London sculpture spotlights the deadly relationship between seabirds and plastic
April 3, 2017, 3:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It's not pretty, but there's a good reason why a vomiting seagull is standing outside the National Theatre.
100,000 people die in China every year so you can buy cheap goods
March 29, 2017, 5:57 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
We knew that air pollution from manufacturing is bad in China, but we didn't know it was this bad.
Planes, trains and automobiles: How noisy is transportation where you live?
March 28, 2017, 12:30 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
New map looks at transportation noise across the U.S.
7 must-see films at the 2017 Environmental Film Festival
March 5, 2017, 10:04 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
From the hidden costs of our digital world to the frozen edges of civilization, here are a few films to catch this year.
It will take 40 years before dolphins recover from Deepwater Horizon spill
February 18, 2017, 9:22 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The health effects of the disaster will continue to be felt by dolphins for generations.
Corporate giants vow to curb ocean-clogging plastic packaging waste
January 19, 2017, 11:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
If companies don't act, oceanic plastic waste will outweigh fish.
Why in the world would Michigan want to ban plastic bag bans?
January 4, 2017, 2:38 p.m. by Matt Hickman
New law is win for restaurant industry, a loss for the Great Lakes.
When is public transport free in Paris? When pollution gets out of hand
December 8, 2016, 12:54 p.m. by Sami Grover
Facing health alerts over smog and pollution, Paris tries to get its citizens out of their cars.
World's first polluted river flowed through Jordan 7,000 years ago
December 3, 2016, 9:20 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Neolithic humans may have polluted the river while first learning how to smelt.
Scientists unmask the toxic villain behind London's 'killer fog'
November 17, 2016, 3:07 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying the 1952 event, which claimed the lives of thousands, have finally confirmed what made the event so deadly.
Don't underestimate the life-saving power of urban trees
November 3, 2016, 3 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Major new study details the pollution-scrubbing, temperature-lowering qualities of urban canopy.