The majority of logging companies, however, fail to protect their lands from unsustainable clear-felling practices and even fewer have systems to monitor and ensure such policies.
Settlements with two big United Kingdom-based banks over financial crisis-era misdeeds reveal how the Trump administration has eased up on white-collar criminals.
The strategy is complicated by the sheer number of guns in American homes—nearly half of the total number of firearms worldwide.
The federal government's purse for road maintenance depends on the 18 cents per gallon gasoline tax that the growing population of EVs has been evading.
The Termit and Tin Toumma National Nature Reserve covers an area three times the size of Belgium and contains numerous endangered species.
Infections with Naegleria fowleri, the so-called brain-eating amoeba, are extremely rare, but also extremely deadly.
President Donald Trump's use of the the word "infest" in tweets to an African-American congressman to describe a majority-black city is part of a larger pattern.
The left-right divide—a healthy feature of a pluralist political system—is so toxic now that divergence of opinion has surpassed the realm of policymaking.
Accountants have been attempting to investigate what they believe to be financial mismanagement since 2018, but attempts were thwarted according to a senior employee.
While only 35 arrests were reported during the most recent, multi-city raids, the campaigns have caused widespread fear and tangible impacts on the daily routines of immigrant families.
The government-backed project is aimed at preventing flooding in downstream areas but the possible environmental impact on local communities could outweigh the dam's benefits.
Along with a multiple-billion dollar fine, Facebook is required to have an "outside assessor"–a sort of privacy cop–to monitor violations of users' privacy, the targeted spread of harmful content, and instances of collecting far more data than is warranted.
Zoo scholar Natascha Meuser reflects on the connection between zoo architecture and the natural environment, the balance between science and slick branding, and the zoo building's hybrid role as a prison, theater, and museum.
In a new paper, a team of scientists cautions that plans to add more than 3,700 miles of roads in the next few years could seriously endanger biological wealth.
A worst-case scenario hurricane could threaten large swaths of southern Texas. Flood experts from the Netherlands are attempting to mitigate the damage.
By choosing to follow migration rules and wait for months at a time, legal asylum seekers will now be subjected to a rule that renders most of them ineligible for migration.
The Milliken v. Bradley ruling sanctioned a form of segregation that has allowed suburbs to escape being included in court-ordered desegregation and busing plans with nearby cities.
For over 80 years, our understanding of the spread of airborne illness hasn't changed, but one researcher is working to redefine how we think about sneeze transmission.
The Election Assistance Commission's executive director allowed two of the four commissioners to work outside the Washington, D.C., area and agreed to pick up the costs of their travel to and from the office.
The flow of illicit drugs into the United States has not diminished since the drug lord's arrest.
The one-in-100-year storm that hit our nation's capital last week is expected to become a one-in-25-year event by mid-century, according to D.C.'s own analysis.
It appears that tumors can co-opt the signals neurons produce in order to grow, indicating that neurons and cancer cells together might be a dangerous duo.