Researchers who analyzed a history of tsunamis along the Pacific coast of Japan's Tohoku region have learned that seawalls higher than 5 meters reduce damage and death, while coastal forests also p
Between 3,540 and 6,510 new cancer cases in Ontario each year result from environmental factors, says a new report from Cancer Care Ontario and Public Health Ontario (PHO).
Scientists say they are a step closer to providing effective treatments for three "neglected" diseases after making a chemical which can kill the parasites that cause the illnesses.
Researchers are rethinking plant breeding strategies to improve the development of new high-yielding, stress-tolerant cereal varieties.
Experts call for new conservation guidelines after research shows 90% of tropical amphibian and reptile species are affected by the 'edge effect' and forest islands less than 500m in diameter are p
In the future, people in the Himalayas will have to contend with flooding, while those in the Andes will have longer dry spells and less water.
A new study suggests that improvements in air quality over the Potomac watershed, including the Washington, D.C., metro area, may be responsible for recent progress on water quality in the Chesapea
As palm oil production expands from Southeast Asia into tropical regions of the Americas and Africa, vulnerable forests and species on four continents face increased risk of loss, a new Duke Univer
Research by UCLA biologists published today in the journal Science Advances presents strong evidence that the scientific reason advanced by the U.S.
Researchers developed an affordable way to monitor rivers and stream flow, 24/7, using open source products.
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