Medical experts say climate change affects human health in direct ways, by the spread of water- and mosquito-borne diseases for example, and indirectly, such as through hunger.
To conserve the planet's ecosystems and their diverse plant and animal species, human populations should consume less meat, according to Florida International University researchers.
Next week, a visual and infrared camera designed at Arizona State University will pass 60,000 orbits of the Red Planet.
In a study that contradicts the received wisdom on health impacts of climate change, scientists say that we shouldn't expect substantial reduction in winter deaths as a result of global warming. This new research is published ...
Measures taken to protect ecosystems and the environment could also deliver public health benefits, according to a study published today.
In many developing countries, using solid fuels in open fires for cooking and heating creates everyday health concerns, right in the home.
Two Virginia Tech researchers found that when it comes to fighting malaria, teamwork pays off.
A new study finds that while Democrats are generally more "pro-science" than other political groups, Republicans are also inclined to defer to science across a range of policy issues. In fact, there are only four issues where ...
China has made significant progress increasing access to tap water and sanitation services, and has sharply reduced the burden of waterborne and water-related infectious diseases over the past two decades. However, in a study ...
The global supply of fruits and vegetables falls short of the needs of the population, according to a study by researchers at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health.