A report by the United Nations revealed that over 300 million people living in Asia, Africa, and Latin America are at risk in contracting water-borne diseases due to worsening water conditions. Many people in these countries still rely on drinking water sources that are contaminated by fecal matter.
A new study revealed an increased of abortion request in Latin American countries following the issuance of health warnings urging women to avoid getting pregnant due to the effects of Zika virus to newborns.
Called the "Panama Disease," or "Fusarium wilt," the deadly fungus is obliterating the commercially popular Cavendish bananas, threatening Latin America's export industry.
In El Salvador, a village left under thick ash for 1,400 years is our best-preserved ancient Maya settlement. A University of Colorado study reveals something new and unusual about its residents.
In many parts of the world, education is the #1 factor associated with awareness of climate change. But there are regional distinctions, and countries vary in terms of why people do or don't know the word and phenomenon. More here from a global poll done by researchers from Yale, Columbia, Utah State, Princeton, U-Mass-Amherst, and Academica Sinica in Taiwan.