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.
Scientists are dedicated to understanding the complexities of the Earth’s carbon cycle—and how our actions can throw it off.
A skeleton crew braves the first research cruise since the pandemic began.
Científicos descubren que condados altamente contaminados en los Estados Unidos tendrán una tasa de mortalidad por COVID19 4.5 veces más grande que aquellos condados similares.
A greater understanding of lightning mechanisms is spurring the development of more accurate weather forecasting, increased public health precautions, and a more sophisticated understanding of lightning itself.
As scientists wait, worry, and hunker down, they’re also looking ahead to how their projects will need to adapt.
At the intersection of human health and the environment, the emerging field called geohealth can teach us how not to repeat mistakes made in past disasters.
Scientists find that highly polluted counties in the United States will have a COVID-19 death rate 4.5 times higher than those with low pollution if they’re otherwise similar.