Many 'Vanilla' Ice Creams Contain Precisely No Vanilla, Milk, or Cream, Study Says
In some “ice creams,” cream and milk were replaced with partially reconstituted dried skim milk, whey protein, and palm or coconut oil.
Why Green Bean Casserole Is Killing Off Rhinos
The creamy, bubbly casserole is an iconic Thanksgiving dish, but those French-fried onions on top—as well as a whole host of other supermarket foods—are full of wildlife-endangering palm oil.
What's Being Done to Stop Palm Oil Plantations from Destroying Indonesia's Rainforests?
Since VICE on HBO 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.
Watch Our HBO Episode About the Search for Powerful Anti-Bacterial Compounds in the Jungle
In this episode from season three of our HBO show, we tagged along as scientists searched the jungles for new life-saving drugs. Then, we went to Indonesia to investigate the unfortunate realities of the palm oil boom.