It's no secret that drug trafficking and cartel wars cost human lives, but what isn't often talked about is their environmental cost. In an interview, DW reporter Tim Schauenberg explains how drugs are hurting our planet.
Florida's great egrets just aren't in the mood. Blame it on a headache or stomachache caused by eating some bad fish. A University of Florida study found increased mercury exposure is turning egrets off from sex.
The farmworker parents of a girl with autism, obesity, and vision problems are suing Dow Chemical Co., Corteva, a California town, and two pesticide application companies, claiming that exposure to the powerful insecticide chlorpyrifos led to her significant health problems.
It was a roller coaster of a summer for Alaska's most controversial extraction project. In July, it looked all but certain that the salmon-threatening proposal would get its first federal permit. But then things took a surprising turn.
Many rural voters see the Democrats as being sorely out of touch with an issue that resonates deeply in conservative heartland communities: Countering the monopolistic level of corporate power that has emerged in agribusiness over the past 40 years.
A connection between the contamination of milk produced at the Tozier Farm, on the Ohio Hill Road in Fairfield, and the contamination of Jerri-Lee Cookson's well, located on her property three miles away, is unconfirmed.
Decades ago, the Los Angeles coast was a dumping ground for thousands of barrels of acid sludge laced with the toxic pesticide DDT. The ocean buried the evidence for generations. No one could see it — until now.
The Arctic is setting records for low sea ice extent for this time of year, with the 2020 refreeze now 500,000+ square kilometers behind a record set in 2019 — a sign the region may be entering a new climate regime.
Whether they are committed carnivores or vigorous vegans, consumers need to be encouraged to read the ingredients on packs to understand what they are eating and how their food has arrived on their plate. This is about nutrition, not politics.