By: Aneri Shah and Zain Khan NORTH AMERICA & SOUTH AMERICA  Brazil After Finally Challenging the Election, Jair Bolsonaro Gets Shot Down  After warning that he would not accept the results prior to the election, Jair Bolsonaro finally posed his ...

The outcome of Brazil’s upcoming election will have major impacts on the Earth’s climate for years into the future. It’s a run-off between two candidates, current President Jair Bolsonaro and former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Bolsonaro belongs to ...

On Oct. 30, Brazilians will head to the polls once again to choose their next president, in a runoff election that will be closely watched by the world and could prove to be a momentous change of direction for Latin ...

Often referred to as the “Lungs of the Earth,” the Amazon rainforest  “produc[es]20% of the world’s oxygen” and holds “more than a third of all carbon stored by tropic forests worldwide.” It also contains “20% of the world’s flowing freshwater… ...

LOS ANGELES — As COP26 approaches, state climate commitments are facing intense scrutiny, particularly those of the world’s top emitters.  Brazil, which in 2018 contributed 2.1% of global emissions, and its current commitments are a source of concern for many ...

By: Ngai Yeung and Thomas Chow HONG KONG — While many countries have been devastated by the pandemic, Hong Kong has done fairly well in containing the spread of the virus. In total, the country has only accumulated approximately 12,000 ...

Glimpse from the Globe · The First 100 Days: Biden and the “Trump of the Tropics” — A New Era of U.S.-Brazil Relations Since his inauguration in January 2019, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been a close emulator of former ...

Plagued by unprecedented forest fires deep in the heart of the Amazon, an economic downturn that has plunged thousands of citizens back into poverty, and soaring COVID fatality rates, Brazil is undeniably in a state of crisis. Well, undeniable to ...

On September 12, over a dozen dead dolphins washed up on the shores of Port Louis, Mauritius prompting thousands of people to take to the streets in outrage. This recent unrest comes in response to two major issues the East ...

Climate change is threatening the global citizen’s morning cup of coffee, with scientists predicting a 50% decrease in land sustainable for coffee production by 2050. Around 500 million cups of coffee are consumed annually, so how will the caffeine-reliant population ...