Are fish getting high on cocaine? Scientists have discovered morphine, cocaine and oxycodone in the surface waters in Canadian rivers.
A new material that mimics coral could help remove toxic heavy materials from the ocean. The new material could be huge when it comes to conservation efforts and cleaning up the environment.
Mercury pollution has increased drastically over the 20th century. Scientists have studied a 600-year-old ice core and have found that global mercury levels have increased in the atmosphere quickly in the modern era.
Scientists have officially predicted this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone." According to new research, this hypoxic zone will be approximately 5,438 square miles, or about the size of Connecticut.
Scientists may have gotten one of their earliest looks at human pollution with the help of some 400,000-year-old teeth.
Aluminum contamination may be impacting bee cognition. Researchers have found that aluminum contamination may be contributing to the decline in bumblebee populations.
When it comes to mobile phones, the environment may be in trouble.
For those on insulin, traffic pollution may be a huge problem.
Scientists have discovered that deep water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths of 2,000 feet are more are suffering health problems due to human-caused pollution.
Trash enters our world's oceans in unprecedented amounts each year. Now, though, researchers have taken a closer look at the impact of manmade debris on marine species.
Each year, tons of plastic is dumped into the ocean. Plastic grocery bags, beverage bottles, food wrappers, toys and other bits of plastic slowly drift out to sea from estuaries, seashores and landfills. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at the plastic being dumped in the world's oceans.