The Amazon is a “weather engine,” and studies show further deforestation has the ability to destabilize rainfall patterns and threaten food production.
“It’s getting more and more difficult because both sides are developing a stronger and stronger will to contact and engage,” Fernando Cheung said.
“Professionals are very concerned with how this government is running,” accountant and protest organizer Kenneth Leung said.
Thousands of translators in Iraq face danger as they wait to gain entry to the U.S.
“The effects of forest destruction in the Amazon don’t stay in the Amazon. They affect us all,” one expert said.
People who fly the flag should face deterrents such as fines or terms of community service, a judge ruled.
Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research said the country has seen a record number of wildfires this year, an 84 percent increase compared to last year.
Wary of digital technology that helped fuel past protests, Iranian officials have tried to promote domestic apps instead.
The protest at a Hong Kong subway station escalated into a chaotic free-for-all, with masked demonstrators bracing for a confrontation with police.
“They are undermining our life plan of choosing to marry the person we love,” gay rights activist Sun Wenlin said.