Before democracy South Africa's mining sector prioritised profits over the people and environment. Not much has changed.
A high number of carnivores have been discovered at a huge industrial site in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
There are lots of issues with recycling – but it's still an important part of society's efforts to live more sustainably.
Agriculture and the environment don't need to be at odds with each other. They are more closely interdependent than we realize.
Most cases of breast cancer are related to environmental causes. When we talk about climate change, we must not forget this part of the story.
Nanotechnology and materials are the source of countless innovations, but we don't accurately know how they are affecting humans and the environment.
Whether plastic or natural, Christmas trees are generally bad for the environment. However, a new chemical process could recycle dead trees into all kinds of useful products.
Dystopian fiction is popular, but presenting positive visions of the future in popular culture could help people embrace solutions.
Native cherries are everywhere, but we know surprisingly little about them.
A populist movement that threatened to topple a French government more than 60 years ago has important lessons for today’s protests and why they represent a reckoning.
As the expected costs of climate change grow, cities are on the frontlines of adapting to sea level rise and more intense storms – and finding ways to pay for it.
New research has shown how to measure conservation progress for Australia's 238 endangered bird species
During the November 4 US midterm elections, the candidates had to take into account the growing concern of many voters, across party lines, about climate change.
With Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, many predict that the court will move to the right on issues from abortion to gun rights. But Supreme Court rulings are often not the last word on a matter.
Reporters who cover environment and natural resource issues are commonly threatened and harassed around the world. Some have been killed for coverage that threatens powerful interests.
Although fracking has been given the green light it's still not known how common felt earthquakes may become and if communities are willing to accept them
Big city mayors with serious commitments to limiting greenhouse gases did well at the polls on Tuesday.
Scotland tends to take a more progressive approach to inequality, but how is it actually faring compared to the rest of the UK?
Bitcoin may have a large carbon footprint, but cleaner digital currencies aren't going to prevent an environmental disaster.
Eating meat damages the environment and has been linked with higher risk of disease, but you don't have to go vegan to make a difference to your health and the planet.