2017-04-24T09:00-05:00A Canadian oil and gas company has decided to halt a huge concession in the Peruvian Amazon which was seen as a threat to uncontacted indigenous tribes.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Arsenic levels in water have been as high as 3,880 parts per billion in parts of the state. Pollution standards cite 50 parts per billion as harmful.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Indigenous and other communities want Colombia to join France, Germany, Scotland and Bulgaria in banning fracking.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00The 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winners fight mining, poaching, and deforestation—sometimes at great personal risk.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Thousands of American farmers say they have identified a villain for precipitous price decline in 2013 and the lackluster seasons that followed: Syngenta AG, the Swiss seed marker.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Universities claim industry-funded research on chemical and pesticide safety is scientifically sound. Not everybody is convinced.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Three months in, the future is totally unpredictable. But a dramatic fightback is under way. Four activists tell us how they are adapting to the new normal.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Nearly 100 days into a presidency remarkably thin on legislative success, one area where the Trump administration and Republican-led Congress have notched indisputable gains is on the environment.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00One of the most common ingredients found in chemical sunscreens could be threatening the health of the world's coral reefs.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00We already know that humans are depleting vital groundwater resources across the globe. But a new study shows one of the biggest causes of disappearing groundwater is the international food trade.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00The United States is closely watching a recent increase in piracy off the coast of Somalia, a senior U.S. military official said on Sunday.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00More than 97% of US chicken farmers work with a big producer, but many say they’re being treated unfairly - and rules to help protect them are now in limbo.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Qantas has met angry commercial fishers affected by a spill of toxic firefighting foam from one of its hangars into Brisbane waterways.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00The government is facing renewed pressure after a last-minute attempt to delay the publication of its plan to tackle the UK’s air pollution crisis.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Innovative bicycle schemes in China and India are tackling chronic air pollution problems and congestion by encouraging people to stop using cars.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Organizers hope that the success of the March for Science signals that researchers are ready to mobilize.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00The U.S. Air Force says it won't provide safe drinking water to Oscoda residents affected by chemical pollution from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base because a Michigan law seeking that is discriminatory.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00The city of Waynesboro is getting stiffed in the final plan to improve the South River after decades of mercury contamination from the DuPont factory.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Fish has long been Paul Greenberg’s bread and butter. But last year, the fisherman, journalist, and author of Four Fish and American Catch took his relationship to seafood to a new level.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Profits are booming, despite government regulation, huge legal settlements and fewer smokers.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Mortality rates for leading causes of death in every U.S. county from 1980 to 2014.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Social Security is becoming a much better deal for the wealthy.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Honeybees – employed to pollinate crops during the blooming season – encounter danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according to an analysis of the bee’s own food.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00British scientists are exploring ways to use the steel industry’s waste to capture carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Will people still buy them when the subsidies are gone?
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00After a quiet start, the demonstrators grew louder as they drew closer to Capitol Hill—mirroring the long arc of the protest itself.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Hundreds of thousands of climate researchers, oceanographers, bird watchers and other supporters of science rallied in marches around the world on Saturday, in an attempt to bolster scientists’ increasingly precarious status with politicians.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington.
2017-04-24T09:00-05:00For all Donald Trump’s efforts to revive coal, market forces and some of his own supporters are vying to write their own version of America’s energy future.