A Cuvier's beaked whale found washed up on a beach in France died after eating 16kg of plastic waste.
A study found levels of arsenic and uranium in private wells at concentrations higher than the Environmental Protection Agency's drinking water standards.
Increased amounts of abandoned dog waste in the area prompted one local organization to come up with an unusual solution.
The dogs found in Dzerzhinsk, Russia, have been placed under observation for a week after they were seen wandering near a disused factory.
The car-making industry has found itself split amid a legal dispute over air pollution standards between those that support Donald Trump and those that don't.
California wants to uphold an Obama-era policy that requires automakers to produce vehicles that can hit 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, but the Trump administration wants to ease the standard to 37 miles per gallon.
A referendum is about be held on whether to change how Bern regulates companies operating abroad, with far-reaching implications for climate change and human rights.
Scientists have discovered polluted air has an impact on the health of babies while they are still in the womb.
Russia's emergencies ministry is investigating the cause of the deaths of marine animals in the region.
Vacaville faces very unhealthy levels of air pollution as wildfires burn across the region, producing heavy smoke.
The cumulative amount of plastic in the ocean by 2040 could reach 600 million tons, according to a report.
Nornickel is already being investigated for a 20,000-metric ton oil spill last month that activists say has destroyed sea life near Norilsk.
Mercury is a potent neurotoxin that can lead to neurological damage.
The author's of the assessment say cleaner air is also responsible for fewer work absences and premature births.
Some in the plastics industry have seized on the pandemic to argue the push for reusable materials was misguided and unhygienic. That's simply not the case.
Scientists, religious leaders and entrepreneurs are calling to "flatten the curve" of climate change's negative effects, as the COVID-19 lockdown has seen air quality skyrocket and industrial pollution decline.
Researchers compared LEGO bricks that have washed up to pristine sets from the 1970s and 1980s to calculate their lifespan.
Plastic covered in algae and micro-organisms could be releasing a smell that encourages sea turtles to mistake it for food.
Scientists analyzed a core sample taken from the Dasuopu glacier on Shishapangma, the world's 14th highest mountain.
"If people want to see us as the rubbish dump of the world, you dream on," Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin told the press.
A Canberra, Australia woman collapsed after disembarking from a plane at Canberra Airport and later died, allegedly due to inhaling smoke from Australian wildfires.
A man sentenced for gang-raping a 23-year-old woman on a bus claims high levels of pollution in Delhi's air and water is already cutting his life short, using it as an argument to change his sentence.
Stormwater is the greatest source of pollution in the ocean, rivers and lakes of Los Angeles County, according to Heal the Bay.
President Donald Trump espoused his new environmental rollbacks concerning the automotive industry today, but consumer advocates say the cost of filling up the gas tank could increase.
Known as the Detroit Dock, a site where uranium was processed for nuclear weapons partially collapsed into the already polluted Detroit River, causing concern from both U.S. and Canadian officials.
The new estimate based on samples collected in California 8.3 million per cubic meter—not ten as previously calculated.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for the case, Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Christian.
Discussing their organization World War Zero, Arnold Schwarzenegger and former Senator John Kerry expressed the importance of showing that environmental policy is a bipartisan issue.
Pollution in New Delhi peaked this month, reaching levels not seen in three years. In some parts of the city, the Air Quality Index approached 1,000—more than three times what is considered hazardous.