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Our environmental science research journals cover a broad range of topics, from agriculture and ecosystems, to the effects of environmental change on health, and resource management. Read some of the latest and most talked about research from across our portfolio.

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Read the most mentioned* articles from each of our journals in 2023 so far.

Income-based U.S. household carbon footprints (1990–2019) offer new insights on emissions inequality and climate finance, PLOS Climate

The empirical evidence for the social-ecological impacts of seaweed farming, PLOS Sustainability and Transformation

Leveraging high spatiotemporal resolution data of pesticides applied to agricultural fields in California to identify toxicity reduction opportunities, PLOS Water

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Latest environmental science research

Read the very latest articles published in our environmental science research journals. Select a topic below to get started or browse all articles.

From PLOS Climate, Mental health during wildfires in Southcentral Alaska: An assessment of community-derived mental health categories, interventions, and implementation considerations.

From PLOS Sustainability and Transformation, An evidence-based approach to national Sustainable Development Goal assessment: The case of Ireland

From PLOS Water, Microbial community function and bacterial pathogen composition in pit latrines in peri-urban Malawi

Read the latest multidisciplinary research from across our journals:
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Discover research aligned with sustainable development goals:

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Clean water and sanitation

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*based on data from Altmetric, accessed October 2023.

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