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
(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
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
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
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,…View More Amphibious Colombia, a knowledge of wetlands and moors.
Many of world’s lakes are vanishing and some may be gone forever. New Scientist, 4 March 2016. Many of world’s lake are vanishing by different causes. Lake Poopó became a dry salt pan. Titicaca is heading towards trouble too, just 1 to 2 °C of…View More Many of world’s lakes are vanishing.
Status of wetlands in Spain. Ecologists in Action, Nature, World Wetlands Day, 2015, Spain. Clearly the situation in which its find most wetlands in Spain, in recent decades have gone 60% of the wetlands of the Spanish State due to desiccation and occupations produced by…View More Status of wetlands in Spain.
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…View More Record temperatures set to reach tropics first
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…View More Biodiversity of the Orinoco river basin: obligatory reference.