The St. Lawrence River is the lifeblood of Montreal, providing a commercial highway for shipping, drinking water and, for many, a recreational playground.
The study for this year's Human Reproduction keynote lecture found a link between phthalates and other endocrine disrupting chemicals in body-care products and the timing of puberty in girls.
Susceptibility to metabolic disorders could increase as a result, results suggest.
Mahi Pono’s Pesticide Files: Mahi Pono uses paraquat and another chemical toxic to marine life and bees.
Mahi Pono, Maui's largest landowner, sprayed the highly toxic chemical paraquat six times last September and October, according to Hawai'i's Department of Agriculture.
A new study demonstrates how high selenium concentrations, primarily from industrial and agricultural runoff, can affect wild fish.
The chemical BPA, an endocrine disruptor, is widely used in food packaging. Environmental Health News published a reported series showing that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has stacked the deck against findings from independent scientists that link BPA to harmful human health effects, ranging from birth defects to cancer. Science journalist Lynne Peeples joins Host Steve Curwood to discuss this investigation and why even BPA alternatives may also not be safe.
The use of banned flame retardants is widespread, yet our prime minister is hostile towards public protections, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot.
PFAS are in everything from clothing to non-stick pans, and can harm humans and animals. Now, scientists have found them in pet cats and dogs.
Lower birthrates are a result of people postponing childbirth into later years as well as chemical toxicity in the environment according to research.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
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.
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.