A medieval historian and business studies expert discuss how pandemics past and present impact on big business.
A repeat of 2019's disastrous fire season is possible in 2020, and it would have dire consequences.
Small-scale gold mining operations in developing countries are major sources of toxic mercury pollution, using techniques that haven't changed much since the California Gold Rush 150 years ago.
The risk to workers hasn't changed, but employers no longer have the same labor market pressures to worry about.
Surely, it can't be fun to watch others play games you can play yourself? The hundreds of hours people spend on live-streaming platform Twitch would suggest otherwise.
Massive study looked at more than half a million trees in 813 forests across the tropics.
Robots can't get COVID-19, so employing them in some jobs could help ease the limitations of stay-at-home orders and keep frontline workers protected.
There are telling parallels between the current pandemic and those that decimated indigenous populations in the post-Columbian era in the Amazon.
A scholar of how leaders communicate offers five key traits CEOs should use when communicating with their workers about coronavirus.
Delivery workers and others who ensure most people don't have to go outside for essential goods are creating what economic theorists call an uncompensated 'positive externality.'
The coronavirus pandemic is shaking a system that was pretty wobbly already.
With home deliveries surging, more of the packages we receive may be vulnerable to 'porch pirates.' A criminal justice expert led a team to get a closer look at how these thieves operate.
Coronavirus may fundamentally reshape some areas of how we life our lives.
Amazon’s new TV series series divided the critics, but almost everyone agrees that it takes problematic liberties in its representation of Auschwitz.
Fewer books will be available to South Africans, and the books remaining under copyright will be more expensive, if the country gives in to US pressure to extend its copyright term.
The long history of racist beauty standards alone cannot explain the ongoing global use of harmful skin lighteners.
The climate action plans of three companies in different industries – Delta Air Lines, Amazon and Microsoft – illuminate the three key strategies needed to cut carbon emissions.
Trees in tropical forests are more than carbon sponges – they're cultural artefacts.
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About 24,000 square miles of Amazon rainforest have been deforested over the last decade.