Wild poliovirus clings to a tenuous existence in areas like those haunted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram, where eradication is costly, dangerous, and urgent.
The deal with Alaska, to benefit a remote town, would ignore a decades-old ban on development in protected wilderness.
The NAACP kicked off an initiative in East Chicago to teach children how to test their soil, water and air for lead.
Indianapolis Star, Indiana.
Researchers admit their findings need to be reviewed and replicated by others before anyone can claim to be closer to the truth about the effect tainted water had on some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
Detroit Free Press, Michigan.
People in poor communities hit hard by the hurricane are rationing their food, water and propane, and hospitals are trying to operate on shaky power supplies.
Dicamba has emerged as a successor to Monsanto's Roundup, but recriminations and lawsuits have followed.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri.
Food insecurity in the form of malnutrition could be addressed in both developed and developing countries with the help of agricultural biotechnology. Did you know that the same technologies may conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable food production?
Citing President Donald Trump's calls for deregulation, Republican lawmakers and the chicken industry are aggressively lobbying to speed up poultry inspection lines.
Study finds more frequent service cuts and dirtier water in trailer parks.
Circle of Blue.
The wildfires displayed a cruel California truth: Living in the state's most beautiful spots has always required a sacrifice in safety.
President Donald Trump has picked Kathleen Hartnett White, a former Texas regulator and unapologetic advocate of expanding U.S. fossil fuel production regardless of carbon dioxide emissions, for the top White House environment post.
People who find a way to live in difficult environmental conditions have always fascinated photographer Charlie Cordero.
National Geographic Magazine.
How anti-erosion measures hurt fish—and living shorelines may help.
Naturalist says experience making second series of BBC show revealed devastating threat posed to oceans by plastic.
A WWF analysis reports that 40% of rivers are polluted with sewage that can harm wildlife and put human health at risk.
Two initiatives involving industry aim to stop ocean plastic pollution at the source.
Chemical & Engineering News.
The issue of plastic pollution along Pakistan’s coast is a major concern and is worsening due to inadequate solid waste disposal systems.
Lahore Daily Times, Pakistan.