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Air quality is plateauing in the US. INSIDER analyzed EPA data to find the cities with the worst air quality so far in 2019.
The algae epidemic suffocating the Caribbean has hit a scary milestone — the world’s largest seaweed bloom now stretches from Africa to Me...
NASA satellites have identified the world's largest seaweed bloom. A leading algae researcher says this is probably the new normal.
In the years after the US Environmental Protection Agency was founded, the agency dispatched photographers to document pollution and contamination.
You might be eating and drinking microplastics that weigh as much as a credit card every week: Study
Shellfish, beer and salt recorded the highest levels of plastic content, according to the World Wildlife Fund.
14 Orang Asli have died after an outbreak, and experts are blaming environmental destruction for their declining health
Due to logging and pollution, many of the Bateq people are malnourished, or "skin and bones", one expert said.
The ‘dead zone’ in the Gulf of Mexico may grow to the size of Massachusetts this summer. That could make seafood more expensive.
The Gulf of Mexico's "dead zone" is an area of oxygen-starved water off the coast. Its size fluctuates depending on how much run-off enters the ocean.
More plastic pollution is swirling in the deep ocean than in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It’s even showing up in the intestines of sea crea...
An exploration of the sea floor in Monterey Bay revealed that the highest amount of microplastics accumulates 2,000 feet below the surface.
21 young people are suing the US government, claiming a constitutional right to a stable climate. Here’s what happened in court.
In a landmark court case, young people are suing the US government over climate change. A panel of judges will decide whether it goes to trial.
Air pollution kills more people each year than smoking — but it’s not the only dangerous pollutant you encounter on a daily basis
Today marks the 35th annual World Environment Day, and this year's focus is air pollution. Here's how various kinds of pollution affect your health.
Robert Downey Jr. has vowed to use robotics and AI to significantly clean up the Earth in the next decade
At his talk at Amazon's Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space conference he announced a new initiative called Footprint Coalition.