It seems that bees really can't catch a break! Not only are they suffering at the hands of climate change, industrial pollutants, disease, and questionable pesticides, but now new research has found evidence that aluminum, of all things, could be sparking Alzheimer's-like symptoms in pollinators.
You might think that only high levels of air pollution above the EPA standard are dangerous, but new research shows that even low-level air pollution poses a risk to the human population, and is linked to death.
The iconic Great Barrier Reef in Australia avoided being put on the World Heritage Site's "in danger" list, based on a UNESCO draft report, however concerns were still raised about its future in the long term.
Fine particulate air pollution may be linked to an increased risk of developing childhood autism, according to a new study.
Though it is well known that air pollution raises the risk of stroke, now new research suggests that long-term exposure can even cause damage to brain structures and impair cognitive function in middle-aged and older adults.
It is well known that plastic pollution is riddling our oceans and threatening various marine life, so now scientists are using drones to map out this debris and better understand how to deal with the problem.
It is no secret that in the midst of climate change, coral reefs around the world are suffering. However, a warming world is not the only factor putting these reefs in danger - overfishing also plagues these colorful ecosystems. And now new research offers a glimmer of hope, finding that fish are the answer to their problems.
Polar bears have enough to worry about with climate change, and now new research shows that their health is threatened by environmental contaminants, which are starting to affect their endocrine system and reproduction.
The iconic puffin, a bird being considered as one of 10 candidates to be the UK's national bird, may be in trouble. Experts are finding a disturbing amount of plastic in the bellies of puffins around the Isle of May, and they say this could spell for severe ecological consequences.
The decline of pollinator populations, especially honeybees, has been something of an international crisis. Now, researchers are finding out exactly how some pollutants affect honeybees in a desperate bid to try to mitigate their harmful impact.
Deep ocean fish are facing a host of health problems that may be due to man-made pollution, according to a new study.
As if polar bears don't have enough problems, not only are they suffering due to climate change-related sea ice loss, but now new research indicates that pollution is giving them brain damage.
In a bizarre turn of events, human feces of all things is threatening Mount Everest, causing pollution and possibly spreading disease on the world's highest peak, officials announced Tuesday.
Minnesota's Grand Portage National Monument (GPNM) is a homage to the state's rich fur-trading past. However, researchers are now finding that this history does not come without consequence, as the monument and areas around it now boast a stunningly high rate of toxic mercury contamination.