Climate change impact in the Mediterranean. Source: City University of Hong Kong, Science Daily, October 26, 2018 The first-ever study synthesizing risks posed by climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean zone. As the Mediterranean Basin is experiencing the impact of climate change more…View More Climate change impact in the Mediterranean
We celebrate World Oceans Day to remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.View More World Oceans Day 2018
Drought in Yucatán will cause water pollution Paul Antoine Matos. The Mayan Journey, Merida, Yucatan, Tuesday, May 15, 2017. Due to factors such as climate change and deforestation, drought seasons in recent years have seen high temperatures in Mexico, if drought continues to be damaged…View More Drought in Yucatán will cause water pollution
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
The invisible pollution that poisons China. Macarena Vidal Liy, The Nation newspaper, July 6 2016. The Chinese government is promoting a plan to curb soil pollution, which affects 16% of its territory, soil pollution is as bad as the air problem, only less visible, many…View More The invisible pollution that poisons China.
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.
Potable water systems in drought risk in Los Angeles. EFE, May 17, 2015 California suffers the worst drought from four years ago in living memory, which has forced to take measures to save water. It has determined that the state of emergency was decreed since…View More Potable water systems in drought risk in Los Angeles.