Katherine Rowland is a freelance journalist living in London. She was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow at Columbia University in New York City, where she researched public health and environmental development. Her work in the US, Brazil and Europe has explored the relationship between human health and ecological systems.
The Spanish city of Valencia sits under a blanket of ash, as two converging fires continue to devour the eastern coast of the country. Since the blaze ignited last week, more than 45,000 hectares of land have been destroyed, forcing upwards of 2,000 people to flee their homes.
“Author of a pandemic slaughtering millions…Eco-imperialist…Responsible for more deaths than Hitler, Stalin and Pol Pot combined…” Rachel Carson would roll in her grave to hear the accusations aimed at her legacy.
Harmful chemicals circulating in the environment may affect more parts of the body than was previously believed, according to a new study.
A team of researchers from the University of Exeter and University College London found that environmental oestrogens may contaminate organs that until now scientists had not considered vulnerable to their deleterious effects.
Environmental oestrogens derive [...]