Mauritians Fear Fish Farms Will Cause Their Island to Be Surrounded by Sharks
But is it already too late?
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Anti-Trump protestors rally ahead of Electoral College confirmation, evacuation of eastern Aleppo resumes, and more.
How to Run a Restaurant in the Middle of the Indian Ocean
Situated on a tiny coral structure off the East Coast of Zanzibar, The Rock is an almost painfully postcard-perfect restaurant.
defense & security
China Is Angling for a Strategic Outpost on the Horn of Africa
China has been steadily extending its global presence. Now it's looking to establish an outpost in Djibouti, where the US headquarters its military forces in Africa.
Torie Rose DeGhett
crime & drugs
Pirates Could Make a Comeback as Illegal Fishing Returns to Somalia's Coast
Tensions between local fishermen and unregulated foreign vessels are at a boiling point, leading officials to fear that desperate Somalis will soon launch a second pirate war that will be much deadlier than the first.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
MH370 May Have Landed, Not Crashed, on the Ocean
The state of the found flaperon could indicate the missing plane landed in one piece before sinking.
asia & pacific
Wreckage Confirmed As Part of Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370
Malaysia’s Prime Minister said experts who convened in France to analyze the part — found on Reunion Island on July 29 — had determined it originated from the Boeing 777 that disappeared over a year ago.
Answers to the Malaysian Airline Mystery Still Lie on the Ocean Floor
Newly found wreckage, the first breakthrough in the search for MH370, might not be such a breakthrough after all.
asia & pacific
It Looks Like Wreckage From the Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Has Been Found
A US official says a photo of aircraft debris found on an island east of Madagascar appears to be from the plane that vanished last year.
Diego Garcia: UK Delays Publication of Flight Records Which May Hold Truth About CIA Activities
A senior Bush administration official told VICE News in January that the agency did hold prisoners at a US base on the British Indian Ocean territory. But the UK continues to stall on releasing the logs.
war and conflict
France Expected to Send Its Largest Warship to the Gulf to Fight the Islamic State
The French Navy is preparing to send its flagship 'Charles de Gaulle' aircraft carrier on a new mission in the coming weeks.
Then and Now: 10 Years After the Indian Ocean Tsunami
Countries hit by the deadly waves commemorate those that lost their lives and adopt early-warning systems that might help prevent future catastrophes.
Robert S. Eshelman