Forests, peatlands and coastal marine ecosystems must be protected or restored. The combination of biodiversity conservation with the drastic reduction of CO2 emissions and the increase of carbon storage in nature can contribute significantly to limit global warming to 1.5 ° CView More UN report on biodiversity: one million species threatened with extinction
International Mother Earth Day UN, 22 April, 2018. A woman harvests rice by hand in Timor-Leste. © UN Photo/Martine Perret. Mother Earth is a common expression for the planet earth in a number of countries and regions, which reflects the interdependence that exists among human…View More International Mother Earth Day 2018
Globally, about 10 billion trees are lost annually by felling, fire and farming practices at that rate of deforestation, trees will be extinct in 300 years.View More 10 billion trees disappear annually.
Amphibious Colombia, a thorough knowledge of wetlands and moors. Environment, May 18, 2016, Colombia. The country has unprecedented information on ecosystems. Titled Amphibious Colombia, the results of scientific research on the moors and wetlands in the country were presented, which are habitat of amphibians, birds,…View More Amphibious Colombia, a knowledge of wetlands and moors.
Climate Change & Species. The International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN, December 2015. The rise in global mean temperatures and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are putting many species at an increased risk of extinction. Driven primarily by the human production of greenhouse…View More Climate Change & Species
Earth enters sixth extinction phase with many species including our own. Rose Troup Buchanan, reporter BBC Saturday 20 June 2015 Union Kingdom The planet is entering a new period of extinction with top scientists warning that species all over the world are “essentially the walking…View More Earth enters sixth extinction phase with many species including our own.
We have wiped out more than half of animal species in the world World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF, Switzerland, NOTIMEX October 1, 2014 | Human activity is largely responsible for the disappearance of over 50% of animal species in the world since 1970, warned…View More We have wiped out more than half of animal species in the world
19 water reserves will create in 11 states of Mexico El Diario mx | 08/04/2013 | Mexico For first time, Mexico will water reserve for the exclusive benefit of the environment. This measure implies that these reserves may not be used to supply new housing…View More 19 water reserves will create in 11 states of Mexico
World Oceans Day 2013 http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/oceans-day/world-oceans-day-2013/ UNESCO – IOC Oceans World Ocean Day is a time to celebrate our common treasure, which makes the Earth habitable for people by providing and regulating the climate, weather, oxygen, food and many other environmental, social and economic benefits. The…View More World Oceans Day 2013
Biodiversity of the Orinoco river basin: obligatory reference. January 17, 2011, Colombia, Venezuela. The Orinoco river binational basin extends over an area of 981,446 km2, shared by 65% in Venezuela and by Colombia in 35%, it provides valuable information about the current state of knowledge…View More Biodiversity of the Orinoco river basin: obligatory reference.
Fayanas E. E. Brazil:water contradictions. Rebellión: Social Ecology 10-03-2011. Brazil is the greatest world water reserve with 13% of the planet. This is unevenly distributed in its territory and 70% is in the Amazon region, 15% in the Midwest, 6% in the south and 3%…View More Brazil: water contradictions.