Underground fires threaten the health of people and livestock living near mines supporting the country’s growing coal industry.
An illness caused by rotavirus could recede as temperatures warm, whereas wetter conditions might favor some bacterial competitors.
A bill in the Brazilian congress could grant a wide expansion for mining on Indigenous lands. New research shows how this could radically affect isolated peoples.
Field kits used in Bangladesh to test arsenic exposure from contaminated drinking water are effective in comparison to expensive laboratory arsenic tests.
Models suggest that thousands of Australians experienced dangerous levels of air pollution for several months, leading to more than a hundred deaths.
After a flood, most people rely on officials to test public water sources. Private well owners are on their own, with little data to guide testing and treatment. New research seeks to change that.
A Houston nonprofit identified 14 native “super tree” species that are particularly promising for mitigating climate change and public health concerns.
In Peru, gold mining harms rain forests and human health. Satellite data can now track forest recovery in protected areas and the migration of informal miners to less regulated areas.
New research outlines how pine needles offer a simple, low-cost means of assessing particulate matter pollution.