People are shopping more and more goods online. Their quick and timely delivery is increasingly challenging package delivery services. That's why Amazon is trying to get entrepreneurs to set up their own delivery fleets.
Brazil's indigenous groups are struggling to protect their land from cattle ranchers and loggers. Now, some are turning to their phones as a weapon in the fight against land-grabbing and environmental destruction.
The German cabinet has approved a draft law which would oblige online marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon to collect sales taxes for transactions involving foreign sellers.
Central bankers around the world are puzzled by the lack of inflationary pressures despite decent economic growth. Some of them are now blaming the so-called Amazon effect for the phenomenon.
Forests, particularly tropical ones, are fundamental to the fight against climate change. They produce oxygen, store carbon and are home to millions of people and animals. Yet they are disappearing at an alarming rate.
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