Australia has barred a tourist from entering the country because she had undeclared food in her luggage, including several kilograms of pork.
The fence is meant to prevent wild boar from spreading swine fever to Denmark's lucrative pork industry. But critics say it won't work and is a symbolic gesture.
The president of the World Organization for Animal Health has called it the "biggest threat to any commercial livestock of our generation." The global price of pork and pig-based products is expected to skyrocket.
Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not fair.
Malaria, dengue fever, zika — mosquitoes aren't just annoying when they buzz around your ear at night, they can also infect us with countless illnesses. On World Mosquito Day, here are some of the most dangerous ones.
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