Environmental groups say the decision was purely political and could result in the contamination of water supplies.
Churchill, Manitoba, in Canada has become famous as the place to spot polar bears - but it's also one of the rare places you can swim with Beluga whales.
In the new book "Downriver," Heather Hansman paddles the length of the Green River—the biggest tributary of the Colorado River - in an attempt to understand the fight overwater, and what's going to happen to those battles in a hotter, drier, more crowded future.
"It undoes all our hard work and proves once again that we are using plastic with our eyes closed," author Martin Dorey said.
Pruitt's actions provide a glimpse into what he means by "environmental stewardship."
At least 1,000 turtles die every year from plastic in the ocean.
Environmentalists must ensure that Trump's agencies follow proper legal procedures before suspending or revoking these regulations.
Two of Russia's top environmentalists have taken issue with Dr. Jill Stein's relationship with Putin.
The figure represents a 60 percent increase over 2014's death toll for environmental activists.
The EU provides these regulations and more to protect domestic environmental laws.
So think twice before chucking them in the blue bin.
A host of Californian political and business leaders are Paris to tout their state's success as a carbon-slashing powerhouse.
Thanks to a host of ingenious tech tweaks, air travel is light-years better for the planet than it used to be.
We eat wild fish without a thought, and it's having a devastating effect on ocean ecosystems.
Wildlife conservation will not necessarily be enhanced by a total ban on hunting.
Frequently asked questions about Newsweek's annual rankings of the environmental impact efforts of the world's largest companies.