Brazil Cuts Environment Budget Despite Climate Summit Pledge

BBC’s article, Brazil Cuts Environment Budget Despite Climate Summit Pledge, discusses how Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, has yet again failed to follow through with his word. He claimed to end deforestation and increase the budget for protecting the rainforest at a meeting with the United States under the conditions that …

Threat to Brazil’s Rainforest

As a result of the pandemic and changes in National policy Brazil policy have reported more difficulty in protecting Brazil’s Amazon rainforest from miners and tree loggers. Additionally an increase in rioting and violence since the pandemic has worsened the issue and made protecting the forest a secondary issue. This …