Climate Summit against global warming and climate change in NY.

The UN-organized climate summit in New York on September 23 is key to assessing future prospects in the fight against global warming and climate change. They have stolen my dreams and my childhood with their empty words, said the young activist Greta Thunberg at the opening of the climate summit

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Climate change impact in the Mediterranean

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…

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Drought in Yucatán will cause water pollution

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…

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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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