Corporate wellness programs sharply reduced absenteeism, sick leave, workers compensation and disability costs, a 2016 meta-analysis found.
Recycling efforts are being expanded and technologically updated in cities that include San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
Glyphosate, a Monsanto herbicide linked in studies to several cancers, has been detected in 10 of 24 breakfast foods, including eggs, oatmeal and coffee creamer.
An innovative Australian project recycles discarded ocean plastic into 3-D printer filament, which is then used to make replacement plumbing parts in needy areas of the world.
Bringing eco-awareness to furniture can mean everything from buying something that’s vintage or made from sustainably harvested sources to DIY reupholstering with fabric remnants.
Tree cover works to reduce depression, improve productivity and lessen disease, yet four million city trees a year are being lost due to their low priority in municipal budgets.
Increasing prices for tobacco products by 5 percent reduced tobacco use by 3.5 percent, a recent study found.
Emerging technologies may provide mental enrichment, fun, companionship and health reminders to the many seniors that live alone.
By digitalizing photographs and other museum records, scientists are closing in on the number of tree species left to be discovered in the Amazon rainforest.
Scientists are discovering that chimps anticipate events, zebrafish form friendships, and birds guide humans hunting for beehives.