| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The specialized market for sustainable seafood has gone mainstream. Even Wal-Mart is promoting its environmental credentials in the seafood aisle.
More supermarket shoppers are demanding to know they are buying from operations that don't threaten fragile...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Federal authorities announced Friday that the geographically isolated Alexander Archipelago wolf of southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest may need protection under the Endangered Species Act to survive the impact of logging, hunting and...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The United Nations' highest court on Monday ruled that Japan's Antarctic whaling operations are not for "scientific purposes" as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate halt to the practice.
In a 12-4 ruling, the International Court of Justice said ...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:54 AM
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Under Chief Executive Tim Cook, Apple has become increasingly vocal about its efforts to reduce the company's effect on the environment. On Monday, the company launched a revamped website that highlights its progress and...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Photographer Wu Di's studio, tucked away in a dusty corner of northeast Beijing, isn't easy to find, but the mannequin out front wearing a military-style gas mask and a Roots sweatshirt is a sign you're in the right place.
Inside, Wu showed off some...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Buying sustainably sourced seafood can seem like an endless search. The intricacies of which fish, from which area, caught by which method can be mind-boggling. But there’s good news for Southern California shoppers – according to Greenpeace,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Ramesh Agrawal had just finished lunch when two men walked into his cyber cafe and inquired about computer prices. Agrawal said he would ask his sons, who run the business. That's when one of the men shot him.
Two bullets pierced Agrawal's groin and...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Winner of the SXSW Film Festival's audience award for documentary, as well as a special jury citation for "political courage," Diana Whitten's "Vessel" offers a vivid profile of the abortion-rights group Women on Waves, as well as its irrepressible, fiery...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.
"Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Italian authorities have arrested a 35-year-old Tunisian with a reported history of human smuggling in last week's deadly sinking of a boat packed with some 500 Africans migrants trying to reach Europe, according to media reports.
Khaled Ben Salem was...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:37 PM
MOSCOW — He was once Russia's richest man and, by some measures, President Vladimir Putin's most potent foe.
By Thursday, when Putin said he was likely to grant clemency to Mikhail Khodorkovsky, that was all long in the past. Both Khodorkovsky's...