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.View More World Environment Day
Global emissions of carbon dioxide have mainly increased due to the great impact of human activity and the increase in around 80 million / year of the world population.View More Emissions of C02 in the main polluting countries.
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…View More World Water Day 2017.Wastewater, the untapped resource
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.View More Air pollution continues its increase worldwide.
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…View More Global Livestock Environmental Assessment
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…View More Unsafe air pollution levels affect 9 in10 people globally
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…View More Pollution in major and small rivers continues increasing.
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…View More . Evaluation of the trophic status of Izabal Lake in Guatemala
Juan G. R., Juan G. R., Juan P. J. A. Level of air pollution in China. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 7, No. 1: 11-12, May, 2016, Spain. The level of pollution in many regions China has more than 400 micrograms per cubic meter of…View More Level of air pollution in China.
The cost of pollution in China By: Sophia Yan Wednesday, December 9, 2015 Beijing first declared a red alert smog, the highest level of air pollution; Severe pollution has caused the closure of activities again and has negative effects on businesses and the tourism sector.…View More The cost of pollution in China
Groundwater contamination in Honduras. The Heraldo.hn, By: Veterinarian Doctor, August 17, 2015, Honduras. In Honduras, we must establish controls for the use of groundwater, its quality, the degree of contamination and the impact of climate change on them. Agriculture in the south has been using…View More Groundwater contamination in Honduras.
International Mother Earth Day 2015 But the big decisions that lie ahead are not just for world leaders and policy-makers. Today, on Mother Earth Day, I ask each one of us to be mindful of the impacts our choices have on this planet, and what…View More International Mother Earth Day 2015.
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…View More EU and China reached a historic climate agreement to cut emissions.
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…View More Fact Sheet: President Obama’s Climate Action Plan