World Day to combat Desertification and Drought, 2017.

(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.

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Climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River Basin.

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…

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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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World Day to Combat Desertification 2016.

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…

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International Mother Earth Day 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…

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World Water 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…

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Impact of human activity determinant factor of global warming.

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…

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Ethiopia: Water Engineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation

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.…

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Drought and climate change in California, its consequences.

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…

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