nuclear power

Japan Just Let the Executives Who Oversaw the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster off the Hook

Years after the disaster, there are ghost towns in the areas surrounding the plant.
Alex Lubben
2 days ago

The tsunami in Indonesia may not be over yet

More than 400 people are dead in the aftermath of a monster tsunami in Indonesia, and more destruction might still be on the way.
Alex Lubben
Natural Disasters

Indonesia is caught in a trifecta of natural disasters

One island was swept by an earthquake, a tsunami and a volcano — all in the same week.
Katherine Tutrone
palu earthquake

The Horror of Watching Your Home Get Swallowed by Liquid Earth

“My son is still traumatized. He asked me, 'Can I sleep with my eyes open? I’m afraid there will be another earthquake.'"
Iqbal Lubis
indonesian earthquake

The Indonesian tsunami death toll just passed 1,200 — and hundreds more remain buried

Survivors held up signs saying, “We Need Food” and “We Need Support.”
David Gilbert

Scenes from Palu, an Indonesian City Devastated by Last Week's Tsunami

Our photographer was in the disaster-torn city on Saturday, only 24 hours after disaster struck. Here's what he saw.
Iqbal Lubis

Photos show horrific aftermath of Indonesia’s deadly Tsunami

On Friday, just after 6 p.m. local time, a 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit at a depth of over 6 miles, just off the central island of Sulawesi, setting off a tsunami.
David Gilbert

'You're Contaminated': The Stigma Against Japan's Fukushima Survivors

A 2011 quake and tsunami led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, killing thousands and displacing more. Two 'nuclear refugees' explain why returning home is more complicated than it seems.
Bobbie van der List
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Earthquake off Alaska coast triggers tsunami warning, progressives rage at Dems for buckling on shutdown, FBI boss reportedly threatened to quit, and more.
VICE Staff
Nuclear Weapons

Scientists Tell Us What Would Happen If North Korea Detonated a Hydrogen Bomb Underwater

North Korea’s underwater nuclear test seems more and more likely—but what happens after the bomb goes off?
Caroline Haskins

Are These Giant Chaotic Illustrations Predicting Natural Disasters?

Prolific artist Manabu Ikeda told us about his work, and shared a glimpse of his current—and largest ever—illustration in-progress.
Beckett Mufson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A 6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hit Off the California Coast

The quake could be felt as far south as the Bay Area and up north into Oregon, but wasn't strong enough to cause any property damage or injuries.
VICE Staff