The freighter that hit a reef off the coast of New Zealand is in danger of causing even greater damage after bad weather caused off-loading operations to be suspended.
Problems are escalating for a cargo ship that has been dumping oil into the ocean for days. The severely listing ship is now dumping toxic cargo containers into the ocean and they heading for shore.
Transportation systems in America are incredibly hard on the environment — between cars and airplanes and the like — but a professor in New York says that doesn't have to be the case.
The Pacific Ocean is filling with discarded plastic. One company wants to use that plastic to create recycled bottles.
No one had quantified how much carcinogens linger in people's clothes after they get back from the dry cleaner's, until a high school student started asking questions.
The Finnish research group ZenRobotics has designed a robot that can sort recycling without the help of human hands.
Residents around new natural gas pumps and rigs have been forced to abandon their homes, as health concerns around natural gas grow.
Scientists have discovered that sunflowers can pull radioactive contaminants out of the soil, and researchers cleaning up the Fukushima site in Japan are putting the flowers to the test.
A bill passed by the House would revise the Clean Water Act to give states more authority to determine water quality standards.
An innovative project uses a hydroponic vegetable farm to clean up China's Dianchi Lake.