Kaisly Moreno

Kaisly Moreno

Amazon Forest Continues to Burn

Typically in Brazil, fires usually increase in August and September. Usually these fires are started when ranchers clear the trees in order to create more farmland. After clearing the land of trees, the land is then burned.  Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsanoro, is known to be in support of clearing trees in the Amazon in order …

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Two Meat Packing Plants Fined for Failing to Protect Their Employees

Smithfield’s food plant in South Dakota and JBS plant in Colorado were both fined by The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to provide a “[workplace] free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were working in close proximity to each …

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