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
(Español) Con el calentamiento global y el cambio climático la demanda de agua aumenta en la agricultura, en la población, la industria y el turismo, por lo que debemos prepararnos con más eficiencia en la reutilización de las aguas residuales para hacerle frente al desafío que se avecina.View More Reuse of wastewater in Spain should be increased
(Español) El agua es un recurso vital que cada vez es más escaso. Su uso indiscriminado, el aumento de la población global y los efectos del cambio climático ponen en riesgo el panorama futuro del planeta TierraView More Water demand will grow 80% in the cities until 2050.
Juan G. R and Juan G. R. Water crisis in Spain, its effects at the end of autumn 2017. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 8, No. 1: 14-16, November 2017, Spain. The current volume of water stored in Spain is 20768 hm3, which represents only…View More . Water crisis in Spain, its effects at the end of autumn 2017.
Juan G. R. Drought in Spain, its effects at the beginning of summer 2017. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 8, No. 1: 5-6, June 2017, Spain. The current volume of water in Spain is 31326 hm3, which represents only 56% of the capacity of the…View More Juan G. R. Drought in Spain, its effects at the beginning of summer 2017.
FAO warns of growing water scarcity amid climate change, population growth Ronnel W. Domingo Philippine Daily Inquirer / January 24, 2017 Competition for water will intensify as the global population exceeds nine billion people around 2050. The Food and Agriculture Organization is calling for better…View More FAO warns of growing water scarcity amid climate change, population growth
The Bolivian glaciers are in retreat. Miriam Telma Jemio By: Univision. Posted: Jan 19, 2017, Bolivia. The impact of climate change on tropical glaciers, of which 20% is in Bolivia, in the Cordillera Real, are an important source of water for the inhabitants of the…View More The Bolivian glaciers are in retreat.
Juan G. R. Flooding and drought occur simultaneously in the Valencian Community. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 7, No. 1: 32-33, December, 2016, Spain. Despite heavy rains in the provinces of Valencia and Castellón, rains accumulated up to November in the Community of Valencia are…View More Flooding and drought occur simultaneously in the Valencian Community.
A Warming World means less water with economic consequences. NPR Staff, May 22, 2016 The World Bank report says we also need to think about too little water, the potable sort. There are areas where water is readily available, like Central Africa and East Asia,…View More A Warming World means less water with economic consequences
Olive cultivation Letter to the editor: Inamul Haq The Express Tribune, May 14, 2016, Pakistan. As Pakistan faces increasingly erratic weather patterns associated with climate change, peasants in arid regions here are going for drought-resilient crops like olives. Olive cultivation is very apt for arid…View More Olive cultivation
Scientists help Vietnam’s rice farmers adapt to climate change, amid major drought. Jared Ferrie, Asia Editor Phnom Penh, 16 March 2016 Scientists are developing more resistant varieties of rice to help farmers in Vietnam adapt to climate change, amid the country’s worst drought in 90…View More Scientists help Vietnam’s rice farmers adapt to climate change.
Vegetable farmers in Kulungungu hit by acute water shortage. Business News, ghanaweb.com, 18 February 2016, Ghana Vegetable farmers at Kulungungu in the Pusiga District of the Upper East Region face the risk of losing their crops to harsh weather conditions. They are unable to irrigate…View More Vegetable farmers in Kulungungu hit by acute water shortage.
Water stress effects on grain yield in the vegetative phase in the cultivation of the bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Polón P. R., Miranda C. A., Ramírez A. M. A. y Maqueira L. L. A. Unidad Científica Tecnológica de Base (UCTB) “Los Palacios”, Instituto Nacional de…View More Water stress effects on the yield in bean vegetative phase
Lack of sanitation for 2,4 billion people is undermining health improvements. Joint WHO/UNICEF, news release. June, 30, 2015 ¦ Geneva ¦ New York. The Joint Monitoring Programme report, Progress on sanitation and drinking water: 2015 update and MDG assessment, says worldwide, 1 in 3 people,…View More Lack of sanitation for 2.4 billion people is undermining health improvements