The unexpected consequences of high-emission vacations are felt far, far away.
Mining sites across the globe have become hot spots for coronavirus infections, threatening thousands of workers and indigenous and rural communities, according to a new report.
The proposed protected area comprises part of a range of 93 submarine mountains that harbor more than 1,100 species.
Some 22,000 tons of fish meal are produced annually by illegal factories located in the Pisco province of southern Peru, according to a report by the NGO Oceana.
Nearly 30 percent of Peru's glaciers have melted away since 2000, threatening a critical source of drinking water and irrigation for millions of people downstream.
Local communities are taking the world's largest polluters to court.
Peru's placing of its independent forest inspection agency in the Ministry of Environment – likely a U.S. trade agreement violation – is a serious setback in Amazon illegal logging fight.
"This global pandemic is scary for everyone and it's even scarier knowing your family has been exposed to chemicals that may hurt the immune system."
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
In an effort to bolster our health, we may be exposed to compounds that harm us. New research says physicians need to recognize and explain this hidden risk to patients.