We also visit an icy art installation in Paris, investigate pollution in the world's deepest lake, and explore LA's Latino ska scene.
Nov 23, 2015
Two decades after a mining operation dumped its wastewater into the river that Lower Klity Creek residents depend on for drinking a fishing, villagers are still grappling with the horrific consequences.
The island nation is demanding Canada take back its shipping containers full of rotting food and adult diapers.
The new discoveries include a fish that can (sort of) walk on land and survive for up to four days outside water, and a monkey prone to sneezing fits.
They're putting the park in a city that's not known for great air.
The blasts left at least 70 dead and 500 wounded, and Chinese officials are looking into whether this tragedy was a result of poor safety regulations or practices.
Big Water won't let National Parks get away with preserving nature. Not this time.
Australia will leave the World Heritage Committee Meeting today with a few lessons on the Great Barrier Reef. Only one should have been emphasized, and that's about mining.
I talked to a couple of experts about how the Romanian coastline got so polluted.
A report last week revealed that over 1,300 people have already died prematurely this year alone because of air pollution in London. Here's exactly what it is that's causing those deaths.
According to international media, Paris is now "more polluted than Shanghai and London."
The community was celebrating five years of avoiding eviction, so we went to see how they're getting on.
Photographer Rasel Chowdhury wants to keep track of how pollution is destroying Bangladesh.
A group of remote northern Dene trappers are fighting to preserve some of their traditional land from exploitation.
This could increase the risk of the bears going extinct, as it's tricky to reproduce when your penis is at risk of fracturing in two.
"These are entire villages where every other house contains someone dying of cancer or some sort of respiratory problem," says photojournalist Souvid Datta.
The fluoride-filled water in the rural town of Ban Mae Toen has caused brain damage and deformities, including massive goiters, in many residents.
The country's obsession with bags and wrappers and disposable items is likely bad for the environment—is there any way to change people's deeply ingrained habits? I spoke with an expert in consumer behavior to find out.
More than 120 heads of state came together at the UN headquarters in NYC Tuesday, but most fell short of the bold pledges and tangible vows we desperately need.
Microbeads are tiny plastic beads found in exfoliating gels, body wash, hand soap, and facial scrubs. Though normalized through their ubiquity, these bits of plastic have been causing catastrophic problems in the Great Lakes.
Last Monday, a "tailings pond" dam holding waste from the Mount Polley gold and copper mine in British Columbia broke, spilling billions of gallons of toxic sludge out into pristine lakes and streams. Environmentalists say these dams are disasters in the
Cruise ships have been ploughing their way through Venice's canals—and depositing huge amounts of pollution into the water in the process—for the past couple of decades. Local environmentalists aren't happy about this, and they spent Saturday marching aro…
There are things I'd rather do than worry about not being cosmopolitan enough, like making sure I can afford some kind of sustenance after handing my landlord Bermuda's national debt in rent every single month.
When 30,000 Ecuadorian villagers sued Chevron for devastating the Amazon with 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater, the US-based oil giant's reply was simple: "We will fight the lawsuit until hell freezes over," said a representative. "And then fight it…