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The U.K, South Africa and Brazil variants respond differently to vaccines.
President Jair Bolsonaro’s lax response to the virus is costing lives.
Climate change is making them more frequent and intense.
Human activities are killing our best defences against climate change.
Jair Bolsonaro responded to a Facebook post that compared the looks of spouses.
More than 70,000 blazes have erupted in the region this year, Brazil's space agency says.
With wedding season fast approaching, the countdown is on until our newsfeeds explode with couples flaunting their newlywed bliss across every honeymoon locale imaginable. But who's to say honeymoons are only for those celebrating their nuptial vows?
About three decades ago, something devastating happened in Brazil. An infectious disease had struck the cacao trees and threatened to wipe out the population. Some 70% of these plants fell victim to this deadly ailment. The industry faced decimation. Officials tried to stop the progression but it was hopeless. The situation was becoming dire. If something wasn't done, chocolate was surely going to disappear. Researchers went into the fields of Brazil in the hopes of saving one of the most beloved foods on Earth.
Nearly two-thirds of the Amazon rainforest is in Brazil, the world's largest tropical forest. And after a period of success for environmentalists it appears deforestation rates are increasing again. Last year, the Amazon region saw a 29 per cent increase in deforestation -- the highest level since 2008.
It is clear that people around the world are angry and disillusioned with the global economy. Growing inequality has left much of humanity struggling to make ends meet while the richest one per cent continues to profit. This rampant inequality is a sure sign our economic model is broken.