Facebook said Thursday it would launch fact-checking of photos and videos as it expands the effort to curb misinformation to more countries.
A new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says we are dramatically underestimating the role inland fisheries play in global food security.
In developed and less developed countries alike, many worry about why laws are so often ignored. But there's a converse question that is even more puzzling: Why are laws obeyed at all?
Pollution is changing the fungi that provide mineral nutrients to tree roots, which could explain malnutrition trends in Europe's trees.
Lars Andersen's business handles some of the most sensitive data there is—the names and phone numbers of children.
The surprising, steady expansion of forests in many countries is a reflection of national well-being and does not constitute a benefit of rapidly rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, experts say. On the planet as ...
New research reveals the growth of carbon production from Chinese exports has slowed or reversed, reflecting a "new phase of globalisation" between developing countries that could undermine international efforts to reduce ...
News agencies welcomed Monday what they called a "major step" by the EU parliament's legal committee asking internet giants to pay for press articles.
Australian researchers have compiled a world-first conclusive synthesis of the environmental and social impacts of globalisation - using sophisticated computation to provide a bird's eye view of the displacement of wealth-driven ...
Academics from the University of Aberdeen were part of a team that recently produced a report for the Scottish Land Commission looking at how other countries manage land ownership.