Global warming, forest fires and their disastrous effects in 2019.

Juan G. R., Juan G. R. and Juan P. J. A. Global warming, forest fires and their disastrous effects in 2019.  Water and Irrigation Vol.: 10, No. 1: 21-24, October 15, 2019, Spain.  Worldwide there are more than 10 million ha affected by forest fires…

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Tornadoes wave in the USA increases and each season is more aggressive

Effects of climate change, such as sea level rise, increased oceanic heat, acidification of the oceans, melting of ice in poles and glaciers continue, extreme weather conditions have sown destruction on all continents, as indicated in the WMO  Climate change and its different effects are reaching the different areas of the planet and are becoming more aggressive every day, which together with the demographic growth of the world population that already reaches 7.8 billion inhabitants and the pollution of the air by the Greenhouse gas emissions due to the action of human activity make the perspective of sustainable development and social welfare increasingly difficult to achieve by the end of the century.

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Floods fight in Mallorca demand more protection works.

 In the fight against flooding in Sant Lorenç Mallorca, which is so prone to this type of event, it must protect the area with contour channels that dampen the entrance of external waters to the area and improve the urban surface drainage and drainage of the internal waters within the town, in order to evacuate the runoff of the waters in the affected area in the shortest possible time and ensure that human and economic losses are minimized

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Heatwaves its effect and drought in 2018

Heat waves and drought have manifested with great intensity in 2018, in different countries of Asia, Africa, Europe, America and Oceania as a result of greater global warming, causing hundreds of human losses and billions of dollars in losses of harvests in different crops, registering the highest temperature

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 NU, 17 June, 2018 In addition to providing for basic cooking, heating and construction needs, forests today are depleted by illegal logging, Afghanistan. Photo: UNAMID/Albert Gonzalez Farran The decay of the land Desertification is the degradation of…

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Hurricane Harvey hits Texas and Louisiana provoking great economic losses.

(Español) Las pérdidas económicas se estimaron en 100 billones de dólares, es necesario revisar el plan de construcción de viviendas, sistemas de drenaje y repoblación forestal en la lucha contra inundaciones, ciclones, huracanes y tornados en todo el sur de los Estados Unidos. El presidente Donald Trump ha aprobado declaraciones de desastre de emergencia tanto en Texas como en Louisiana, dirigiendo la ayuda federal hacia las áreas afectadas.

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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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Global warming and acidification of the oceans.

Global warming and acidification of the oceans reduce the capacity of calcareous phytoplankton to absorb CO2 from the atmosphere. The rapid warming and acidification of the oceans causes negative impacts on the calcareous microalgae that are important regulators of the concentration of CO2 in the…

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Syrian crisis altered region’s land and water resources

Syrian crisis altered region’s land and water resources, Stanford study finds Danielle Torrent and Tucker, Steven Gorelick Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences: December 5, 2016 The Syrian civil war and subsequent refugee migration caused sudden changes in the area’s land use and…

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