(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
(Español) Los efectos del cambio climático en 2018 se han intensificado gradualmente a través olas de calor y de frio, incendios forestales, inundaciones, sequias, huracanes y ciclones, por lo que se estima que para 2040 se incrementará los problemas como la escasez de alimentos, los incendios forestales, el desplazamiento poblacional, las inundaciones y sequiasView More Effects of climate change in 2018
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
Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM) Results FAO, 2016. The livestock sector contributes significantly to the total human emissions of greenhouse gases, it is estimated that livestock production chains emitted a total of 7.1 gigatonnes of CO2-eq globally in 2005, which represents 14.5% of the…View More Global Livestock Environmental Assessment
Juan G. R. and Juan G. R. Global warming and climate change, its effects. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 7, No. 1: 30-31, October, 2016, Spain. The most developed areas of the world contribute to increased global warming, since among China, the US and the…View More Global warming and climate change, its effects.
Juan G. R. and Juan P. J. A. Floods in the corridor of US tornadoes. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 7, No. 1: 19-20, August, 2016, Spain. In 2016 torrential rains have caused flooding in the states of Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri…View More Floods in the corridor of US tornadoes.
Juan G. R. and Juan P. J. A. The melting at the poles and global warming. Water and Irrigation Vol .: 7, No. 1: 9-10, March, 2016, Spain. Changes in air temperature and oceans affect the melting ice due to heat exchange between ice, water…View More The melting at the poles and global warming.
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.
El Niño reached its peak in late 2015. Empresa Editora El Comercio, January 12, 2016, Lima, Peru. El Niño is a phenomenon that is increasing the surface temperature of the Pacific Ocean, causing high temperatures in Asia and East Africa as well as heavy rains…View More El Niño reached its peak in late 2015.
Juan G. R. Alertness on global depletion of groundwater reserves. Water and Irrigation. Vol .: 6, No. 1: 17-18, July, 2015, Spain. The depletion of water reserves in the world, not about a point problem, but widespread that already includes major aquifers in the world…View More Alertness on global depletion of groundwater reserves.
One – third of the World´s largest Ground water Sources are in serious trouble: study. The Huffington Post Hilary Hanson Posted: 06/17/2015, USA The earth’s biggest groundwater basins are being depleted far more quickly than previously believed, it was examined the 37 largest aquifers on…View More One-Third Of The World’s Largest Groundwater Sources Are In Serious Trouble
The Solar System and Beyond is Awash in Water Credits: NASA April 7, 2015 NASA is exploring our solar system and beyond to understand the workings of the universe, searching for water and life among the stars. There are several worlds thought to possess liquid…View More The Solar System and Beyond is Awash in Water
World Day against the drought, a call to promote efficient use of water. Published MinCI, 17/06/2014, Venezuela. Near 1500 million people around the world live on land in the process of degradation, and 42% of the planet’s poorest inhabitants survive in areas already degraded. Desertification…View More World Day against the drought, a call to promote efficient use of water.
Curiosity detects evidence of a freshwater lake on Mars Science and Technology, Monday 9 December 2013 . The U.S. robot, Curiosity , first detected on the surface of Mars direct evidence of the existence in the past of a freshwater lake on the Red Planet…View More Curiosity detects evidence of a freshwater lake on Mars