Recycling is a simple thing we all do to help try and protect the environment, but it's also big business. But in 2021, the industry is seeing dramatic changes, all powered by artificial intelligence.
2020 has officially been ranked as Earth’s second hottest year, according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Scientists worry that the world is losing about 1% or 2% of its insects each year.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused greenhouse gas emissions in the United States to drop by 10.3% in 2020, according to preliminary data by the Rhodium Group.
The Trump administration on Tuesday finalized changes that weaken the government's enforcement powers under a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species, brushing aside warnings that billions of birds could die as a result.
Huge islands of garbage floating on some rivers in the Balkans are causing an environmental emergency and threatening a regional hydropower plant.
A new report estimates that Amazon generated enough plastic packaging waste in 2019 to circle the Earth 500 times.
Plum Island, a mysterious piece of land in Long Island Sound, for years has housed a government animal disease research facility.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden pledged Saturday to rejoin the Paris climate accord on the first day of his presidency.
New calculations show the world's carbon dioxide emissions plunged 7% in 2020 because of the pandemic lockdowns.
The market for fresh oysters on Long Island has collapsed. Growers have hundreds of thousands of unsold oysters.
A coalition of more than 550 community and conservation organizations plans to publicly release its Presidential Plastic Action Plan, urging President-elect Joe Biden to address the plastic pollution crisis.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is critically deteriorating according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, or IUCN.
President-elect Joe Biden has picked climate-change older statesman John Kerry for a newly created role of climate envoy for national security.
A mysterious monolith, which is believed to be some kind of metal, was discovered in the remote parts of Utah
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the sale of the Indian Point nuclear power plant to a dismantling company without granting requests by lawmakers and environmental groups for public hearings.
President Donald Trump is railing against the Paris climate accord and telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the U.S. economy, not save the planet.
The Indian Point nuclear power plant is set to be sold to a New Jersey company for dismantling.
President-elect Joe Biden will enter the White House facing a deeply polarized country amid a global pandemic and its economic fallout.
The state Attorney General's Office and the Department of Environmental Protection are accusing three companies of failing to clean up chemicals that have polluted public drinking water.