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Norway plans to slash subsidies to fur farms

Norwegian fur farmers denounced Tuesday a government proposal to slash financial support to the controversial industry and warned that it could lead to farm closures in vulnerable rural areas.

dateMay 05, 2015 in Ecology
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Obama pushes reading through e-book, library initiatives

President Barack Obama announced Thursday that major book publishers will provide more than $250 million in free e-books to low-income students and that he is seeking commitments from local governments and schools nationwide ...

dateApr 30, 2015 in Other
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Can China sustain annual pollution reductions?

China's government and other sources say that the country's carbon-dioxide emissions flattened out between 2013 and 2014. The leveling-off was a remarkable feat that could set the country on a course to beating its own goals ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Environment
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