Well organized global crime networks are pulling millions of tropical birds, fish, turtles and mammals out of the Amazon — a lucrative trade that is destroying ecosystems and putting public health at risk.
Federal officials charged the Ohio speaker of the House with racketeering yesterday for allegedly masterminding a $60 million bribery scheme to pass legislation subsidizing nuclear and coal plants in the state and rolling back clean energy standards.
The KPK, Indonesia's anti-graft agency, has begun to rethink its approach, with potential implications for natural resource firms that pay bribes in exchange for permits.
Investigators combed through thousands of financial documents to link a Harrisburg-area security firm with Energy Transfer's alleged effort to have Pennsylvania constables illegally provide private security for Mariner East 2 pipeline sites.
Mozambique has recorded a measure of success recently against wildlife poachers and illegal loggers, thanks to stronger enforcement.
The natural resources sector has long been rife with corruption, most commonly the issuance of permits and concessions by local officials in exchange for bribes from companies.
Government agencies have concluded that deforestation by plantation and mining companies exacerbated the floods.
The superintendent of Fairfield's DPW, and Jason Julian, the vice president of a local construction company, were arraigned on bribery, dumping and larceny charges.
A new study found levels of the widespread herbicide and its breakdown products reduced, on average, more than 70 percent in both adults and children after just six days of eating organic.
"Many of the chemical profiles that we see in cetaceans are similar to the types of chemical profiles that we see in humans who live in those coastal areas."
A new study found that animals known to carry harmful diseases such as the novel coronavirus are more common in landscapes intensively used by people.