Pirates, Stowaways, Vigilantes: ‘The Outlaw Ocean’ Humanizes Crime on the High Seas

Reporter Ian Urbina spent years at sea reporting on maritime crime. His new book exposes the strange world that few on land ever experience.
Madeleine Gregory
food news

Supermarket's Plan to Cut Waste with Embarrassing Plastic Bags Backfires in Major Way

The bags are printed with logos like The Colon Care Co-Op, Dr. Toew’s Wart Ointment Wholesale, or the Into the Weird Adult Video Emporium.
Jelisa Castrodale

Target Fined $7.4 Million for Illegally Throwing E-Waste in the Trash

Target threw hazardous e-waste, as well as sensitive medical material and waste, into the trash illegally for four years.
Caroline Haskins
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How New York City's shit ended up stuck on a train in Alabama

It's called the poop train.
Nigel Duara
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Fashion's crippling impact on the environment is only getting worse

Fast fashion emits more greenhouse gas emissions than international shipping and aviation combined, and it's getting worse
Sarah Sax
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
Vice News Tonight

India wants to use flesh-eating turtles to rid the Ganges River of decomposing bodies

The Ganges River in India is one of the most sacred to Hindus. But it's also one of the most polluted in the world.
Agnes Walton

Scientists Want to Turn Pee into Astronaut Food

This is great news for science fiction writers.
Nick Rose
Fighting Words

Hospitals Generate an Incredible Amount of Waste

And many of them aren't even trying to go green.
Kunal Sindhu
plastic planet

Earth Is Choking on 8.3 Billion Metric Tons of Plastic Waste

For the first time, scientists have calculated how much plastic we've produced, and its fate. It isn't pretty.
Bryson Masse
taking out the trash

Hong Kong Has Nearly Run Out of Space for Its Garbage

What happens then?
Justin Heifetz​​

This Pizza Was Made Out of Beer, and It's Actually Pretty Healthy

Now you can drink your beer and eat it, too.
Alex Swerdloff