These are difficult times. Most of us are sacrificing to protect ourselves, our families and our communities from COVID-19. Unfortunately, there are others who are using this crisis as cover to further their own exploitative agendas.
Additional funds provided by Congress for Great Lakes environmental improvements will be used to hasten cleanups of highly toxic sites and step up work on other longstanding forms of pollution, federal officials said Thursday.
Steve Hankey is an assistant professor in Virginia Tech's School of Public and International Affairs who recently received a $500,000 award from the National Science Foundation to measure pollution around cities using bicycle-mounted sensors.
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.
A new study published in the journal PeerJ by researchers at the University of Hawaii found that human-induced environmental stressors have a large effect on the genetic composition of coral reef populations in Hawaii.
Two communities — one in Canada, one in the U.S. — share both a border along the St. Marys River and a toxic legacy that has contributed to high rates of cancer. Now the towns are banding together to fight a ferrochrome plant.