European perch stuff themselves with microplastics rather than natural food, derailing their development, according to new research from Sweden.
Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge grabbed headlines earlier this year when it was seized by armed militants protesting federal control of local lands. But for the past decade, some local ranchers have been striving to find common ground with environmental…
Your battery-powered vehicle is only as green as your electricity supplier.
By PBS NewsHour
Minnesota’s Arrowhead region sits atop a trove of precious metals: four billion tons of raw material like copper and nickel, a haul worth $1 trillion, mining companies say. But local residents and activists are taking a stand against encroaching mining…
The U.S. leads the world in e-waste, and while electronic recycling is increasingly popular, what happens after consumers drop off their computers, phones and other products is less clear. A watchdog group has found a lot of tossed junk, with…
By Robert Stavins
The carbon intensity of many economies continues to fall. But don’t be fooled. Economic growth does affect CO2 emissions.
By Nsikan Akpan
Two years after a wasting outbreak, baby purple sea stars are back in record numbers along the Oregon coast, but is the epidemic truly over?…
By Gretchen Frazee
Coal use has dropped in all but two states since 2007, a new analysis shows -- adding to the growing evidence of the fossil fuel’s continued decline.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a new partnership with 41 energy companies that have agreed to voluntarily reduce methane emissions from natural gas operations to help combat climate change.
By Ellen Ruppel Shell, Scientific American
The contamination of drinking water was a public health disaster, but children in Flint who were exposed can still be helped.
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