Climate Crisis and Dry Brush Fuels Oregon’s Bootleg Fire [Video]

Climate Crisis and Dry Brush Fuels Oregon’s Bootleg Fire [Video]

Extreme heat and dry brush fuel 83 wildfires ravaging 13 states across the nation — predominately in the western region. Fire season came earlier than predicted in Oregon, where the Bootleg Fire in the Fremont-Winema National Forest has burned 394,407 acres, according to The Statesmen Journal on July 21, 2021. The perimeter of the Bootleg […]

First Female Samoan Leader Sworn in Despite Parliament Locking Her Out

First Female Samoan Leader Sworn in Despite Parliament Locking Her Out

Samoa held its elections six weeks ago, making way for the island nation to have its first female prime minister, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa. However, Incumbent Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi’s refusal to concede set off weeks of political chaos ensued, leading to the events that took place on Monday, May 24, 2021. The resulting events […]

Celebrating Earth Day April 22

Celebrating Earth Day April 22

Every year Earth Day is celebrated on the same day — April 22. With the COVID-19 pandemic still gripping the world, it is a bit difficult to follow traditional celebrations. The year 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. The theme for the holiday this year is “Restore Our Earth.” Normally people celebrate the […]

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