Contaminated tap water causes 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, according to a new study from scientists with the Environmental Working Group. Most of the cancer risk is from naturally occurring
Those who can afford to drill the deepest wells are the ones who get the water, while those who can’t are forced to abandon their property. WILLCOX, Ariz. — Lynda Reynolds dreamed of retiring in the Arizona
Residents are desperately trying to conserve water in the Native village of Nanwalek, located on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage. The village, home to the Sugpiaq tribe, is currently in a drought.
As sugar was to the 18th and 19th centuries, so chicken is to the 20th and 21st centuries. It has been turned into one of the defining commodities of our era. A luxury until it underwent its industrial
Hate to be the bearer of bad news, buuuut if you're not cleaning your washing machine—as in the appliance that's designed to do the cleaning for you—then that top you're currently wearing (super cute,
LAHOU-KPANDA, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - The village of Lahou-Kpanda is sinking. In the past 30 years, residents of the once-thriving historic town 140 km southwest of the Ivorian capital Abidjan have seen
Delray Beach, Florida (CNN) — Guus van Kesteren moved to Delray Beach 23 years ago. His home here is on the the town's barrier island and backs up to the Intracoastal Waterway, which separates the island
Climate change remains the greatest threat to the Australian natural treasure, and things are not looking good. SYDNEY ― The outlook for the iconic Great Barrier Reef was downgraded from “poor” to “very
Newark's years-long water crisis could be resolved within the next 30 months under an ambitious new plan to replace thousands of contaminated pipes, as state, city and county officials announced Monday.
It’s impossible to withdraw millions of gallons of water and not have an impact Merrillee Malwitz-Jipson The crystal blue waters of Ginnie Springs have long been treasured among the string of pearls that
Logging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on about 15bn litres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,000 people, a peer-reviewed study has found. If logging in Thomson
Long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte is helping collect scientific samples in a vortex of ocean plastic. Roughly a thousand miles southwest of San Francisco, Ben Lecomte, a 52-year-old French long-distance
The World Health Organization says there's not enough evidence to conclude that microplastics — which exist nearly everywhere in the environment and show up in drinking water — pose any risk to human but
In “On the Edge,” photographer J. Henry Fair shows how sea-level rise is slowly eating away at coastal communities and landscapes. As climate change pushes sea levels higher around the world, the water
LEH, India—The Ladakh region of northern India is one of the world’s highest, driest inhabited places. For centuries, meltwater from winter snows in the Himalayan mountains sustained the tiny villages