Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000The boat circled a pod of killer whales feeding peacefully on fish. The crew had already pursued several different whale groups over the past few days with no success. After 10 failed capture attempts, the hunters knew their targets weren’t easy prey...
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Although technological change and unequal consumption inextricably mingle with demographic impacts on the environment, the needs of all human beings imply that projected population growth will undermine protection of the natural world.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Queensland prawn farmers are seeking compensation from Qantas after toxic firefighting foam leaked from its hangar into the Brisbane river.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000People who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia compared to people who drink one less than once a week, researchers reported Thursday.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Pamela Miller boarded a plane Wednesday morning bound for Geneva, Switzerland, where she hopes the world will ban a chemical she believes may have killed five members of her family.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Experts have warned of the serious long-lasting effects of perfluorinated compounds leaked into Brisbane's waterways, saying the city could still be suffering from the spill in 100 years time.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000The common-sense wisdom about the most widespread artificial sweetener on the market, aspartame, is that it's perfectly safe. But some independent scientists conclude that there are insufficient data. And how it was approved by the FDA is not reassuring.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Lead poisoning afflicts hundreds of areas across Los Angeles County, from affluent hubs to low income or gentrifying areas, Reuters finds. The results surprised some local leaders, showing how lead hazards persist even in a health-conscious region.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000One of the many things that have been made abundantly clear since Jan. 20: Much-needed shifts toward environmental and community sustainability will not be coming from the top down. Not anytime soon.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000A new book about the business of hunger argues that food charities’ reliance on corporate donations makes solving hunger impossible.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Emerging science is putting the lie to American meritocracy.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Forty years after the discovery of mercury poisoning in a small Canadian town, children there continue to suffer its effects.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000The battle against US President Donald Trump's rollback of environmental protections is increasingly being fought in the legal arena, with new lawsuits recently launched to stop actions on pesticides and Arctic drilling.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000The Trump administration is proposing to cut more than $16 million from the Environmental Protection Agency. If successful EPA programs that train contractors on the safe way to remove lead would be axed. Experts say that would mean more kids end up wi...
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Rematriating native seeds allows Native American communities to collect, plant, and trade foods that strengthen their heritage.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Retailers say soft drink sales have dropped by half, but preschool teachers are seeing the tax's benefits.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Injecting an industrial metal back into the ground could prove a boon for farmers and miners alike.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000What will our dinners look like when temperatures and sea levels rise and water floods our coastal towns and cities?
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000A changing ecosystem is forcing Native people away from centuries-old food gathering traditions toward supermarket shopping and processed food.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Our global dramas are now driven by the end of cheap energy, journalist Nafeez Ahmed argues.