A super-efficient shower fixture that reduces water waste by 70 percent is gaining enthusiastic backing from some of Silicon Valley's biggest names, reaping in some $1.38 million in just two days.
Millions of people worldwide can't afford to keep their homes warm, but few realise the heat wasted in our energy system could provide the answer.
A team from Macquarie University has proved for the first time that even low concentrations of antibiotics are polluting waterways, according to a study published today in Frontiers in Microbiology.
Outdoor enthusiasts in Utah were urged Wednesday to use caution along a river tainted by a toxic waste spill at an abandoned gold mine in Colorado a week ago.
Workers from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accidentally triggered a massive release of toxic waste from an old gold mine that sent about three million gallons of polluted water into a Colorado river, turning ...
Somenath Mitra, distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, was awarded a patent last month for a next-generation water desalination and purification technology that uses uniquely absorbent carbon nanotubes ...
A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab.
A new strain of yeast called Yarrowia lipolytica Y-3492 has been found to be very active in waste water treatment. The discovery was made by by microbiologists from Kazan Federal University during their research at Western ...
An efficient solution to a historic drought, or an environmentally risky pact with the devil?
Rivers and streams could be a major source of antibiotic resistance in the environment.