VICE News Specials
Poisoned By The Gold Rush
VICE News investigates the gold rush in Antioquia, Colombia, that's poisoning the population.
Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash
An estimated 113 million tons of coal ash are produced annually in the US, and stored in almost every state—some of it literally in people's backyards.
Come aboard as the VICE crew takes a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with bits and whole chunks of refuse that cannot biodegrad
Toxic Tourism in California's Imperial Valley
In the burning fields of Southern California’s Imperial Valley, the honey bee population is dying, and so are millions of fish in the Salton Sea.
The Mafia is Trashing Italy
In the city of Naples and the surrounding countryside of Campania, Italy, the Mafia has controlled the waste-management industry for decades.
Destroying the Environment for Coal
Massive corporations are blowing up mountains and creating environmental ruins in West Virginia.
Canada's Toxic Chemical Valley
We travel to the oil sands of Canada to investigate the impact of digging for this previously unobtainable oil.
The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China
We travel to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China.
New York's Toxic Wasteland: America's Water Crisis
America's Water Crisis is our three-part series about the sad state of freshwater in America.