The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the corrosive legacy of environmental racism in the United States.
A warming climate was already making life difficult in Chad, a landlocked country squeezed against the encroaching sands of the Sahara.
A University of Waterloo study looked at efforts such as flood mapping and critical infrastructure protection.
Flooding in localised areas around Sydney will happen almost every week by the middle of this century because of human-caused sea level rise, according to a study by scientists at the Bureau of Meteorology.
A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists says hundreds of coastal Superfund sites - including several in New Hampshire - face new risks of flooding due to climate change.
The combined impacts of human-caused sea level rise, storm surges and high tides could expose an extra 23 million people to coastal flooding within the next 30 years, even with relatively ambitious cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, a new global study has found.
A new study found levels of the widespread herbicide and its breakdown products reduced, on average, more than 70 percent in both adults and children after just six days of eating organic.
"Many of the chemical profiles that we see in cetaceans are similar to the types of chemical profiles that we see in humans who live in those coastal areas."
A new study found that animals known to carry harmful diseases such as the novel coronavirus are more common in landscapes intensively used by people.