Amazon rainforest fires are only going to get worse | Opinion

The number of fires this year in the Amazon is the highest since 2010, reaching more than 90,000 active fires. Farmers and ranchers routinely use fires to clear the forest. But this year’s number reflects a worrisome uptick in the … Read More

Amazon fires: Why is the rainforest burning?

The Amazon has been on fire for the last three weeks. And those blazes — they’re actually visible from space — have resulted in widespread outrage and alarm among lawmakers, environmental activists, and celebrities. This year, the number of fires … Read More

Venezuela’s Maduro says UN rights report full of lies

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro poses for pictures before meeting the European Union (EU)’s special adviser for Venezuela Enrique Iglesias at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on July 9, 2019. (Photo by AFP) Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has slammed … Read More