Those ubiquitous flimsy shopping sacks are vanishing from country after country, leaving less plastic in our seas, our trees and our own digestive systems.
Study finds seal and sea otter populations in Alaska hit by killer infection that migrated from North Atlantic.
Peak bodies representing the Queensland tourism industry have resisted calls for changes to Great Barrier Reef protection legislation to allow for lethal shark control measures.
Voracious purple urchins in waters of California and Oregon pose threat to mighty kelp forests and risk upending delicate ecosystems.
Water from the swollen Mississippi River fueled algae blooms and reduced salinity in the Gulf of Mexico.
Just 2% of the ocean floor is filled with coral, but the branching structures - shaped like everything from reindeer antlers to human brains - sustain a quarter of all marine species.
In Kotor and Dubrovnik large cruise ships dock regularly throughout the season, depositing thousands of people each day into the tourist hotspots and putting intense pressure on the historic ports.
Antibiotic resistance is rising in dolphins, researchers have said, mirroring the trend seen in humans.
Plastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945.
Researchers say federal agencies use highly inaccurate tests to estimate exposure to BPA—findings that extend to multiple other harmful chemicals that get into our bodies
American industry, aided by federal regulators, is conducting a large-scale, consequential experiment with our hormones and the developing brains and reproductive systems of our children.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
The Ohio River Valley, like the rest of the U.S., stands at a crossroads of energy and industry, facing decisions about whether to turn toward a future of renewable energy and a green jobs revolution or one of shale gas and plastics.