Tesla Motors (TSLA) will reportedly build additional charging stations and service centers across Europe. By year's end, the company claims that its combined European and Asian sales will be almost double those it expects in North America.
At $10 billion a year, illegal ivory buyers and sellers are known, and the practice undermines government authority and institutions. It isn't healthy for elephants and rhinos, either.
Forbes' richest people: the list is out and many familiar names are on it. Not much has changed at the very top. There are a record 1,645 billionaires worldwide, with the US the top supplier.
A former Australian commando is using military tactics to curb poaching in Africa. Is that the right way to save the continent's vanishing animals?
Investors from South Korea to Brazil and from India to South Africa are the new kids on the African block. Nor have old investors like the US, UK, France and Australia pulled out.
A surge in US oil and natural gas production has lifted hopes about North American energy security, but that growth will plateau and will be difficult to replicate elsewhere, says Maria van der Hoeven, chief executive of the International Energy Agency, in an interview with the Monitor.
Unabated poaching of rhinos and the trafficking of their horns is driving a new discussion about legalizing rhino horn trade, as a means of preservation.