China has long been the world's worst when it comes to air pollution, but a new study suggests that India's trouble is now on par with China's and poised to exceed it.
Newly-discovered radiation levels in one of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant’s reactors are stunningly high.
Scientists working in the waters off the coast of South America have released the first images of the stunning Amazon Reef.
Neighbors of a Dartmouth College property where for years the Ivy League school disposed of mice and other small animals used in science experiments say they fear pollution from th...
Odds are old Saint Nick was happy to flee the North Pole to make his annual rounds this Christmas.
London may be known for its drizzly weather, but in 1952 the city's quintessential fog cover turned deadly, and no one knew why — until now.
In the aftermath of the world's worst nuclear disaster in Chernobyl in 1986, which resulted in radiation that ultimately reached as far as Japan and the US, the Soviet Union slappe...
During World War II, St. Louis was home to a purification plant for raw uranium ore as part of the Manhattan Project, which led to a dumping ground and storage site for radioactive...
There's an enormous, floating "island" of trash in the Pacific Ocean, and it's much bigger than previously believed, reports the Guardian.
A river basin in southern Asia is so enormous that 750 million people rely on it for their groundwater.