A Norwegian researcher has developed a test that can detect exposure to trace metals using just a single strand of hair.
The Government office responsible for litter has been named and shamed as one of the worst culprits for cigarette litter in Westminster.
Australia is largely in the dark about the state of its own environment, according to a trio of leading scientists.
With fuel costs rising, road pricing and congestion charging schemes under discussion, and the pressure to reduce transport emissions growing, a design student from Stockport may have come up with an innovative solution.
Local authorities, environmental campaigners and the general public are being urged to have their say on the control of radioactive substances.
More than two-thirds of UK households are still putting electrical gadgets in the household waste and 17% do not recycle electrical items at all.
The Irish government has denied claims that it is involved in a cover up involving hazardous waste at a former steel production site.
MEPs and the EU Council's Presidency have struck a deal on how to include aviation in the EU Emissions Trading System.
The UK's infrastructure network is still far too vulnerable to flooding, the Institution of Civil Engineers said.
Increasing newspaper circulations in London are undermining efforts to keep city centre streets litter free and boost recycling levels.
An independent credit ratings service has been set up to give ratings for carbon offset assets in both the voluntary and compliance markets.
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