the Quest to Make Skateboards 100% Recyclable
Beyond sustainable skateboards, Finland-based company Uitto’s big dream is to make a global skateboard recycling exchange.
A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably
I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.
Meet the Mad Scientist Behind One Of the Best Tequilas You've Never Tasted
To say that that Felipe Camarena of Tequila G4 is obsessed with making sustainable, near-perfect tequila—would be an understatement. Every single thing at his distillery serves an Earth-friendly purpose, and his tequila is amazing too.
Beyond Vivienne Westwood: When Designers Become Activists
The tips, tricks, and secrets we learned from talking to Miki Agrawal and Céline Semaan Vernon at AIGA NY's "Beyond Vivienne Westwood: Fashion brands that are changing the world."
The Rise of Wooden Skyscrapers
The search for eco-friendly alternatives to fuel-intensive concrete and steel is pushing modern wood buildings to record-breaking heights.
'Salmon-Safe' Beer Is a Thing Now
Like craft coffee, artisanal salt, and urban cider before it, the Beaver State may be tapping into another eco-friendly market with this beer certification.
We Need to Stop Killing the Planet Every Time We Go to a Music Festival
How BangOn!, Lightning In a Bottle, and other Burning Man-affiliated festivals are leading a movement towards sustainability.
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Patrolling for Poachers in Costa Rica (Excerpt from 'Shell Game')
In this excerpt, VICE News visits Costa Rica's Moín beach with local police to see if tensions remain between poachers and conservationists on the isolated coastline.