Complex hydrological processes—not just the amount of rainfall—help determine where malaria-transmitting mosquitoes can thrive.
More than 70 passive sensors on Mount Etna have captured the first radon measurements in volcanic plumes and show that radon could affect people around volcanoes.
Natural gas production has been booming in southwestern Pennsylvania, but it may also yield multiple health complaints, especially for residents surrounded by oil and gas facilities.
New research documents dangerously high levels of lead in the soils of New York City parks and growing communities.
Two recent studies show how climate affects human pandemics and how pandemics, in turn, alter the environment.
Fine particulate matter from dust storms can exacerbate respiratory diseases, and now scientists have shown that critical care hospital visits spike during and after such events.
An innovative clinical trial uses “two-way participation” between Navajo and medical communities to study the impact of zinc on mitigating health effects associated with uranium mining.
A community-based citizen science study on spontaneously combusting coal-mine waste heaps in Myanmar underpins the development of risk management plans to protect individuals and communities.
Papers are invited for a special collection presenting advances in understanding of the impacts of mining on human, ecosystem, and Earth surface environmental health.
A new database reveals dimmer cities, empty farming fields, and vacant ports.