Phoebe McGowan

8 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | @PhoebeMcGowan | Keep up with Phoebe McGowan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Phoebe McGowan”

The G20 economies explained in 12 charts

At the G20 meeting in Brisbane on the weekend we are going to hear a lot of talk about current accounts, GDP, CPI as well as a whole blizzard of more …

Brazil arrests 'greatest destroyers' of the Amazon rainforest

Criminal organization accused of causing environmental damages worth more than $220 million<p>Authorities in Brazil this week arrested members of a criminal gang that they described as "the greatest destroyers" of the Amazon rainforest. As the BBC reports, the organization allegedly logged and burned …

Brazil dismantles 'biggest destroyer' of Amazon rainforest

<b>The authorities in Brazil say they have dismantled a criminal organisation they believe was the "biggest destroyer" of the Amazon rainforest.</b><p>The gang is accused of invading, logging and burning large areas of public land and selling these illegally for farming and grazing.<p>In a statement, Brazilian …

Brazil

Areas of the Amazon Rainforest are Shifting to Grassland

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>The Amazon rainforest is one of the largest, most biodiverse ecosystems on the planet. According to new information published …

Biodiversity