Human & Ecological Health Stories
Scientists continue to uncover surprising connections between our own health and that of the environment around us. The Anthropocene provides rigorous reporting on cutting-edge research—for example, how urban biodiversity can cut down on the prevalence of allergies and how industrial pollution may contribute to antibiotic resistance.
Livestock welfare will be key in helping us reign in emissions
Here's how we avoided the worst of zoonotic diseases
Less frequent laundering may not offset the additional environmental impacts of using antimicrobial silver nanoparticles in textiles.
A new analysis reveals how a rural clinic helped save more than 27 square kilometers of tropical Indonesian forest—equating to more than $65 million worth of avoided carbon emissions
Researchers will track migratory animals from the International Space Station to predict the next pandemic
According to a new estimate, reducing ozone pollution has saved 1.5 billion birds over the past 40 years.
Death is inevitable, but its
environmental toll may not have to be.
Drug legalization could both help and hurt the environment
A survey of thousands in Asian countries found people with a high awareness of Covid-19 were more likely to cut back on consuming wild meat. A conservation group wants to harness this to put a dent in the wildlife trade.
If you remove frogs and other "mosquito-reducers" from the landscape, what happens to malaria rates?