Some 10 trillion rials (nearly $240 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) have been allocated in order to reduce pollution and prevent the destruction of natural resources in Iran.
From age-old malaria to COVID-19, markets influence systems that drive pandemic risk. Here's what we can do about it.
Illegal gold mining led to deforestation of thousands of hectares of forests inside indigenous reserves in the Brazilian Amazon, according to new satellite image analysis by the Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project.
In the Treasure Valley and across Idaho, housing developments are springing up, home and rental prices are rising and the population is growing faster than ever. Some land managers worry the increased traffic could put a strain on resources and the environment.
This year, the Paris Agreement's effectiveness as a global response to the climate crisis is being tested as governments are preparing to submit more ambitious national targets for mitigation and adaptation.
Two brownfields cleanup projects in Antigo are getting financial assistance from the Department of Natural Resources.
Population growth is leveling off in most areas due to rising affluence and advances in women's education and family planning.
Gina McCarthy, former Environmental Protection Agency administrator, to head Natural Resources Defense Council
An environmental group that has sued the Trump administration nearly 100 times has hired Gina McCarthy, who headed the EPA under President Barack Obama, as its new president and chief executive.
Africa's conservation challenges are daunting. The continent faces rapid human population growth, expanding agriculture and infrastructure, and globalized demand for its natural resources, including its forests, oceans, and wildlife.
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.