Microplastics - microscopic particles of plastic debris - have become concerning because of their widespread presence in the oceans. These microplastics also possess potential physical and toxicological risks to organisms.
There has been a decline in air pollution over much of the eastern U.S., including Washington D.C. and the I-95 corridor since 2005, according to NASA.
Oceans are on the brink of collapse, according to a new report by the Global Ocean Commission.
A Chinese environmental group launched a smartphone app that reportedly tracks and exposes polluting companies.
A new study conducted on mice models found that exposure to air pollution was tied to autism and schizophrenia.
A new study found that olive oil supplements could protect the heart from some of the negative effects caused by air pollution.
American Lung Associations released its annual air rankings in which once again Los Angeles topped in the list of cities with worst air quality.
A first-of-its-kind of analysis has reported that when residents of Sao Paulo, Brazil switched from ethanol to gasoline in their flexible-fuel vehicles, local ozone levels dropped 20 percent. The switch was driven by the fuel prices.
Air pollution in Asia may be responsible for severe storms in North America, according to a recent study from Jet Propulsion Laboratory(JPL).
A United Nations report has suggested that governments can still avert the consequences of climate change if they act in time and aggressively to cut the greenhouse-gas emissions.
Greenhouse gas emissions especially from food production might be threatening the UN climate target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to a new research.
Children who encounter high levels of vehicle exhaust have a greater risk of developing childhood leukemia, according to a recent report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Only half of city’s drivers will be allowed on Paris roads on any given day which will be decided via schemes based on number plates. The restriction comes into effect after pollution hit dangerous levels.
Exposure to traffic pollution may alter heart structure and function, according to a new study.
For the very first time, Beijing has raised its four-tiered smog alert system to 'orange' as heavy smog forecast to roll into the capital for next three days. Concerned officials have advised people to stay indoors and use public transport.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.