Farmers in Sri Lanka aren't receiving training on how to deal with wild animals raiding their crops, despite human-wildlife conflicts growing more frequent as farms expand into wildlife habitats, according to a study.
Ethnos360 missionaries have a helicopter and a plan to contact and convert isolated Amazon indigenous groups, putting them at grave risk of deadly infectious disease.
In Peru, communities in the Andes and the Amazon have come together to defend the health of people and families affected by pollution from toxic metals.
Authorities in Indonesia have launched an investigation following the discovery of radioactive contamination in an empty lot in a housing complex near a nuclear research facility.
According to a new study published in the journal Biological Conservation this month, severe drought conditions and heat, combined with habitat loss and other impacts of human activities, are pushing one of Australia's most enigmatic and iconic endemic species, the duck-billed platypus, toward extinction.
Improving access to family planning and education is crucial to slowing population growth in order to ease the burden we're putting on threatened and endangered species.
Microplastics for breakfast? It might be likely as a newly published study shows concentrates of small plastic particles, or microplastics, inside the digestive systems of rabbitfish, a popular catch in the Philippines.
After decades of dams, overhunting and pollution the Yangtze giant softshell turtle is down to three known individuals.
To cope with unprecedented trends and uncertain futures, the island needs clear, well-coordinated conservation and climate policies.
Elevated background levels of radioactive uranium and thorium, and lead in water bodies near the mine, are most likely a result of mining activity, according to new analysis.
Forty percent of samples collected from 116 tapirs in a Cerrado study were poisoned with 13 toxic residues.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
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.