environmental activism

Livable Planet

We Must Protect the People Dying in the Fight Against Climate Change

A new initiative is taking a stand against threats, harassment, and the deaths of environmentalists across the globe.
Emily Weitz
3.12.18
Frontier

Here's How Twelve Young Activists Would Use $15,000 to Fight Climate Change

The Young Champions of the Earth winners will receive seed money, needs-based training, and access to powerful networks and support.
Emily Weitz
10.12.17
News

Inside the Movement to Stop the Oil Industry's 'Bomb Trains'

Activists say that carrying oil on trains leads to far too many explosions, derailments, and disasters.
Peter Moskowitz
5.29.16
News

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police Report Said Anti-Oil Activists Were National Security Threats

We spoke to some environmental and aboriginal activists to see if they were worried about a coming crackdown.
Michael Toledano
2.18.15
Travel

Hipster Environmentalists Versus a UK Politician

In an attempt to psych out the conservative politician who thinks that climate change is a bunch of hooey, the crew will, one by one, approach him while he’s giving his speech, paint a circle around one of their eyes, and stare at him.
Joe Bish
5.21.14
News

Transylvania Could Become a Barren Toxic Wasteland

The region—which makes up a large chunk of central Romania—is rich in gold, and a bunch of mining companies are keen to lock down their share of the action.
Oana Moisil
3.14.14
News

Greenpeace Activists Climbed the Sagrada Família Today

Early this morning, some Greenpeace activists hung off the north face of Sagrada Família—Barcelona's iconic, Gaudi-designed cathedral—to protest against the Russian government’s treatment of their pals who were imprisoned after trying to climb an oil...
Paul Geddis
11.8.13
News

The Chemical Valley - Trailer

Forty percent of Canada's petrochemical industry is packed into a 15-square-mile area in Sarnia, Ontario, called the Chemical Valley. More than 60 chemical plants and oil refineries operate there 24/7. As a result of the Chemical Valley's emissions, in...
Patrick McGuire
8.8.13
VICE News

The Chemical Valley

Forty percent of Canada's petrochemical industry is packed into a 15-square-mile area in Sarnia, Ontario, called the Chemical Valley. More than 60 chemical plants and oil refineries operate there 24/7. As a result of the Chemical Valley's emissions, in...
Patrick McGuire
8.8.13
VICE News

The Chemical Valley

Forty percent of Canada's petrochemical industry is packed into a 15-square-mile area in Sarnia, Ontario, called the Chemical Valley. More than 60 chemical plants and oil refineries operate there 24/7.
VICE Staff
8.8.13
News

No Justice No Trees

Last week, as the town of Marabá, Brazil, geared up to celebrate its centennial, it was also wrapping up the trial of the killers of environmental activist couple Zé Claudio and Maria do Espirito Santo. But instead of closing the book on this violent...
Paulo Padilha and Felipe Milanez
4.10.13