Not only are industrial pollutants poisoning the air, the water, and the land as never before, but climate change is making the planet uninhabitable.
Scientists have been predicting for years that fire activity in Yellowstone National Park is going to increase as the world gets warmer. Climate models predict more large fires and ballooning yearly burned acreage totals.
Scientists have a "moral duty" to partake in environmental movements such as the Extinction Rebellion and the Global Climate Strike, a pair of ecologists argues.
Switching out diesel buses could reduce CO2 emissions by half a million tonnes.
The more certainty required of the science, the greater the risk people may be exposed to dangerous pollutants or toxic products.
"This is a really unique moment in human history. We need to increase global food production at the steepest rate in our history to keep up with demand."
One rarely is lucky enough to drive the early evolution of a new scientific discipline, but Bernard (Bernie) Weiss was there, always at the forefront as the field of behavioral toxicology took shape.
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.