medio ambiente

World Environment Day

It is time to act decisively is clear: tax pollution; end fossil fuel subsidies; and stop building new coal plants, we need a green economy not a grey economy. Understanding the different types of pollution and how it affects our health and our environment, will help us to take measures to improve the air we breathe.

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World Water Day 2017.Wastewater, the untapped resource

World Water Day 2017.Wastewater, the untapped resource. UNESCO Wastewater treatment in a factory © Shutterstock.com Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of World Water Day Most human activities produce wastewater and over 80 percent of the world’s wastewater is released…

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Air pollution continues its increase worldwide.

Many cities in the world have a high level of air pollution, as it increases the risk of patients with respiratory diseases, asthma, cardiovascular and cancer. Air pollution has been spreading in more industrialized and more densely populated cities, gradually has been manifesting in different geographical areas of the world, which reflects that it is necessary to seek short and long term solutions that reduce the effects created. The large industrial growth and the continuous increase of automobiles are factors that contribute to a great extent to raise the contamination.

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Global Livestock Environmental Assessment

Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM) Results FAO, 2016. The livestock sector contributes significantly to the total human emissions of greenhouse gases, it is estimated that livestock production chains emitted a total of 7.1 gigatonnes of CO2-eq globally in 2005, which represents 14.5% of the…

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Unsafe air pollution levels affect 9 in10 people globally

Unsafe air pollution levels affect 9 in10 people globally Justin Worland, Science Environment, Sept. 27, 2016 More than 90% of the world’s population lives in areas with unsafe pollution levels, the study incorporates data in 3,000 cities and towns across the globe. Unsafe air-pollution levels…

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Pollution in major and small rivers continues increasing.

Juan G. R., Juan G. R., Juan A. P. J. Pollution in major and small rivers continues increasing. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 7, No. 1: 13-15, June, 2016, Spain. As a result of continuous discharges into rivers waste from industry, agriculture, urban areas, the…

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. Evaluation of the trophic status of Izabal Lake in Guatemala

Aguirre C. M. R., Vanegas Ch. E. A. y Garcia A. N. Evaluation of the trophic status of Izabal Lake in Guatemala Revista Ciencias Técnicas Agropecuarias [online]. 2016, Vol.25, n.1, pp. 28-31. ISSN 2071-0054, Universidad Agraria de La Habana, Cuba. The surface waters are the…

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EU and China reached a historic climate agreement to cut emissions.

EU and China reached a historic climate agreement to cut emissions. Matt Hoye and Holly Yan, November 12, 2014, Mexico. United States and China reached a climate agreement in which they agree to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases in the next two decades. These…

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Fact Sheet: President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Fact Sheet: President Obama’s Climate Action Plan The White House, Office of Press Secretary. President Barack Obama .June 25, 2013 We have a moral obligation to leave our children a planet that’s not polluted or damaged, and by taking an all- of-the-above approach to develop…

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