Bambara groundnuts and weeds may not be at the top of most menus, but scientists hunting for wild cousins of modern crops may have found a solution for our future food needs.
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.
José Adolfo Quisocala teaches poor children how to save and to earn money by recycling plastic waste.
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.
Aim is to finance transition to a more sustainable use of land, allowing farmers to produce 'more and better with less.'
Thirty families from a rural community more than 4,300 meters above sea level will have warm houses that will protect them from the freezing temperatures that each year cause deaths and diseases among children and older adults.
Illegal mining is destroying the Amazon. Most people know this, but it is chilling to see the destruction in aerial images that show details of the mining camps, trucks and backhoes operating 24 hours a day.
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.