Pollutants from industrial and domestic sources in the Lagos lagoon represent a cocktail of environmental contaminants.
Demand for electric and electronic products is fuelling the meteoric rise in e-waste.
Working from home in the long run could be better for your health, or it could also be worse. It depends on how your employer supports you.
New treatment can break down toxic substances into relatively harmless elements.
In South Asia, days with both extreme heat and extreme pollution are expected to increase 175% by 2050. Separately, the health effects are bad; together they will likely be worse.
In order to create an efficient future transportation system, autonomous vehicles need to accommodate people with different mobility needs.
Removing engine idling would be like removing up to 1.6 million cars from the road.
Australia has failed to ratify an international treaty to reduce harmful mercury emissions. Mercury exposure can cause kidney damage and brain impairment, especially in children.
Australians choked through a smoke-ridden summer during the bushfire crisis. But many of us are unaware of the silent damage indoor wood fire heaters are doing to our health.
Natural assets produce important city services and complement engineered infrastructure. Investing in natural assets can help protect our environment, reduce municipal service costs and create jobs.
We must stop using biosolids for farmlands immediately, especially when alternative ways to recycle wastewater sludge already exist.
Knowledge about the movement of marine plastics will help reduce the impact of plastic pollution in water bodies.
A long-awaited NZ$700 million package to clean up New Zealand's rivers and lakes has disappointed some of the government's expert advisers – especially a delay on setting clear pollution limits.
Neighborhood characteristics like pollution from busy roads, widespread public transit use and lack of community-based health care are putting certain communities at greater risk from COVID-19.
Here's how microplastics from your clothes end up in the deep sea.
The data shows a big improvement of pollution levels over some cities – but in others, pollution has, perhaps surprisingly, increased.
When the current crisis passes, we must seize the opportunity to re-imagine, and to create, a different kind of future.
Expanding planned burning is often touted as a way to lessen the risk of bushfires. But this burn-off season is bad news for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Islamic law requires Muslims to ritually clean their body before praying. This guidance has particular relevance at a time when hand-washing is important to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Population growth and attendant human activities are destroying a freshwater ecosystem.