Fish expend energy metabolizing drugs and personal products in fresh water.
Nitrogen isotopes show how nutrients leach out of septic tanks and into pond ecosystems.
People who eat fish from glacial meltwater may be at risk from persistent organic pollutants produced in the 20th century.
Sediment core from a Copenhagen lake tells the story of the Industrial Revolution.
Nicotine in the air and clothing permeates skin and enters the bloodstream at levels equivalent to inhalation of secondhand smoke.
Citizen scientists confirm that plastic pollution is blemishing previously pristine beaches in the Arctic Ocean.