Disease can spread from animals to humans—and back again
New research has shown that milk proteins called caseins, a byproduct of cheese production that normally gets dumped down the sewer, could help make fabrics more flame-retardant.
With smokers flicking an estimated 4.5 trillion cigarette butts into the ecosphere each year, it’s time take a tougher stand against the toxin-laden litter.
Digital artist Andrea Polli has managed to make air pollution visible—and beautiful.
10 ways the microbial universe could change how we go about saving species, habitats—and even the planet.
One of the most convincing studies on nature and health found that patients in hospital rooms with views of trees recover more quickly.
The title and cover of David Quammen’s newest book would lead one to guess that this consistently brilliant writer has crafted a terrifying tale about how we’re all going to be infected
Superbug MRSA is infecting wild animals
Some aspects of dirty living can be healthy.
What’s the best way to keep drugs out of waterways?
Tossing unused pills into the trash may be an environmentally friendlier option than flushing them down the toilet or taking them to a p