News, August 12th

Amazon fires a ‘lie’, says Brazil’s Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. The far-right leader has faced international condemnation for presiding over huge fires and rising deforestation in the AmazonContinue reading “News, August 12th”

News, August 8th

Building a green economy, brick by brick – In Uruguay, thousands of families earn a precarious livelihood making bricks, using traditional methods that are often inefficient and harmful to the environment. A UN project, in collaboration with the Uruguayan government, aims to make the industry less polluting, whilst preserving jobs for the many artisans whoContinue reading “News, August 8th”

News, August 3rd

‘Students will need COVID tests every 2-3 days to keep campus safe’ – To fight against novel coronavirus, researchers have revealed that college students would need to be tested for COVID-19 infection in every two to three days for safely reopen of campuses this fall. The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, definesContinue reading “News, August 3rd”