(Español) La desertificación se debe a la vulnerabilidad de los ecosistemas de zonas secas, que cubren un tercio de la superficie del planeta, a sobreexplotación y el uso inadecuado de la tierra. La pobreza, la inestabilidad política, la deforestación, el sobrepastoreo y malas prácticas de riego afectan negativamente a la productividad del suelo.View More World Day to combat Desertification and Drought, 2017.
Climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River Basin. April 21, 2017, China. As a sensitive region of global climate change, the Yellow River basin, situated in arid and semiarid regions, also plays an important role in food production. However, using water resources in the…View More Climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River Basin.
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
International Mother Earth Day 2017 International Mother Earth Day is celebrated to remind each of us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us with life and sustenance. UN org., 21 April, 2017 It also recognizes a collective responsibility, as called for in the 1992…View More International Mother Earth Day 2017
World Day to Combat Desertification 2016. 17 June 2016. “Without a long-term solution, desertification and land degradation will not only affect food supply but lead to increased migration and threaten the stability of many nations and regions. This is why world leaders made land degradation…View More World Day to Combat Desertification 2016.
International Mother Earth Day 2016. United Nations Organization, 22 april. Mother Earth Day coincides with the Signing of the Paris Agreement. This year, Earth Day coincides with the signing ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which will take place at UN Headquarters in…View More International Mother Earth Day 2016.
World Water Day 2016 “We can take bold action to address water inequity as part of our efforts to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Message for World Water Day 2016 Water means jobs Water is the essential building block of…View More World Water Day 2016
Juan G. R , Juan G. R., and Juan P. J. A. Impact of human activity determinant factor of global warming. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 6, No. 1: 36-38, December, 2015, Spain. The impact of human activity has a great weight in the emission…View More Impact of human activity determinant factor of global warming.
Ethiopia:Water Ingineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation. The Ethiopian Herald, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 22 November 2015. Ethiopia is endowed with abundant water resources but due to lack of sufficient technology, knowledge and finance, developing water sources for agriculture and energy is in its infancy stage.…View More Ethiopia: Water Engineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation
Juan G. R., Juan P. J. A. Worldwide development of irrigated area in the main countries. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 6, No. 1: 32-35, November, 2015, Spain. In the mid 20th century, the world irrigated area was 121 million hectares, in the early 21st…View More Worldwide development of irrigated area in the main countries.
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.
Juan G. R. Drought and climate change in California, its consequences. Water and Irrigation. Vol .: 6, No. 1: 11-12, April, 2015, Spain. The extreme and exceptional drought threatens 67% of California. California’s problem is not an isolated case, is part of reality, there are…View More Drought and climate change in California, its consequences.
United Nations. World Water Day To address the many challenges related to water, we must work in a spirit of urgent cooperation, open to new ideas and innovation, and prepared to share the solutions that we all need for a sustainable future. Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.…View More 2015. United Nations. World Water Day
Decent work and sustainability intertwined for small states battling climate change Comment | 05 September 2014 Samoa, Oceania Many nations are island states such as Kiribati, Tuvalu, Niue and Nauru, struggling for survival while gradually sink below sea level, are besieged by the inexorable advance…View More Small States battling climate change