According to conventional economic wisdom, the cost of complying with environmental regulations represents a burden that eats into companies’ profits.
Certain aquatic plants that are unusually water-repellent and oil-attracting may represent an opportunity for eco-friendly cleanup of oil spills—and removal of invasive weeds in the proces
Twelve percent of the continental U.S. coastline may be particularly vulnerable to ocean pollution carried by freshwater seeping through the ground.
Pigeons are quite literally neighborhood birds: they tend to spend their whole lives within a radius of just a few city blocks.
Ideally, if plastic collectors were placed offshore near coastal population centers, they could remove nearly one-third of plastic in the ocean over the next 10 years
By now you’ve probably seen those viral photos of a hazy, smoky, pollution-riddled Beijing.
Near the town of Aiken, in southwestern South Carolina, is a remnant of the pre-antibiotic era. It’s known as the Savannah River Site, a 310-square-mile area where the U.
This article is available in Spanish through a partnership with the Institute of Ecology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
It’s no surprise that air quality tends to be worse in poor areas.
When an oil spill hits the news, the images of environmental devastation are often soon followed by more optimistic pictures of people cleaning and rehabilitating wildlife.