Get used to algae blooms, they may be coming to a body of water near you
Treated sewage could be the safest, most environmentally sound source of tap water yet—if we can get over the yuck factor
The EPA plans to reevaluate standards for tritium in water
Biofuels Land Grab: Guatemala's Farmers Lose Plots and Prosperity to "Energy Independence" [Slide Show]
Across the globe, local farmers are being displaced to make way for energy crop plantations
From liquid coal to biofuels, military and commercial aviators are searching for domestically sourced, cost-effective and clean alternatives to petroleum-derived jet fuel
Africa's second-most endangered predator breaks out of the reserves created to protect it. Now, biologists are finding that it's own urine can be used to contain it
Scientists are struggling to get a grasp on the huge volumes of water flowing through the world's oceans
What the Frack? Natural Gas from Subterranean Shale Promises U.S. Energy Independence--With Environmental Costs [Slide Show]
Natural gas cracked out of shale deposits may mean the U.S. has a stable supply for a century--but at what cost to the environment and human health?
The mountain pine beetle overall devastates ecosystems, affecting about 3.4 million acres of forest in Colorado since the outbreak started in 1996
As global population continues to grow, managing the relationships between water, food and energy is becoming increasingly critical. Businesses need to react to the challenge and be mindful of the important role they play in implementing solutions.
New research suggests that planting gardens atop roofs or painting them white could offset both the local urban heat island effect and global warming, although one roof type does not cover all situations
The impacts of extreme weather are being felt by us all and scientific research points to a likely worsening of weather patterns in the next decades. Therefore, it is imperative to think carefully about how we build the infrastructure of the future to increase the resilience of our societies
Landmark project celebrates 50 years of tracking wolves and moose on a protected archipelago in Michigan's Lake Superior
From the residue of mining to untreated sewage, the world is grappling with a host of environmental problems
Mass deaths of South Africa's Nile crocodiles puzzle biologists
A swim with sewage aims to call attention to cleaning the Gowanus Canal, and other polluted waters in the U.S.
The growing scarcity of freshwater due to rising water demands and a changing climate is increasingly seen as a major risk for the global economy. Consumer awareness, private sector initiatives, governmental regulation and targeted investments are urgently needed to move towards sustainable water use.
Long viewed as a stately procession to a foregone conclusion, planetary formation turns out to be startlingly chaotic
As demand for freshwater soars, planetary supplies are becoming unpredictable. Existing technologies could avert a global water crisis, but they must be implemented soon
Find out how divers clean out the buildup in a sewage overflow tunnel