The Great Barrier Reef faces an unmanageable threat from a popular herbicide used widely along the Queensland coast
Trace amounts of a radioactive element found in fish near the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant have now been found in bass in an opposite corner of the state, apparently clearing the plant of any tie to the contamination, a state health official said.
Some of the people most affected by worsening water shortages talk about how drought is impacting on their livelihoods
A Pittsburgh botanic garden is using federal economic stimulus funds for a profitable coal-mining operation, violating a contract that approved a "green" irrigation project, according to U.S. EPA's inspector general.
With Trees Shedding Pollen Early, Allergy Sufferers Are in for Unusually Severe Symptoms
F. Sherwood Rowland discovered that chlorofluorocarbons led to the depletion of stratospheric ozone. His work resulted in an international treaty banning CFCs in 1987. Rowland and two others shared the Nobel in chemistry in 1995.
Tens of thousands of people across Japan and around the world marked the March 11 anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that precipitated the nuclear disaster last year with rallies to renew calls for the abolition of nuclear power.
Shell has been training a dachshund and two border collies to detect oil spills beneath snow and ice
Some energy companies, state regulators, academics and environmentalists are reaching consensus that natural-gas drilling has led to several incidents of water pollution—but not because of fracking.
Nitrate contamination in groundwater from fertilizer and animal manure is severe and getting worse for hundreds of thousands of residents in California’s farming communities, according to a study released today by researchers at UC Davis.