Climate change is causing wildfires to consume ever-larger swaths of forest, scientists say, breaking records and blanketing many states in dangerous smoke.
As people who live near hydraulic fracking have long complained, the process seems to poison their water. A new paper measures the distance prospectors should keep from water supplies.
When we flush, Prozac, cocaine and antibiotics trickle into the ecosystem. Researchers are just beginning to understand their effects.
While shark attacks are rare, reports of attacks are on the rise worldwide. This collection of research examines shark-attack trends, victim injuries, how the media portrays sharks and more.
The melting ice caps will not only impact our coastlines, but may radically alter international trade, a new study finds.
Airplanes are now the largest source of lead pollution in the United States. Americans hurt by lead exposure may be losing billions in lost wages.
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A 2016 study in the
Journal of Consumer Research finds that men avoid so-called "green" behavior because of concerns about gender identity, but behaviors can be changed with targeted advertising.
2016 report from researchers at Colorado State and Harvard universities that provides the first overall assessment of the economic value of America's national parks and programs offered by the National Park Service.
2016 study published in the
Journal of Applied Ecology that looks at how new tracking technology could help prevent animal poaching and international trade involving illegal wildlife parts.
2005 report in
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine that looks at the prevalence and characteristics of alligator attacks on humans in the U.S. from 1948 to 2004.