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Home to only 323,000 people, Iceland is on course to host 2.3 million travelers this year, a nearly five-fold increase from 2010 -- imposing more stress on the nation's environment and infrastructure.
More global companies are not only developing deforestation commitments, but are also sharing and updating their progress publicly, according to a report issued today by the NGO Forest Trends.
A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot of their human rights performance.
Last week on social media, Elon Musk made an offer curb summer blackouts by installing battery storage systems across South Australia. And that's not all: If Tesla can't deliver in 100 days, the $25 million project is free.
Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item targeted to the Muslim market.
H&M will join the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance, which aims to scale digital payments for factory workers and lift them out of poverty.
The Guardian had reported that the grocer Sainsbury's is abandoning its food waste programs -- but the second largest supermarket chain in Great Britain quickly denied the story.
London's iconic fleet of black taxicabs is going electric. And in order to ensure they won't stutter in the cold, the company is testing these new EVs in extreme conditions in Norway's Arctic.
Citing aerial photographs, Greenpeace says more of Brazil's forested areas are being primed for development. And its federal government is mulling a decision to reverse protections for up to 1 million hectares of virgin forests across the Amazon.
A group of high-stakes investors has asked some of the world’s largest food companies to ramp up efforts to curb deforestation in South America.
Burger King’s global supply chain, especially soy producers, can be linked to deforestation across Bolivia and Brazil, says the NGO Mighty Earth.
Berlin’s transportation secretary is determined to make the city even more bicycle-friendly, saying: “Whoever drives a car in Berlin has too much time."