Species around the world are being forced to alter their diet, migratory patterns, feeding grounds and more.
Tiny particles of plastic are in our food, water and even the air we breathe. There is insufficient evidence to establish the impact of microplastics on human health. But the absence of evidence doesn't mean they are harmless.
Workers bustle through the maze of passageways inside the German icebreaker RV Polarstern, preparations for a yearlong voyage that organizers say is unprecedented in scale and ambition.
Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive health.
"If we want to know what we are doing to ourselves as well as the rest of life on Earth, we must engage in long term ecological research," conservation biologist Thomas Lovejoy says.
A $1.6 million study set to begin next month will examine the recovery of Plum Island's salt marshes from long-term nutrient pollution.
The destructive policies and actions taken in Wisconsin during the past eight years have been costly, ongoing and not easily undone.
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.
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