- Flint fights lead poisoning with farmers markets and cooking classeson October 22, 2019 at 11:30 am
A number of programs are working to encourage good nutrition for children in order to prevent recurring effects of the neurotoxin on growing bodi...
- We're hiring! Looking for a director of audience solutionson October 22, 2019 at 11:29 am
From the beginning we have aimed to drive good science and journalism into public discussion and policy on our environment and health. Our missio...
- How Dove is ditching virgin plastic packagingon October 22, 2019 at 10:02 am
Dove is aiming to cut its virgin plastic use by 20,000 tons a year by 2025.
- What is 'environmental injustice' and why is the Guardian covering it?on October 21, 2019 at 1:46 pm
Five luminaries explain the concept of 'environmental justice' and reveal why, alongside the climate crisis, it is one of the most pres...
- Study links Milwaukee gun violence to high lead levels in early childhoodon October 21, 2019 at 11:28 am
The study suggests a correlation between elevated childhood lead levels and the risk of being a victim or perpetrator of gun violence.
- Allen L. Robinson: What you can't see can hurt youon October 21, 2019 at 11:08 am
Although much of the U.S. enjoys cleaner air than in previous decades, we still have work to do.
- Most shoes are made with lots of plastic. Can that change?on October 21, 2019 at 10:34 am
Sports, sex, and fashion shaped modern footwear design—and left shoes filled with plastics. There may be solutions in sight.
- Aaron E. Carroll: Five reasons the diet soda myth won't dieon October 21, 2019 at 9:18 am
Repeated studies on a health bogeyman help explain wider problems with food research.
- Erin Brockovich sounds alarm over PFAS contamination after more Queensland sites revealedon October 21, 2019 at 2:32 am
The US activist is warning all levels of government in Australia to act swiftly to prevent the spread of PFAS chemical contamination, with more a...
- Merrimack protesters demand more PFAS contamination response from Saint-Gobainon October 21, 2019 at 2:26 am
Residents protested outside the Saint-Gobain plastics factory in Merrimack Sunday, calling for more response to PFAS chemical contamination in th...
- UVM scientists team up with high schoolers to test for leadon October 21, 2019 at 1:46 am
In partnership with Winooski and Burlington high school students, researchers plan to dramatically expand a database of lead test results around ...
- Now retired, top U.S. environmental scientist feels free to speak her mindon October 19, 2019 at 6:52 pm
Linda Birnbaum held the top slot at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for 1 decade
- Maine officials want to crack down on PFAS polluterson October 19, 2019 at 6:48 pm
The DEP isn't waiting on the feds to take action when it comes to the clean up of so-called 'forever chemicals.'
- How Coca-Cola undermines plastic recycling effortson October 19, 2019 at 4:18 pm
Audio obtained by The Intercept reveals how Coca-Cola’s “green” philanthropy helped squelch an important tool in fighting the p...
- Spraying for mosquito-spread EEE virus in Michigan kills good bugson October 19, 2019 at 4:15 pm
The Mitchell's satyr butterfly, called by the Michigan DNR 'one of the world's rarest butterflies,' is in the area being spra...
- A new report ranks the cleanliness of airline water. It’s not greaton October 19, 2019 at 11:59 am
Next time you're on a plane, you may want to pass on the coffee or tea.
- WATCH: How plastics—and the chemicals in and attached to them—threaten future generationson October 18, 2019 at 11:24 am
Redesign plastics. Reform chemical regulation. Recharge health advocates. That was the take-home message from Pete Myers—chair, founder, an...
- Study shows world’s most common pesticide a danger to deeron October 18, 2019 at 11:23 am
A groundbreaking study conducted by scientists in South Dakota has found that the world's most widely used family of pesticides — neon...
- 95% of tested baby foods in the US contain toxic metals, report sayson October 18, 2019 at 11:21 am
Tests of 168 baby foods by an advocacy group found 95% contain toxic metals that can lead a loss of IQ and developmental delays in infants.
- Toxic PCBs linger in schools; EPA, lawmakers fail to acton October 18, 2019 at 11:20 am
Millions of fluorescent light ballasts containing PCBs probably remain in schools and day care centers across the U.S. four decades after the che...