In today's news roundup, Typhoon Faxai hits Japan, Norway is struck with a mystery dog illness, an artist plants a forest in a soccer stadium, and a boy gets teased for a t-shirt he created, which goes on to be a best-seller.
Posts tagged as “forests”
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sent Brazil's army to try to help bring forest fires in the Amazon rainforest under control. The move comes after weeks of inaction which brought criticism from around the world.
A man in Indonesia is walking backwards for 435 miles (700 km). He's making the trip to encourage the government and others to protect and rebuild Indonesia's rainforests.
Huge amounts of Brazil's unique rainforest are being destroyed quickly under the country's new president, Jair Bolsonaro. Since he became president in January, more forest is being cut down and less is being done about it.
Two groups that work to protect the environment are warning that American use of thick bathroom tissue is doing a lot of damage to the largest untouched forests in the world.