A grassroots anti-noise movement aims to silence a serious urban health threat. Not everyone is on board.
Fears that the tusks are being peddled as elephant ivory have some experts seeking protections for the extinct animals, too. Not everyone agrees.
The country plans to release the modified seeds this year or next. Will they benefit the small farmers they were designed for?
The former Yugoslav republic, slow to reform and mired in squabbles with Greece, struggles each winter with some of the worst air pollution in Europe.
The nation has struggled to contain sometimes record-setting air pollution — a result of traffic, industry, and in some regions, heavy reliance on wood burning.
Fated by geography, the San Joaquin Valley’s surfeit of cows, cars, crops, and oil produce air pollution that weighs heavily on public health.
As new research reveals the heavy toll of air pollution on Chinese citizens, the country’s leadership struggles to balance growth and public health.
From Lagos to Onitsha and Port Harcourt, Nigeria’s southern region suffers off-the-charts air pollution. Leaders are doing little to help.
Though only a small part of the nation’s GDP, brickmaking plays an outsized role in the spread of air pollution — and disease — in Dhaka and beyond.
This month on the Undark podcast: the toll of human-caused wildfires, rescuing snakes to prevent human-animal conflict, and capturing the impacts of an ambient killer.
Larry C. Price visited seven countries to examine the impacts of PM2.5 air pollution, and to uncover what’s being done—or not—to address this ambient and ultimately controllable killer.
Air pollution kills one million Indians annually. In the northern city of Patna, the problem shaves four years, on average, off residents’ lives.