Charities may withdraw from worthwhile activities because laws designed to stop terrorism are often too vague, experts have warned.
Between 1998 and 2005 an estimated 100 million native birds, reptiles and mammals were killed by destruction of native vegetation in the state of New South Wales.
The Hungarian government says it wants to drive out ride-hailing app Uber from the country and is proposing new legislation to crack down on unlicensed passenger transport.
Technology company Apple criticised draft British legislation designed to stiffen surveillance powers on Monday, saying the proposed bill could "spark serious international conflicts", British media reported.
China's legislature passed sweeping legislation on Wednesday that reinforces government controls over cyberspace, as the nation's leaders try to address what they see as growing threats to Chinese networks and national security.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday will renew his call for Congress to pass cybersecurity legislation, including a proposal that encourages companies to share threat information with the government and protects them from potential ...
Ohio's lawmakers are moving toward taking on the algae that has plagued Lake Erie in recent years.
Brazil's globally significant ecosystems could be exposed to mining and dams if proposals currently being debated by the Brazilian Congress go ahead, according to researchers publishing in the journal Science this week.
If New York voters approve proposition No. 2 on the ballot next week, their 213 legislators will join the digital age. Their desks in the ornate chambers of the Capitol will have computers instead of thick stacks of bills ...
New measures brought in to tackle forced marriage have been welcomed by a national charity based at The University of Nottingham.