Carbofuran, a century-old chemical, is increasingly being weaponized against birds and other wildlife, devastating entire food webs.
Scientists today are meticulously retracing the footsteps of a far-sighted ornithologist, Joseph Grinnell, who surveyed birds throughout California in the first part of the 20th Century. They are documenting how much has changed, and why, to give insights into the future.
New management plans would roll back protections in seven states, lifting restrictions on more than 80 percent of the bird's most vital habitat.
A new report warns that we're approaching the point of no return - a fact that close observers of nature have known for years.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.