The new map for the city of Oakland, California, offers the highest-resolution view to date of air quality on a block-by-block basis.
A science/art installation for a Norwegian festival offers visitors the chance to sniff the polluted air from six different cities.
More than a quarter of deaths in children under age 5 worldwide are tied to polluted environments, such as contaminated water and smoggy air.
The vast underwater wilderness of the deep sea may be largely unexplored by humans, but it's still incredibly polluted, a new study finds.
The Kaalink device can capture up to 93 percent of the emitted pollution from standard internal combustion engines.
The first river polluted by humanity may have been discovered in Jordan, contaminated by copper about 7,000 years ago, a new study finds.
Bionic plants that can detect explosives in real time could be the future of environmental monitoring and urban farming, researchers said in a new study.
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