This post and slideshow were co-written and compiled by researchers Omar Malik, Laura Johnson, Avi Allison, Kelly Coplin, Nora Hawkins, Susanne Stahl and Sarah Guy at the Yale Center for Environmental
Take a second and watch older Arctic sea ice -- represented by white and lighter colors -- expand and retreat in this animation. By the end of the time-lapse, it's strikingly clear that older sea ice declined
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has issued a clarion call for immediate action on climate change. Speaking in Jakarta on Sunday, he described it as a threat on par with terrorism: "Perhaps the world's
Cure for: Stress or anxiety Next time your buttons get pushed, reach for a banana, says Molly Kimball, RD, a certified specialist in sports dietetics with Ochsner’s Elmwood Fitness Center in New Orleans.
So much for "no waste." Athletic events are well underway at the 2014 Winter Olympics, which means that their environmental toll is halfway to forgotten. When world athletes gathered for the 2012 Summer
India has announced plans to build the world’s biggest solar-power generating facility on a salt-producing plain in Rajasthan, but experts say the massive project may still face ecological hurdles. The
At the same time as global demand for freshwater soars, surging industrial processes have made it more toxic than ever. It’s estimated that by 2030, the world’s freshwater demand will outstrip supply 40%.
"Organic" has been the buzzword of significance over the past decade in the food industry, and while it hasn't gained popularity in the fashion industry as quickly, it's on its way to becoming a mainstay,
In recent years, the prevalence of developmental disorders such as autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dyslexia have soared. While greater awareness and more sophisticated diagnoses
Severe pollution in Beijing has made the Chinese capital "barely suitable" for living, according to an official Chinese report, as the world's second largest economy tries to reduce often hazardous levels