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Two landfills have closed in the past year, and three of the state's waste-to-energy facilities are currently shut down. That's left waste processors struggling to process trash.
The goal is to achieve more accurate hurricane predictions.
Botswana lifts the ban on elephant hunting. We look at the international backlash and the politics.
Weeks of heavy rain have left many farmers dealing with flooded land during prime corn-planting season.
Four former Environmental Protection Agency administrators sounded the alarm in testimony Tuesday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
When it comes to the Charles, a lot depends on the weather. And Massachusetts saw record rainfall last year.
Some of the world's oldest trees live in the black swamps of North Carolina.
Dead turtles and dolphins have been found with skin and eye lesions consistent with freshwater damage.
Anderson Jones woke up at 2 a.m. on the morning of May 19 and knew it was time to go. "I wasn't going to leave until the water practically got...
It's been more than 30 years since Yucca Mountain was picked as the nation's nuclear waste site. The state of Nevada has been fighting the project ever since.
The World Wildlife Fund recommended eating 50 foods to help preserve the planet's species. We chose five tasty options you can find easily in New England.
Plastic bags can't go in normal recycling bins because recyclers can't process them with other plastics.
Heavy storms last winter flooded the highway and shut it down. The solutions provide a preview of what the entire area faces as sea levels continue to rise.
Researchers say they've found radioactive carbon from nuclear bombs in the creatures that populate the floor of Mariana Trench.
A study finds that about one quarter of native wildflower species have been lost in the last 150 years, often replaced by non-native species.
Lawmakers say current environmental protections are not enforced equally in all communities, and projects that release pollutants such as power plants, airports and highways too often end up in marginalized...
In 2014, Massachusetts created a rule that any enterprise that generates one ton or more of food waste a week can't put all of that food in the garbage. The...
Agriculture is both a casualty and a cause of climate change, writes Frederick Hewett.
As we learn more about what right whales need to survive, what more can we be doing to help them?
Some farmers haven't planted a single crop this year.