A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit the South Pacific island of Vanuatu on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

As much as 86 tonnes of tiny pieces of plastic known as "microbeads" are washed into the environment in the UK each year from exfoliating scrubs, research has warned.

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state regulators on Wednesday unveiled an updated plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters, the latest attempt by Gov.

Almost 95% of the UK's bathing spots are clean enough to swim in, figures show.

Living close to landfill sites can increase your risk of dying from lung cancer, scientists claim.

On the heels of one of the strongest El Niños on record, climate scientists reveal the world may soon be bracing itself for the arrival of La Niña.

A palm oil industry body on Monday ordered a member company with a 5,000 hectare (12,355 acre) concession in Peru to stop developing new plantations until it can prove it has not cleared any primar

A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report says an estimated 12.6 million people are dying each year globally from ‘unhealthy environment’ alone.

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A landmark commitment by one of the world's largest producers of tissue and paper to stop cutting down Indonesia's prized tropical forests is under renewed scrutiny as the

Delhi is leading the major metropolises of India in controlling air pollution, a study by the think-tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) suggests.