Fires in Amazon rainforest up more than 80% this year.
Flames are spreading across the Amazon rainforest this summer, spewing millions of tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each day. But scientists say that’s not their biggest concern.
Fires burning in Brazil and the broader Amazon basin are shining a spotlight on the role of forests and land use in the climate change challenge. Next week, the California Air Resources Board will hold a hearing that could have a direct impact on such fires.
Two C-130 Hercules aircraft carrying thousands of liters of water on Sunday began dousing fires devouring chunks of the world's largest rainforest.
Bolsonaro responded on Sunday to a Facebook post that compared the looks of his wife Michelle, 37, with Macron's 66-year-old wife Brigitte. "Do not humiliate the man hahahah," Bolsonaro wrote, in a comment widely criticised as sexist.
The American philosopher John Dewey had this to say about education: “Education is not preparation for life; it is life itself.” This emphasises the overarching importance of education. It makes one not only more learned, it also makes him or her a better person.
G. Balachandran turned 80 this spring — a milestone of a birthday in India, where he lives. If not for the pandemic, he would have been surrounded by family members who gathered to celebrate with him. But with the virus ravaging his homeland, Balachandran
President Joe Biden threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines in a sharp US reversal, but it could take months for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to hammer out any deal. Before Biden’s announcement last Wednesday,
Africa is watching aghast as India struggles with coronavirus, fearing a long-running shortfall in the Indian-made vaccines that it needs to help shield its people. Often dubbed the “world’s pharmacy”, India is one of the biggest suppliers of the AstraZeneca vaccine