Gaza authorities announced last week the first COVID-19 case in the Palestinian enclave that was spread through the community, raising fears that a larger outbreak might occur.
Thousands of people in Beirut face intense water, sanitation, and food shortages as Covid-19 cases spike in the days since a massive explosion demolished the port in Lebanon's capital.
The UN Security Council is to meet to discuss the threats posed by a rusting oil tanker off Yemen's Red Sea coast. The FSO Safer is loaded with more than a million barrels of crude oil and experts have warned of an environmental catastrophe if the vessel breaks apart.
Egypt's fast-growing population hit 100 million Tuesday, the official statistics agency announced, presenting a pressing problem for an already overburdened country with limited resources.
Even if Qataris completely stopped using air conditioning, it would take a long time for the change to make an impact
From vertical farms to fish caves, new technologies aim to boost food production and vanquish hunger.
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.
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.