UN report

Anthropocene

1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says

A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
Becky Ferreira
5.6.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Famine looms over Somalia, and the country's children are especially vulnerable

Somalia is on the brink of famine. About 6.2 million Somalis are urgently in need of aid right now, and that number is likely to increase.
Gianna Toboni
3.21.17
Science

New Research Says Vegetarian Diets Could Actually Be Worse for the Planet

Now, scientists are saying that lettuce is actually three times worse for the planet than bacon. What the hell is going on?
Munchies Staff
12.16.15
ukraine

Ukraine’s President Proposes Peace Deal, Fails to Impress Russia

The deal includes a temporary unilateral ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, which Russia says does not go far enough.
Olivia Becker
6.18.14
crime & drugs

UN Warns of Unprecedented Surge in Synthetic Drug Use Worldwide

Although they are sold openly and described as “legal highs,” the effects of these drugs are not any less harmful and often can be fatal.
Olivia Becker
5.20.14
News

Less Coca in Colombia Means Nothing for Your Supply

You might think that less coca must mean less cocaine coming out of South America, translating to less cocaine on the streets of places like New York and London. Well, not necessarily. It’s complicated, according to the people who know about this sort...
Danny McDonald
8.27.13