Nationwide, there’s a growing use of GPS monitoring for people charged with crimes. But the practice is largely unregulated, leaving many with huge personal and financial costs.
Nearly half of marine vertebrates have disappeared in the past forty-five years, according to the World Wildlife Fund, and human activity is to blame.
California is poised to become the third state to regulate the trade within its borders — and follows a new federal prohibition on interstate trade.
A significant amount of plastic pollution in the world's oceans comes from personal hygienic products like facial scrubs and toothpaste.
Researchers in Australia have developed a solar-powered process for producing hydrogen that mimics photosynthesis.
China has no anti-cruelty laws in place but a growing movement is calling for animal rights protections to be adopted.
The pipeline, owned by Plains All American Pipeline, burst in May and led to hundreds of bird and mammal deaths, in what was the worst spill in 25 years
The US Federal Railroad Administration will continue to require companies to inform emergency responders about oil-by-rail shipments — But the industry says it's a security risk to disclose the information to the public.
A King's College London study found that almost 9,500 people died in the capital from exposure to particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide pollution in 2010.
Despite being aware of climate change as early as 1981, the company has provided over $30 million to groups that have sown doubt about the scientific consensus that the Earth is warming and human activities are the primary cause.
The surface area burned each year has increased ten-fold since the mid-20th century, which releases vast amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Industry watchers say the world's largest fast-food chain is suffering from its association with industrial farming practices and lower-quality ingredients.