pesticides

insects

Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts

According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
Bettina Makalintal
2.14.19
food politics

The Pesticides on Your Produce Are Potentially Dangerous. Why Won't the EPA Ban Them?

Spoiler: it involves lobbyists.
Hannah Keyser
8.27.18
tech

The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies

Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
Troy Farah
1.17.18
daily vice

This Lab Is Making Sure Your Legal Weed Is Safe to Smoke

We visited a lab that tests weed for harmful contaminants to find out if a batch of cannabis is OK to consume.
VICE Staff
1.8.18
food politics

An Apple That Tastes Like a Grape: The Politics of Food

In this investigative report for The Politics of Food, VICE’s former editor-in-chief Adam Leith Gollner looks at the strange story behind how the Grapple came into existence.
Adam Gollner
12.27.17
honeybee health

I Visited A CSI Crime Lab, But For Bees

Mail your dead bees here.
Lisa Cumming
7.4.17
not the bees

Pesticides Are Really Messing With Bees

The biggest study to date makes it hard to deny.
Jesse Hicks
6.30.17
not the bees

New Field Tests Find These Pesticides Are Harming Bees

It’s long been suspected this was bad for bees.
Lisa Cumming
6.29.17
yikes

A Bunch of People Got Sick from a Pesticide Trump’s EPA Didn't Ban

The agency backed down from banning chlorpyrifos just five weeks ago.
Susan Rinkunas
5.15.17
weed recalls

Banned Pesticides Keep Turning Up in Canada’s Medical Weed

So what happens when it’s legalized?
Katie Toth
4.21.17
agriculture

We Don’t Need Pesticides to Feed the World, According to UN

Sixty-five percent of global pesticide sales are controlled by just three powerful corporations.
Nick Rose
3.10.17
fish

Salmon Prices Are Skyrocketing Thanks to a 'Sea Lice' Epidemic

According to the delicious-sounding NASDAQ Salmon Index, salmon prices have gone up by 13.51 percent in the last 12 weeks.
Nick Rose
1.27.17
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