Visual artist Denilson Baniwa and singer Djuena Tikuna are taking the Amazon to galleries and stages around the world.
Unlicensed small-scale gold mining is under the spotlight after reports of babies being born with deformities caused by mercury poisoning.
Sen. Marco Rubio cited a cornucopia of evils unleashed by illegal mining including human trafficking, disease, mercury poisoning and widespread deforestation in the Amazon basin.
“My parents had mercury poisoning — they died. My kids have mercury poisoning. My grandkids have mercury poisoning."
Could the belugas of Northern Quebec hold the key to preventing mercury intoxication in local Inuit communities?
Youth from Grassy Narrows and Amnesty International launch letter writing campaign to address mercury crisis
Amnesty International's annual global letter-writing campaign is taking aim at the mercury crisis youth in Asubpeeschoseewagong have been fighting to end.
For First Nation families, mercury is an intergenerational trauma. For politicians, it’s an election issue.
Fifty years after an Ontario First Nation learned its fish were poisoned, research suggests the damage is being handed down from parents to children.
Talks aimed at reaching an agreement over a proposed on-reserve care facility for people suffering from the effects of mercury poisoning broke off over the summer.
A Sacramento woman has been hospitalized for mercury poisoning and is in a “semi-comatose state" after using skin cream imported from Mexico that had mercury added by a third party.
The chief of a northwestern Ontario reserve is calling on Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan to sit down to hammer out an agreement on a long-promised treatment facility for mercury poisoning.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
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.
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.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.