A year after buying his dream home in Los Angeles, Gary Gless started falling down and breaking bones.
Over two years after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan was devastated by a tsunami, radioactive water is still leaking into the ocean, spelling more trouble for the local fishing industry along the coast of Fukushima prefecture.
AS VITAL chemicals go, it's hard to beat ammonia. Industrial production began in the early 20th century, and it played a key role in the second world war and in two Nobel prizes.
Artist Sarah Hall’s collection of glass facades are beautiful and good for the environment!
Saving the world one cardboard chair at a time
Arctic ice is losing its reflective sheen.
What could possibly go wrong on a trip to the beach? We'll tell you.
Climate change and destructive fishing methods harm the ecosystem and the lives of fishermen.
Microbial fuel cells are a prime example of environmental biotechnology that turns the treatment of organic wastes into a source of electricity.
Coral reefs teem with a diverse array of life and colour, but in many places around the world, their future is uncertain.
Optimize your performance. Or just make it pretty.
Back in 2008, researchers discovered a massive hydrothermal vent system in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, between Greenland and Norway.
A team of scientists at the University of Colorado, Boulder, have achieved what appears to be the "holy grail" of water splitting technology for the production and storage of clean, abundant energy. Because sunlight is free, I'm calling this "free en
We’ve recently looked at ocean-based energy storage system concepts from MIT and Subhydro AS that are designed to overcome the intermittency problems of renewable energy....
Not counting the sometimes alarmist reports from environmental and consumer groups (see for instance: "Groups file legal action for EPA to stop sale of 200+ nanosilver products"), the ongoing discussion among scientists about the potential environmen
Wolves work with bears to protect berries.
Today scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium released their annual measurement of the Gulf Dead Zone, which measured 5,800 square miles, larger than the state of Connecticut.
As part of its Future of Home Living, PSFK shows the GreenHood from Italian glam-kitchen designer Snaidero and appliance-maker Falmec. They say it " helps eliminates odors while sanitizing the air around it, using a technology ......
A joint U.S. military exercise gone wrong has caused trouble Down Under after two Marine Corps jets recently dropped four bombs on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Major earthquakes can topple buildings, cause landslides and spawn tsunamis. Now scientists say they can do something else: set off the release of methane gas from the seabed.
Can we all stop worrying about global warming?
Workers fled the leaking natural gas well hours before it caught fire, once again shedding light on the Gulf of Mexico's risky relationship with offshore drilling.
As if ruptured pipelines, train explosions and drilling rig fires weren't enough ways for oil to damage the environment, oil companies are now creating new types of disasters.
Homes being built in this Hudson Valley cul-de-sac in New Paltz, NY, offer prospective buyers wooded lots, pretty views and -- oh yes -- the promise of thumbing your nose at the power utility.
A new study from Western University shows the winds of change may be blowing when it comes to operating large-scale turbines in rural Ontario.
Good news from the jungles of Africa. The rate of deforestation in the centre of the continent is down by more than a third – and the savannah woodlands to the north and south may actually be increasing.
A sudden methane burp in the Arctic could set the world back a colossal $60 trillion.
A study published by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the Nature Geoscience journal discusses the potential of the algae growth caused by melting glaciers in Greenland, is actually having a positive effect on the environment.
Once it's created, plastic (almost) never dies. While in 12th grade Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao went in search of a new bacteria to biodegrade plastic...
Electric scooters, with their small physical footprint and non-gas powered drivetrain, are pretty good for the planet right?