Researchers have devised new methods to turn toxic asbestos mine tailings into innocuous piles of carbonate rock and draw down atmospheric carbon dioxide at the same time.
The discovery, made in the Italian Alps, confirms the ubiquity of plastic pollution worldwide.
Water in the Native World: The Intersection of Hydrology and Indigenous Knowledge; Pablo, Montana, 1–4 August 2018
Utah Lake’s fish contain high levels of a potential carcinogen. Could removing some bottom-feeders reduce this contamination?
An industry group says recycling coal ash, the second-largest U.S. waste stream, helps the environment and economy. Recycling has a role but also raises concerns, environmentalists argue.
Clear lake water under highly polluted conditions might necessitate a rethink of water management policies and pollutant mitigation.
A recent commentary in GeoHealth highlighted the health risks for people living close to large-scale livestock farms.
Scientific efforts must ratchet up in the face of rising climate change denial, Governor Brown said to a roomful of scientists.
Unforeseen political disputes could arise as countries assess who's responsible for the cleanup of the Cold War relics.
Scientists probe the Pacific to determine how far the damage from one of the largest nuclear meltdowns in history extends.