As the seas warm, marine mammals may struggle to survive the heat or become malnourished because their prey has left for more hospitable waters; both situations can leave the mammals with weakened immune systems.
A new study looks to the past to understand how over 500 species have responded to the warming climate so far, then uses those patterns to project future declines.
What’s big, lives underwater, and fights climate change with its body and booty? Whale give you one guess.
A new report from the International Monetary Fund finds that each whale could be worth millions of dollars when priced for how much carbon it sequesters.
As the climate changes, temperatures will increase and rain patterns will change - and along with those changes, by 2100, the fungus's range will expand causing the number of Valley fever cases to increase by 50 percent, according to a new model published in the journal, GeoHealth.
The original definition of “waters of the United States" mainly covered large rivers, their tributaries, and adjacent wetlands. Thursday's repeal will soon be followed by a rule change, and the replacement text would basically revert to the '70s-level protections.
After a study uncovered PFAS in compost, regulators in Washington moved to ban this class of synthetic compounds.
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.