A study conducted by researchers from the University of Iowa and the U.S. Geological Survey has found traces of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, for the first time, in US' drinking water.
According to a new report, the carcinogenic “Erin Brockovich” chemical is contaminating tap water of two-thirds of Americans.
The large declines of salmon stocks were identified in North-Western Europe. For a long time, ecologists blamed water contamination and over-fishing that happened in and after the 19th century for the decrease of salmon in water bodies.
At least 1.8 billion people globally drink water that is contaminated with feces. This French puff pastry-like filter paper aims to change that reality.
Wild animals living within the Ruaha National Park, located in Central Tanzania, routinely dig watering holes to beat the heat during the dry season.
Using a combination of orange peels and industrial waste products, researchers from Flinders University have developed a material that could help clean the world's oceans by sucking up contaminates like mercury.
Beaver dams are helping restore natural ecosystems throughout the U.S. Essentially, a beaver dam blocks off water in one section of the stream, which then creates a pond or lake. Using this, researchers may have found a way to remove excess nitrogen from local estuaries.
Yale researchers have confirmed that removing natural gas from deep underground using hydraulic fracturing methods does not contaminate drinking water, although they also said that "geology across the country is very different."
A Duke University study provides the first comprehensive assessment of fracking's total water footprint.
Kissing bugs, also known as assassin bugs, carry a parasite linked to a disease that threatens the heart and GI tract. A recent study found that Texans may now be at a higher risk of being infected.
Elephant seals are a top predator in oceans, so they consume high quantities of mercury from their prey. However, during an annual shedding period, they release this toxin right back into the ocean. This has a significant impact on marine environments.
A new study found that coal ash produced from three major U.S. coal-producing basins contains highly radioactive contaminants.
Chemicals commonly used for shale drilling were discovered in the tap water of three Pennsylvania homes, according to a new analysis.
There's a reason that the Town makes you clean up after your dog, and it is really not all about inconveniencing those around you. Dog feces left to wash into groundwater and waterways can lead to some serious illness, and now experts are suggesting that this could be a far more serious contaminant problem than anyone could have imagined.