Banks get tools to spot human traffickers moving illicit profits
The human trafficking industry reaps some $150 billion each year in illegal profits, according to the ILO.
Fighting global warming, one cow belch at a time
Scientists are looking at how to breed animals that burp less and adjust their diets to reduce harmful methane emissions
India's tribal ministry slams proposal to 'privatise' forests
In a rare rebuke, an Indian ministry warns against policies that could lead to the "privatisation" of forests and undermine indigenous rights
Helping refugees proves labour of love in Germany as politics pivots
With an influx of more than 1.6 million asylum seekers into Germany since 2014, integration is a hot political issue
Too good to be true? Slum graffiti warns Kenyans about trafficking risks
Kenya is a source, transit and destination country for men, women and children who are trafficked into forced labour and sexual slavery
Countries accused of failing to meet pledge to tackle antibiotic misuse
The misuse and overuse of antibiotics can cause illness and death and impact the environment and trade
Workers in summer heat need far better protections, groups say
"If executives were sitting in their offices dropping off from heat exhaustion, probably something would be done more quickly"
Tents, tiny houses no substitute for homes - U.S. official
With homelessness on the rise in the U.S., more cities are experimenting with encampments on public land
Britain launches slavery inquiry amid concern over child drug runners
Children - some as young as 12 - carry and sell drugs between cities and rural areas in Britain
Should your workplace ban meat?
If everyone became vegetarian by 2050, food-related emissions would drop by about 60 percent