As China prepares to launch its first manned space flight in four years, Chinese stock prices are going up.
Research ecologist argues a healthy economy and a healthy ecosystem go hand in hand.
Pundits from John Bolton to Nick Kristof are issuing calls to arms. But there's little regard for national interest, or the law of unintended consequences, in the urgings to act now.
Environmental consciousness may be on the rise in Brazil, but only 22 percent of Brazilians know what Rio+20 – the global sustainability conference they are hosting – is, writes a guest blogger.
Mexican drug trafficking organizations are already operating in an estimated 1,000 US cities, but according to a recent investigation by The New York Times, they are on the racetracks too.
El Salvador's Constitutional Court has shown itself to be independent, but the country still lacks a national consensus that the decisions of these independent judges are the ultimate authority.
Daniel Hillel developed a system called micro-irrigation, which has opened up dry regions to farming, revolutionizing agriculture worldwide. The Israeli scientist has worked closely with Arab friends in Jordan, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates.
Sunni-Shiite tensions are high in Iraq, where Prime Minister Maliki's coalition government partners – particularly one Sunni bloc – accuse him of failing to share power.