Our experiment shows we need to work out just how damaging discarded cigarettes are to plantlife.
Flint's highest recorded lead levels were typical for water systems that report problems. What's more, a number of cities haven't reported their lead issues.
The court case highlighted that key environmental challenges were not adequately covered by the Environmental Impact Assessment
Academic experts on how the humble car could evolve to become an unlikely hero in the global fight against climate change.
Coral reefs get a lot of attention, but the world has lost almost all of its vital oyster reefs in the last few centuries.
Currently, all the value in sewage sludge is literally being flushed down the toilet.
Tougher penalties are a useful tool for environmental watchdogs.
Researchers are only beginning to understand the impact of pollution and increased temperatures on the biology of mosquitoes.
Childhood asthma cases caused by traffic pollution are on the decline. But children in some parts of the country are faring better than others.
Scientists are finding ways to generate something useful from the pollution in our environment.
Drivers of polluting vehicles will face a daily charge, but evidence suggests it's a price worth paying.
Urban pollutants are a health concern in growing cities. Scientists are turning to honey bees to help monitor contaminants in soil, water, air and plants.
Gas mining is expanding across Australia, and has been touted as part of the answer to cutting emissions. But there is evidence that this rollout will pose significant health and environmental risks.
South Africa needs to wean itself off coal in a way that protects jobs and the environment.
Plastic is not as much of a threat to oceans as climate change or over-fishing.
Nurdles are a raw feedstock used to make most of the plastic products we use everyday, but they're flooding the ocean as "mermaid tears".
The effects of climate change above ground are well known, but what's happening to underground aquifers which supply most of the world's fresh water?
The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
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.
Data gathered from EPA reports, staffers and retirees show the Trump administration has brought fewer environmental enforcement actions to conclusion and deferred more to states.