The man who destroyed a vast forest wins the park

The man who destroyed a vast forest wins the park

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – In a move that shocked conservationists, the government of Brazil’s third largest state has given up on a legal fight to protect a state park in one of the most biodiverse areas in the Amazon. The result of that decision is that a man responsible for deforesting large areas of … Read more

Wounded by Chinese Tariffs, Australian Growers Embrace New Markets | agriculture

Wounded by Chinese Tariffs, Australian Growers Embrace New Markets |  agriculture

Sydney, Australia – Brett Hosking, a grain farmer in Victoria, Australia, has experienced a significant cut in profits since China imposed an 80.5% tariff on Australian malt barley in 2020. Now, barley farmers estimate they are losing $ 50 Australian dollars ($ 35) per tonne, he said, because they have to sell their quality barley … Read more

China blocks some imports from Taiwan but avoids chip breaks

China blocks some imports from Taiwan but avoids chip breaks

BEIJING (AP) – China has blocked imports of citrus fruits, fish and other foods from Taiwan in retaliation for a visit by an important American legislator, Nancy Pelosi, but has avoided interrupting one of the most important technological and production relationships in the world. The two sides, which split in 1949 after a civil war, … Read more

Climate migration is growing but not fully recognized by the world

Climate migration is growing but not fully recognized by the world

By JULIE WATSON July 28, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/mexico-droughts-immigration-united-nations-natural-disasters-175988903af187bf08fa89f8f13ac8e2 TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) – Worsening climate largely due to the burning of coal and gas is eradicating millions of people, with fires sweeping California cities, rising seas overtaking island nations and the drought that has exacerbated conflicts in various parts of the world. Each year, natural disasters … Read more