World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. UN, June 17, 2020 When the soil asks for help Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. It is caused primarily by human activities and climatic variations. Desertification does not refer to…View More World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2020.
World Environment Day UN, June, 2020 Time for nature The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature. For instance, each year, marine plants produce more than a half of…View More World Environment Day
International Mother Earth Day 2020 UN, 22 April, 2020 We must act decisively to protect our planet from both the coronavirus and the existential threat of climate disruption. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres When Mother Earth sends us a message Mother Earth is clearly urging a…View More International Mother Earth Day 2020
(Español) Los plásticos y basuras provocados por el impacto actividad humana están invadiendo océanos y mares del planeta y se incrementan considerablemente a un gran ritmo. El basurero flotante más grande está ubicado en el Norte del Océano Pacifico entre Hawái y California con una superficie de más de 6 millones de km2, le sigue en importancia el del Atlántico Norte, el del Pacifico Sur y el ubicado en el Atlántico Sur.View More Plastics and garbage pollution in oceans and seas increases in 2019
The overflow of the rivers, including one of the largest in India, the Brahmaputra has caused great floods. Climate change has caused increasingly extreme seasons throughout South Asia with very dry periods and periods of torrential rainfall, which makes it increasingly necessary to carry out a comprehensive irrigation and drainage plan that guarantees the sustainable development of the agriculture and the sustainability of large population centers, as well as improving urban drainage.View More Floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh are increasingly extreme.
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought UN, 17 June 2019 The Decay of the Land Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. It is caused primarily by human activities and climatic variations. Desertification does not refer to the…View More World Day to Combat Desertification and Drough
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
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
Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) aims to ensure availability and sustainable management of water for all by 2030. By definition, this means leaving no one behind.View More World Water Day
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
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 NU, 17 June, 2018 In addition to providing for basic cooking, heating and construction needs, forests today are depleted by illegal logging, Afghanistan. Photo: UNAMID/Albert Gonzalez Farran The decay of the land Desertification is the degradation of…View More World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018
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
U N World Water Day, 2018. 22 March / 2018. Water is an essential building block of life. It is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human development. This year’s…View More World Water Day, 2018.
The continuous growth of the world population and the increase in the demand for food, means that every day the production of food is insufficient to guarantee the future of the balanced diet of the inhabitants of the planet earth.View More World population growth threat future sustainability humanity.