endangered animals


Your Selfies Could Help Save Endangered Tigers

With a $1 million donation to the World Wildlife Fund, Tiger Beer kicks off a social media awareness campaign around the 3,890 tigers left in the wild.
Abby Ronner
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Guys, Giraffes Are Slowly Going Extinct

Giraffes are making their way toward silent extinction, a new report shows.
Jo Rosenthal

How Whooping Cranes Learned to Migrate By Following an Airplane

There were only 15 cranes left in the world. Then people stepped up.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bees Are Officially Endangered Now

On Monday, seven kinds of bees joined the endangered species list, so think twice before swatting them away from your food.
Allison Schaller

Inside the Illicit Pangolin Poaching Trade

On this episode of 'Black Market: Dispatches', we investigate the poaching of Pangolin, the animal that may go extinct before anyone knows what it is.
VICE Staff

China Bans Sale of Endangered Animals as Food

The Chinese government banned the production and sale of food made from state-protected wild animals last week, promising to update the list of what’s protected every five years as populations in the wild recover or take a dive.
Wyatt Marshall
Vice Blog

Inside Mong La, the Myanmar Town Where You Can Buy Drugs, Sex, and Endangered Animals

Mong La is a 5,000-square-kilometer fiefdom in the Golden Triangle that is infamous for the flagrancy of its sin-based industries like prostitution, gambling, and the selling of endangered animals.
Paul Vrieze

The New Zealand Government Wants to Allow Drilling for Oil in a Dolphin Habitat

Plans for oil and gas exploration are a death sentence for the world's smallest and rarest dolphin.
Caitlin Reid

The Shady World of People Who Offer to Illegally Sell Chimps Online

A recent report suggested there were 33,000 protected animals—or animal parts—for sale on the internet, so I set off to find out if that was true.
Alex Horne

See Argentina's Endangered Species Preserved As Cardboard Sculptures

To raise awareness for Argentina's endangered wildlife, Estudia Guardabosques lets you hang out with cardboard renditions of animals threatened by deforestation.
Beckett Mufson
Motherboard Blog

Two of Your Favorite Big Cats Are Probably Going to Be Extinct Soon

Lions and tigers are even more beleaguered than you thought they were.
Becky Ferreira
Motherboard Blog

I Hate That I Love 'Far Cry 3'

This is a game I had every intention of never playing. If you had told me any of its premise ahead of time, I would have gotten on my indie high horse and sneered safely in the arms of my anti-Ebertian, post-gamer ideals. And yet it moves.
Colin Snyder