Vice Guide to Right Now

We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years

Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favorite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.
Mack Lamoureux

The Standing Rock Sioux Just Won a 'Major Victory' in Court

The battle over the Dakota Access pipeline continues.
Cole Kazdin
Choking Hazard

The City of Dust

Ahvaz is choking, and the Iranian government won't let researchers figure out why.
Pedestrian K.

Why Burger King Is Under Fire for Alleged Rampant Environmental Destruction

"Massive, out-of-control fires raged through the landscape."
Nick Rose

What Life Is Like Inside the Standing Rock Anti-Pipeline Camp

"Everyone is looking out for one another. Everyone is learning from one another. Everyone is coming together, to fight for water, that all life on earth needs."
Sofia Lee

Even Those Trying to Save the Ganges from Sewage Insist on Bathing in It

India's Ganges River is one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Yet a myth endures that bathing in it, or drinking it, is completely safe.
Paul Gregoire

Protesters in Kayaks Shut Down the World's Largest Coal Port This Weekend

The Sunday protest planned to block Newcastle harbor with a flotilla of around 100 kayaks and a few hundred people, but they got around 200 kayaks and 2,000 people.
Nat Kassel

What's Being Done to Stop Palm Oil Plantations from Destroying Indonesia's Rainforests?

Since <i>VICE on HBO</i> investigated the terrible consequences of Indonesia's palm oil industry last season, has anything changed for the better? We asked an expert if there was hope for activists on the horizon.
VICE Staff
Festivals 2015

What Do People at a Solar-Powered Music Festival Think of a Solar-Powered Music Festival?

We went to Melbourne’s Off The Grid festival to find out how sustainable is sustainable.
Death of the Great Barrier Reef

The Australian Government Just Approved Dredging the Reef, Again

Despite new resolutions to curb climate change and save the reef, Australia has re-approved dredging of the coal port at Abbot Point.
Julian Morgans

A US Military Base Could Kill Off Japan’s Last Dugongs

The Japanese island of Okinawa is the last holdout for dugongs. Now Camp Schwab is set to build new runways over their feeding ground.
Ian Teh

Indonesia’s Fires Are Serious, so Why Isn’t Indonesia Taking Them Seriously?

Fires have now been burning across several islands since September, producing more greenhouse gases than the daily output of the United States.
Stanley Widianto