landmines

Remnants of War

What It's Like to Make a Military Shooter About Humanitarian Law

'Arma III' developers worked with the Red Cross to teach players about the real details of war most video games never touch.
Matthew Gault
9.15.17
video

A Belgian Nonprofit Is Using Giant Rats to Sniff Out Landmines

Trained to detect the smell of TNT, the rats have cleared over 13,000 landmines so far.
Rachel Pick
10.12.15
Travel

Visiting Seoul's Artificial Limb District

There's a street in the Garwol-dong neighborhood lined with shops selling handcrafted prosthetic arms, legs, toes, fingers, eyes, breasts, lips, and every other body part imaginable.
Harmon Leon
3.12.15
Features

Chile Is Still Littered with a Dictator's Unexploded Landmines

Augusto Pinochet left more than 100,000 landmines behind, and it's taking forever to dig them up.
Katie Worth
11.11.14
Photo

Haunting Photos of Bosnia's Never-Ending Land Mine and Flooding Problem

Earlier this year, Bosnia experienced massive flooding, and as a result land mines that had been dormant for almost two decades slid into towns, disguised under a layer of wet, dark earth.
Veda Partalo
10.7.14
VICE News

Mines and Mass Graves in Bosnia

An estimated 120,000 landmines still litter the Bosnian countryside since the end of the war there in 1995, making daily life a challenge for hundreds of thousands of people.
VICE Staff
8.18.14
News

Communities Full of Land Mines Are Rejecting Land-Mine Removal

Which is a tragedy, because getting rid of things that explode people indiscriminately should be one of the world's more uncontroversial aid projects.
Mark Hay
5.7.14
VICE News

Colombia's Hidden Killers - Trailer

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was founded five decades ago years ago as a Marxist people’s army fighting against capitalist imperialism and Colombia’s often-brutal government. In order to secure their dwindling territory and...
Krishna Andavolu
7.11.13
News

We Don’t Always Get the War We Want

It’s four in the morning on my 38th birthday, and I am staring up at the thatched roof of a small jungle clinic in Karen State of eastern Burma, the home of the world’s longest-running armed conflict—a 63-year civil war between the Burmese army and the...
Rob Swain
12.29.12
tech

Brett Van Ort's Beautiful Land(mine)scapes

If the thought of landmines evoke images of war-torn death-scapes, Brett Van Ort has some photographs you should see.
ALEX PASTERNACK
11.29.11