Radical thinking in Greater Manchester's cycling and walking plan could direct cities away from car-focused infrastructure.
According to a new study, about four in 10 air pollution deaths in the US are due to emissions crossing state lines.
Chocolate plants can absorb cadmium through their roots and store it in chocolate leaves and seeds. Cadmium levels in processed chocolate depending on the production process and the producers.
If you want to swim in the Yarra River, you can check the water quality to see if it's safe. If you want to swim in the Nepean River, you can't – and that's a problem.
Plants can store mercury and keep it from contaminating waterways, air and soils. Unfortunately, that mercury is released when plants burn.
CO₂ will need to be removed from the atmosphere to avoid catastrophic heating. Can the process be incentivised?
The solids from wastewater plants are usually dumped into landfills because they are contaminated with heavy metals. Now there is a way to remove the metals so the waste can be used as fertilizer.
Nigeria's government must encourage citizens to embrace a system where plastic never become waste.
The digital economy is taking off. So are the greenhouse gas emissions, electronic waste and pollution associated with it.
Not so long ago, people had no idea what would happen to them – and what they would see – once they ascended into the clouds.
Scientists have a new approach to understanding how pollution threatens species at risk in Canada.
Smoke haze appears to make it hard for participants in financial markets to make the right decisions. The finding has far-reaching implications.
Regulations have lowered mercury emissions globally, but the risks to ocean ecosystems and human health may be getting worse.
Wetlands are an important resource that needs to be taken better care of.
Sulfur contaminates gasoline and coal, and when these fuels are burned, sulfur dioxide is emitted, causing pollution and respiratory issues. Now there may be a new, cheaper way to remove it.
There are huge holes in the governance of Nairobi river and city's waste which means the river's condition has deteriorated.
Taxi drivers are exposed to twice the level of pollution compared to other drivers.
Levels of microplastics in the ocean are rising. More study is needed to figure out how these microplastics affect the qualities and properties of sea ice, and what the potential impact may be.
The eastern Arctic and sub-Arctic marine areas of Canada are changing rapidly under climate change.
The 'superblocks' are expected to have massive benefits for health and well-being – but it takes good governance.