Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia
A polluted lake in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
This Photographer Shows Us the Pollution We Can’t See for Ourselves
Flying hundreds of feet above land, J. Henry Fair uncovers everyday environmental catastrophes you probably didn’t know existed.
Will Trump's EPA Address the Likely Carcinogen In Our Drinking Water?
People are exposed to more than 10 times the "safe" amount of this chemical in east LA.
How a Mining Disaster Devastated an Indigenous Group in Brazil
The toxic spill that contaminated the Rio Doce continues to affect the Krenak people.
Greenland Is Very Mad About the Toxic Waste the US Left Buried Under Its Ice
Climate change threatens to melt the ice and expose chemicals and radioactive material.
A Nuclear-Powered US Military Ice Base Will Resurface as the Arctic Melts
Toxic pollutants, including radioactive coolant, are buried there.
Two Stay-at-Home Moms Are Waging War Against the Feds Over Illegal Toxic Waste
What do you do when there's 10,000 barrels of illegally dumped uranium two miles away from your home and the government tells you not to worry about it?
The Italian Mob's Toxic Waste Dumping Is Giving People Cancer
The Camorra mob has been running a multibillion dollar toxic waste disposal racket for decades and it’s killing people around Naples.
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Many Americans Still Live On or Near Toxic Waste
Visual artist Brooke Singer has been investigating US Superfund sites since 2006.
Saving the Environment with Criminals from Bucharest
Since 2007, Romania's courts have been giving criminals a choice between prison and disassembling electronics in warehouses.
Alex Nedea, Photos: George Popescu
The Profiles Issue
How a Hungarian Mayor Saved His Small Town from Environmental Catastrophe
On Toldi Tamás's first day as mayor of Devecser, Hungary, he woke up to a deluge of polluted red mud rapidly flowing through the streets, sweeping away buildings and severely burning the townspeople. The next year would be tough.
The Home of Olive Oil and Mozzarella Is Still the Mafia's Toxic Waste Land
One of Italy's major mafia organizations has made giant profits from disposing of an untold amount of waste, some of it toxic.