https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/macron-amazon-forest-fires-veto-mercosur-eu-trade-deal-brazil-a9076181.html France will block an EU trade deal with Brazil and its neighbours over the country’s handling of fires in the Amazon rainforest, a spokesperson for Emmanuel Macron has said. Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has been criticised around the world for his response to the fires, which scientists say are man-made and campaigners have linked to businesses looking to […]
Deforestation in the Menkragnoti indigenous territory in Altamira, Amazon basin.
Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho.
by Suzanne Roy as published on The Sacramento Bee “The prospect that California mustangs could be sold for slaughter by the federal agency charged with protecting them has sparked widespread outrage…” Many Western states, including California, are debating how to manage America’s wild horse and burro populations. On one side, you have powerful livestock interests that have […]
Recently, news hit the United States that the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil has been burning for the last few weeks. Natural fires within a rainforest like the Amazon are rare and don’t occur like they might in other climates, even in the dry season. Many environmentalists have placed blame on farmers and ranchers for setting […]
by Grandma Gregg Many of us have tried and tried for years to prevent the capture of our wild horses and burros on their congressionally designated legal lands. What happens to them after being captured? A recent FOIA document tells us this information about the Twin Peaks wild horses and wild burros captured the summer […]
Second essay in a series on War and Climate Chaos. Read the first here. “In order to achieve the massive systemic and cultural transformations required for mitigating climate change…we have to deal with the socially sanctioned, institutionalized violence perpetrated by U.S. foreign policy pouring fuel on the fire of global warming.” ~ Stacy Bannerman By Richard […]