A recent study shows plankton that have adapted to road salt have disrupted circadian rhythms. This finding suggests that environmental pollutants could also affect human circadian clocks.
The beneficial effects of walking are reduced by the detrimental effects of inhaling polluted air.
While India struggles for answers to its urban air pollution crisis, Beijing is moving forward with strong resolve and effective policy.
Mercury levels in seabirds living off the coast of British Columbia have been stable in recent years. New research suggests that this may be due to changes in their diet, not pollution control.
Silicon Valley brought together natural surroundings, suburban homes and futuristic high-tech work. But industrial pollution betrayed the California dream.
Specialist courts and judges could ensure that key laws protecting the environment are upheld. But the Scottish government has rejected the idea
For the first time research has shown that mercury released in the northern hemisphere ends up in Australia's tropics.
Amu Coal a Kenyan and Chinese consortium is set to build a coal plant in an area untouched by industrial development. The emissions alone will double the country’s energy sector's CO2 emissions.
A recent study shows how the number of vulnerable and endangered amphibians is nearly double that of birds or mammals. Strategies need to be put in place, and fast.
To stop Indonesia polluting the ocean with plastic it is important to change the country's land-based waste management.
The updated plan for improving water quality on the Great Barrier Reef still doesn't address the need to curb intensively farmed crops such as sugar cane, and to enforce existing environmental laws.
The estimated economic value of minimising the damage to public health has been reduced by 80 percent.
Kenya can explore at least four key actions, based on past commitments and institutional structures, to transform the economic future of its oceans.
Unlike the more abstract idea of global climate change, pollution is tangible and its effects are obvious.
Australia is the 16th-largest emitter of mercury in the world. A huge amount comes from coal power stations – and a new report argues our pollution guidelines are hopelessly lax.
A new study suggests climate change will cause changes to patterns of ground-level ozone and smog – two deadly pollutants set to increase deaths by about 260,000 worldwide by the end of the century.
Many new housing developments are being built along busy roads and rail lines, but lack design features that would reduce occupants' exposure to harmful traffic pollution.
High costs, poor performance, a lack of manufacturing capabilities and local perceptions prevent biodegradable bags from taking root in Kenya.
In November 2016, smog in New Delhi was 16 times above safe levels. An Indian researcher dug into the data to find out why, and how India can keep its capital breathing safely.
Access to clean and regular water remains a challenge for New Delhi, a city that could easily tackle its water crisis with greater effort.