Coltan is indispensable to the making of modern electronic devices but its mining causes human and environmental disasters in the DR Congo.
In a new randomised clinical trial, we found regularly donating blood or plasma can reduce blood PFAS levels.
Black residents of Shelburne, N.S., spent decades living near a dump, worrying about its possible connection to elevated cancer rates. A new study will investigate the dump’s long-term consequences.
We need to focus on causes like overconsumption, not the material itself.
Urban wildlife are exposed to more pollutants than wildlife living in natural areas. In addition to causing death, these pollutants can affect animals’ development and reproduction.
Mineral-rich Mongolia is experiencing a mining boom, but its growth is creating distrust and conflict with herder communities.