Mercury is contaminating the Grand Canyon's fish and wildlife
August 26, 2015, 1:45 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
One of the world's most loved natural wonders is getting its fill of pollution.
This is how much debris is still washing up on Alaska's shores from the Japan tsunami
August 6, 2015, 3:02 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Thousands of tons of trash washed into the ocean after the 2011 quake have been collected by volunteer beach clean-up crews.
U.S. Coast Guard saves sea turtles tangled in trash
June 9, 2015, 1:55 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A recent search for drug smugglers quickly became an even more urgent mission: saving two sea turtles from ocean plastic.
Boyan Slat's Ocean Cleanup Project to launch in 2016
June 2, 2015, 5:52 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
The project will utilize a 2,000-meter barrier, making it the largest floating structure ever deployed in the ocean.
Just in time for summer, NYC street food carts get solar-powered makeover
May 13, 2015, 4:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While the kebobs will stay the same, the diesel generator noise and air-polluting emissions will not.
The Pliocene called. It wants its CO2 levels back.
May 8, 2015, 11:24 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Earth just averaged 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide for a month, which hasn't happened in human history — and possibly not since the Pliocene Epoch about 3 million years ago.
Four in 10 in U.S. live with dangerous air pollution
April 29, 2015, 11:44 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
American Lung Association's annual report looks at soot and smog — and many cities don't fare well.
Air pollution may shrink the brain
April 27, 2015, 10:10 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
Fine-particle pollution led to a decrease in brain volume 'equivalent to about one year of brain aging.'