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Hundreds of toxic chemicals fall off the EPA’s radar when they spill into our waterways.
Who's to blame for the modern antibiotics crisis? It started with the same guys who invented Spam.
A new government report adds four more industrial chemicals to a growing number of carcinogens.
INVASIVES WEEK: How have invasive species managed to throw Kauai’s five-million-year-old ecosystem into jeopardy in just 200 years? Simple: They’ve worked together.
INVASIVES WEEK: I did my thing for the environment by feasting on strange creatures at a weirdly delicious New Haven sushi restaurant.
INVASIVES WEEK: Ravenous and hardy, green crabs are eating up Maine’s softshell clams. How did a crustacean no wider than a credit card get an entire state fishery in its pincers?
INVASIVES WEEK: Not the lobster! Alien green crabs are gobbling up Maine’s seafood industry.
Those aren’t tree zits. They’re an epidemic of tiny tree-sapping insects spread by climate change.
Craft brewers unite to save beer's most important ingredient: water.
Agriculture runoff is choking Lake Erie. Are lawmakers finally ready to tell farmers to knock it off?
Without KXL, tar sands are a bad investment. By fighting the pipeline, activists have disrupted the industry’s bottom line.
The EPA’s new oil refinery rules are another half-step toward environmental justice.
A traditional Mediterranean delicacy kills hundreds of thousands of songbirds each autumn. A new documentary goes on the hunt for the bird trappers.
What's that collection of numbers and letters all about? Get to know the next big, bad pesticide in conventional agriculture.
The president’s executive order is meant to address the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. So why doesn’t it tackle one of the main culprits: factory farms?
The Endangered Species Act now protects 22 species of coral. Here are the four freakiest.