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Every day thousands of animals across the world are killed for food. Rats, frogs and countless other small animals are also dissected in the name of education and large amounts of meat waste enters the multi-billion pound pet food industry.
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One Washington, D.C. based art exhibit is adding perspective and a breath of fresh air to a topic that's often saturated with scientific jargon and data -- climate change.
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A recent study has found that autism is linked to pollution in the environment and may be triggered by harmful toxins.
THE nuclear bomb and submarine basess at Faslane and Coulport near Helensburgh are seeking permission to increase the amount of radioactive waste they can discharge into the Clyde and the air, the Sunday Herald can reveal.
California has announced it will begin requiring manufacturers to reduce toxins in children's sleeping merchandise and some household items.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono left Saturday for Sumatra, to take the lead in an operation to combat massive forest fires, which has so far proved fruitless.
The Union of Concerned Scientists reports that, thanks to global warming, insects previously stopped by cold winters are already moving to higher latitudes, a phenomenon that could expose an extra 2 billion people, mostly in developing countries, to the dengue virus over the next half century.
Apparently without even a hint of shame, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi declared recently that she cares "deeply about protecting our waterways and environment."
The environmental community and the business/development community do not always see eye to eye.
As more environmentally conscious Americans do their bit to help clear the air by paying up for an eco-friendly Prius or a sporty Tesla, a damaging form of polluted rain is falling in China.
The U.S. will struggle to endorse a climate treaty that hurts trade while Brazil and India want richer countries to take the lead in limiting environmental change as global warming talks in Bonn enter their final day.
Environmental advocates have a compelling story to tell, but it has been hard to get people to listen.
Despite a plethora of new environmental regulations in China over the last decade or so, for a long time it felt as if "the more things changed the more they stayed the same".
Using a new, cutting-edge isotopic tool, researchers have reconstructed the temperature history of a climatically important region in the Pacific Ocean.
Human activity in Africa significantly contributes to air pollution. However, no detailed data regarding country-by-country pollutant emissions in the continent was available until now.
Last week, the House voted overwhelmingly to pass an energy efficiency bill similar to a proposal currently floating around the Senate since last year, except the Senate bill does more.