Articles by Rhett Butler

Photos: night owls

Are there any sounds that terrify you? From deep within the dark forests, the hoots and cries of owls during the night have triggered foreboding in people throughout history. These…

Amazon mining unleashed (commentary)

On August 23, 2017, Brazil’s president Michel Temer issued a decree revoking the RENCA (National Reserve of Copper and Associated Minerals), an area the size of Switzerland on the northern…

U.S. bans Brazilian beef imports

The United States has banned imports of fresh beef from Brazil due to food safety concerns. On Thursday the United States Department of Agriculture suspended fresh beef imports from Brazil…
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