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The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth - its people,
its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Wildfires may be harming the health of people who live hundreds or thousands of miles from the flames.
Climate change helps freeloading parasites spread illness. To fight future outbreaks, we need to think of the offenders in a whole new light.
"Essential oils" sounds like a spa treatment, but could they help in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria?
As lunchroom fights rage in Congress, some school officials are offering both carrots and sticks.
California is regulating a harmful pesticide used on strawberries and other crops, but does it go far enough?
New research suggests the dirty air that pregnant women breathe might increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder in their children.
A chemical used in medical equipment could cause health problems in an already vulnerable population: preemies.
Abandoned mines are polluting Western waterways.
New research shows that a harmful chemical found on cash register paper gets onto your skin and into your body.
A new government report adds four more industrial chemicals to a growing number of carcinogens.