In urban streams, the presence of pharmaceuticals, including painkillers, stimulants, antihistamines and antibiotics, is causing microbial communities to morph and become resistant to drugs.
An Australian company is using 3-D printers to create hands, arms and feet prosthetics out of recycled plastic and e-waste.
The first majority-female anti-poaching unit in South Africa is saving rhinos and with it, the moral fabric of communities.
A British supermarket chain plans to drastically lower its use of plastic packaging in 1,000 of its own-label products.
Decorative plastic glitter and the microbeads used in scrubs and shower gels pose a threat to fish and oceans, say scientists.
People are hand-painting stones with uplifting messages and planting them randomly in public spaces.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided not to rescind Obama-era environmental protections that restricted the opening of a copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay that would threaten fisheries and other natural resources.
Is this item trash, garbage or recyclable? As important as recycling is, it can sometimes be confusing. A short quiz offers answers to help sort out discards.
Logging, drought and wildfires may be turning forests in Africa, Asia and Latin America into carbon emitters rather than absorbers.
Scientists have developed a transparent, luminescent solar concentrator that looks like clear glass that could potentially supply two-fifths of U.S. energy needs.