Plastics and garbage pollution in oceans and seas increases in 2019

(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.

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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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Amphibious Colombia, a knowledge of wetlands and moors.

Amphibious Colombia, a thorough knowledge of wetlands and moors. Environment, May 18, 2016, Colombia. The country has unprecedented information on ecosystems. Titled Amphibious Colombia, the results of scientific research on the moors and wetlands in the country were presented, which are habitat of amphibians, birds,…

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Record temperatures set to reach tropics first

Record temperatures set to reach tropics first Diane Desotelle, MN Sea Grant .The world could reach temperature record means for 2047. Tropical regions will be hit even earlier with unprecedented temperatures being reached in Indonesia’s Papau province by 2020, Jamaica by 2023 and Equatorial Guinea…

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Biodiversity of the Orinoco river basin: obligatory reference.

Biodiversity of the Orinoco river basin: obligatory reference. January 17, 2011, Colombia, Venezuela. The Orinoco river binational basin extends over an area of ​​981,446 km2, shared by 65% ​​in Venezuela and by Colombia in 35%, it provides valuable information about the current state of knowledge…

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