A new report has found climate change is having some unexpected consequences for people living in the Asia Pacific region.
Two chemicals used as substitutes for bisphenol A (BPA) may contribute to childhood weight gain and obesity, according to a study published today in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.
Sunscreen is essential for staying protected in the sun – but recent research suggests some of the ingredients could be improved. BBC Future analyses the evidence.
Chemicals called endocrine disrupters may reduce the bird's reproductive success.
Many older cats suffer from health problems caused by a hyperactive thyroid, and while there's no single cause of the condition, hormone-disturbing chemicals in the environment are thought to be an important factor.
It's a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a year.
Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here's what action you can take.
When researchers speak carelessly about the animals they study, they can inadvertently fuel human bigotry.
"Ocean advocate" Emily Penn sails the globe to shed light on plastic waste.
Kristina Marusic is the recipient of a Michelle Madoff Award of Environmental Excellence for her reporting on environmental health and justice in Western Pennsylvania
It's often our duty to report bleak news on climate and the environment. But let's not skimp on the good news—like the continued momentum of clean energy
Nearly 20 percent of people in Philadelphia are food insecure. We visited the researchers, restaurateurs, and entrepreneurs changing this by rethinking food waste.