Several new studies suggest that air pollutants in general—gases as well as particles—may be responsible for widespread cognitive decline in the human population
Hurricane Florence provides a stark demonstration of how runoff and overflows can contaminate waterways with hog waste and coal-ash leachates.
The higher incidence of breast cancer since 1940 is consistent with the greater use and proliferation of various endocrine-like chemicals in the environment.
Certainly providing a low-risk environment for human health carries some costs.
A recent publication by Duke Marine Lab affiliates reveals trends in coastal habitat restoration research and suggests ways this research field can move forward towards effective conservation.
All actions by the Environmental Protection Agency should be taken on the basis of science—not from religious beliefs, from payoffs, or to satisfy the desires of special interest groups.
However you feel about climate change, there is little doubt and much worry about the spread of ticks and Lyme disease northward.
In the case of PM2.5 what you can’t see can hurt you.
Plastics are accumulating rapidly in our oceans, and the consequences (not just for our beaches, but for the entire ocean ecosystem) are both real and dire. Here are 30 ways to eliminate plastic from your everyday life.