The controversial Dodd-Frank bill, intended to block armed groups from reaping profits from Congo's mineral mining industry, is making inroads, according to a UN Group of Experts on Congo.
A local Indonesian non-profit and an American organization have partnered up to offer discounted health care to Indonesian communities that reject illegal logging practices.
Hurricane Rina, currently a Category 2 storm, could further mar the popular resort region, which has yet to recover from the damage Hurricane Wilma caused six years ago.
Harish Hande wants to make solar power available to all Indians – even the poorest street vendors.
Although NATO seems poised to bring its Libya mission to an end, the transitional government has asked it to remain through the end of 2011 to help ensure security.
An estimated 4 billion cubic meters of floodwater runoff from higher areas of Thailand are slated to reach Bangkok on Oct. 26, coinciding with a high tide and rain storms.
Amid intimidation, news outlets are also unable to tell the 'positive' stories out of Mexico, which a new report calls the fifth most dangerous environment in the world for journalists.
The Sudan People's Liberation Movement dominates South Sudan's political arena, and its reticence to allow political opposition to develop could hurt its image among Western donors.