Despite legislation meant to enact safety practices to prevent coal miners from getting black lung disease, workers are still being exposed to high levels of dust.
Dr. Alain Labrique of Johns Hopkins speaks about the current global health crisis at Rio + Social. Rio + Social was held the night before Rio+20.
Singer Erik Wennergrens has released his debut single to raise awareness about the environment. He is releasing the song ahead of the UN's upcoming conference on sustainable development, RIO + 20.
Residents in Stonington, Conn. are complaining about an overwhelming smell on their shoreline. They say rotten seaweed has landed on the beach, causing it to attract flies and smell like rotten eggs.
Native Americans' tribal lands along the Louisiana coast are washing away as sea levels rise and marshes sink. PBS NewsHour reports.
May 29, 2012
Kevin Pereira, host of G4's Attack of the Show, talks to Cornell engineering professor Tony Ingraffea about the dangers of hydraulic fracking.
The Seed Project is a global environmental installation where people plant seeds creating individual art projects around the planet.
Michelle Waldgeir, representative of one of the largest vendors of solar panels on the East Coast, speaks to Patch about breaking down the process of solar panels and what consumers should expect.
PBS NewsHour broadcasts the Supreme Court arguments on Texas redistricting environmental rules.
CNBC reports on the importance of using plant-based materials, as opposed to plastics, for bottling.
Kansas State University doctoral student, Ayomi Perera, was awarded a $500 scholarship for her research on how to make alternative energy a little greener. Here she explains her research.
Georgia-based Okabashi footwear is 100 percent vegan made from recycled materials. Okabashi shoes and sandals typically last two to four years, are machine washable/dishwasher-safe, and are 100 recyclable.
Sales of Fair Trade products increased by approximately 75 percent in 2011.
According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), by 2050, the world's growing population will use 55 percent more water in their homes, to grow food, and to produce electricity and manufactured goods. To ensure enough water to meet this demand, we will need to stop wasting it and find new ways to make sure there's enough to go around.