MIT develops new electrochemical process that has the ability to selectively remove organic contaminants, including chemical waste products, pesticides and pharmaceuticals, even at extremely low levels.
Tritium is a radioactive element found as a result of thermonuclear bomb testing during the 1950s.
New class of reusable carbon nanotubes could clean polluted waters more effectively than silicon gels and activated carbon
Despite the consequences of modern human civilization, nature still finds a way to adapt and survive. A team of researchers from the University of California, Davis has found that the Atlantic Killfish has evolved to adapt to estuaries containing toxic polluted waters.
After suffering from the worst Legionnaires outbreak in the history of the U.s. in 2014 and disastrous water crisis in 2015, residents of Flint in Michigan are once again facing another outbreak. This time, it's an highly infectious bacterial disease called Shigellosis.
Coffee, one of the most well-loved drinks in the U.S. and the world, could not only boost your energy but also be a cost-effective answer to removing harmful mercury and lead from contaminated water.
According to a new report, the carcinogenic “Erin Brockovich” chemical is contaminating tap water of two-thirds of Americans.
In a curious case of water pollution, a river in Russia has mysteriously turned blood red. Locals say a nearby nickel plant excreting toxic waste is the culprit.
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.
Earlier this year, images surfaced of toxic algal blooms in Florida, caused by pollution dumped in a lake, making people sick, but there are other issues in the Ocean that are damaging our health.
The U.S. public drinking water is officially unsafe. A new study reveals that the water Americans consume every day contains industrial chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems.
Since a bloody civil war ended in 2009, tourists have flocked to Sri Lanka's palm-fringed beaches. However, as tourism booms in the country, there are still things need to carefully look at: how it affects the environment.
Athletes are facing a dilemma especially those involved in water sports due to the foul condition of Rio's water venues due to pollution.
The city of San Francisco in California will no longer allow food packaging and other products made of polystyrene starting next year. This includes foam items like coffee cups, coolers, packaging for food, disposable dishware, toys for swimming, and other foam items.