Research shows exposure is worse for poor and Black children due to historic discriminatory zoning policies.
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The iconic tree endemic to Yemen’s Socotra archipelago is increasingly threatened by development, climate change, and a protracted civil war.
Marine scientist S. Velvizhi overcame class and gender barriers to help coastal communities to build safer and sustainable fisheries in the Bay of Bengal.
Prisons and jails across the country are failing to adequately protect prisoners and staff from the pandemic.
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The exemption allows companies to bypass a law meant to address widespread contamination from perflourinated chemicals.
The push to save yellow-billed cuckoos from extinction may demand more protections for the waterways they rely on.
State regulator approves the plan, despite strong objections by environmental groups who say risks have not been sufficiently analyzed.
Our global recycling system is broken. Where do we go from here?
Mollusk researchers are pushing forward with their work as much as possible despite limitations.
For many animal rescuers and rehabilitators, the pandemic has brought a new set of challenges.
Agroforestry can climate-proof grapes by increasing shading and moisture levels, French researchers show.
With the disappearance of so much intimate encounter, the prospect of plunging our hands in the soil has gained extraordinary appeal.
Killing of Prieto pack in Gila National Forest by federal agents and private ranchers highlights longstanding tensions between wolf conservation and public lands livestock grazing.