Dirty air is killing people and causing illnesses, but it’s also making people dumber. A new study shows that air pollution is linked to a clear and drastic decline in cognitive performance among almost 32,000 subjects.
Keeping your child sequestered away in a super clean home may do more harm than good. New research shows that not priming the immune system in early childhood may lead to its malfunction and the development of childhood leukemia.
Mammals, birds and amphibians are currently becoming extinct at rates comparable to the previous five mass extinctions.
Polar bears are changing their diet due to the changing environment. Instead of their favored seal, the bears are turning to goose eggs for nutrition.
The massive expanse of dryland forests stretches about 467 million hectares.
As cited by IFL Science, France currently has four dolphinariums. Marineland, in Antibes, has four orcas that are used for displays, and 13 bottlenose dolphins, which customers can "meet," for €70 per person and €5 for any accompanying person. The park also holds sharks and sea lions in captivity.
EFRA's report noted that quarter of apples, up to a fifth of onions and up to about an eighth of potatoes were rejected by supermarkets just because they look "ugly" or "funny."
Fungi might have lived on Earth for two billion years earlier than scientists believed.
The Atlantic Ocean, its surface, sea ice and even its floor, is becoming a "depository" for human garbage.
Due to the massive amount of the sugary compound mixed with sewage waste (56,000 gallons), the plant started to have a huge foaming event.
The signed measure allows hunters to shoot hibernating bears, set up traps when wolves are resting with their cubs and use aircraft to track and kill wildlife refuges.
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.
Severe aircraft turbulence could become two to three times more frequent due to stronger wind shears within the jet streams generated by climate change.
Trees play a very important role in a healthy ecosystem, and the first ever global database of trees revealed that thousands of species are discovered to be under threat of extinction.