Be it by flood, drought or hurricane, communities at risk of climate displacement have won vital protection after their plight was for the first time recognized in a global pact on migration, campaigners say.
The Vatican's former top advisor on canon law has made a public call to insert legal obligations for the care of creation into the Church’s universal canon law - making it a legal duty for Catholics not only “not to harm” the environment, but to improve it.
A new study makes a significant contribution to the growing body of research showing that recognizing the land rights of and partnering with indigenous peoples can greatly benefit conservation efforts.
While parents in Johnson County look for answers in their children's' cancer diagnosis', results from environmental testing in Johnson County show some families had positive results for contaminants in their homes.
As demolition of East Chicago's West Calumet Housing Complex is nearly complete, the fate of the lead- and arsenic-contaminated land is still being considered two years after the residents were told to move because of the contamination.
Regional leaders have been quick to seize on opportunities offered by Beijing, but environmental experts warn that many of these projects could cause irreversible environmental damage in highly biodiverse areas.