Hundreds of feet beneath the Black Hills, a team of scientists and researchers snake through dark, narrow and silent corridors of ancient rock to reach their goal: what is thought to be some of the purest water on Earth.
Diplomats gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a climate-rescue pact to be adopted at a year-end UN conference in Paris.
The 195-nation UN climate talks resume Monday when rank-and-file diplomats gather in Bonn to lay the foundation for a global climate pact to be inked in December.
As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: "How will it affect my livelihood?"
The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.
Longer, more severe, and hotter droughts and a myriad of other threats, including diseases and more extensive and severe wildfires, are threatening to transform some of the world's temperate forests, a new study published ...
Beach sand contains all kinds of microorganisms, including those that can harm human health. Yet current guidelines are focused exclusively on monitoring the levels of microbes in the water.
Dr. Olivier Lepez, coordinator of PYROCHAR, explains how the project team has developed an energy- and cost-efficient process to thermo-chemically convert municipal sewage sludge into useful biochar and synthetic gas.
Researchers from Lund University, Sweden, and USA have shown that our understanding of how organic material is decomposed by fungi and bacteria is fundamentally wrong. This means that climate models that include microorganisms ...
Dr Elfrida Carstea discusses the FLUORO-BOOST project's findings on the potential of fluorescence spectroscopy for improving the energy efficiency of wastewater treatment works.