Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
June 7, 2017, 1:10 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Boyan Slat is on his way to setting up solar-powered booms in the Pacific.
The worst everyday air pollutants — and what they do to our bodies
May 24, 2017, 4:53 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Here's how some of the most common air pollutants are created and the effect they have on our bodies.
Are hedges better at fighting urban air pollution than trees?
May 24, 2017, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A new study from the U.K. praises the pollutant-absorbing qualities of the humble hedge.
Common caterpillar found to eat plastic shopping bags
April 24, 2017, 6:54 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It could represent a biodegradable solution to the omnipresent pollution clogging our landfills.
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.