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.
More heat and environmental disaster in Mexico to end of the century. Millennium | 22/05/2012 | Juarez City, Chihuahua, Mexico. The Mexican Science Academy warned that Mexico, by the end of the century, will record an increase on temperature that can reach up to 4…View More More heat and environmental disaster in Mexico to end of the century.
Plastic island floating in the Pacific Newspaper 20 Minutes. R. Q. 22.05.2012 In the Pacific there is an island of four million tons of floating debris, 80% is plastic from land-situated between California and Hawaii. Experts estimate that has an area of 1.5 million square…View More Plastic island floating in the Pacific
Stebbins C. Crop scientists now fret about heat not just water. Reuters. Chicago, Oct 24, 2011,USA Crop scientists in the United States, the world’s largest food exporter, are pondering an odd question: could the danger of global warming really be the heat? For…View More Crop scientists now fret about heat not just water.
United Kingdom at risk for worst drought in 35 years 2012-02-20 United Kingdom United Kingdom could face a severe drought this year when the rivers are dry and recorded less rain and snow this winter, it was reported today in the British press. The rivers…View More United Kingdom at risk for worst drought in 35 years
Anticipate internal migration in Mexico by water shortages. Notimex Vanguardia newspaper on Dec. 25, 2011, Mexico In the near future water shortages and lack of access to sanitation could generate migration flows that add pressure on overcrowded urban areas, anticipates a…View More Anticipate internal migration in Mexico by water shortages.
Fayanas E. E. Brazil:water contradictions. Rebellión: Social Ecology 10-03-2011. Brazil is the greatest world water reserve with 13% of the planet. This is unevenly distributed in its territory and 70% is in the Amazon region, 15% in the Midwest, 6% in the south and 3%…View More Brazil: water contradictions.
Integrating water with climate change adaptation plans. Written by: United Kingdom Parliamentary Office. www.scidev.net 01/7/ 2011/. United Kingdom The UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, argues that water resource management should not be overlooked in plans for climate change adaptation in Africa.View More Integrating water with climate change adaptation plans.
Adapting agricultural water to climate change. Published:Overseas Development Institute. United Kingdom www.scidev.net15/9/ 2010/. United Kingdom This policy brief, published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), examines the relationship between climate change, water and food security and outlines potential adaptation strategies and policy priorities for developing…View More Adapting agricultural water to climate change.
BCN. The shortage of fresh water Library of National Congress of Chile-BCN, January 2006, Chile. Rivers, lakes, wetlands and streams are the main sources of fresh water. The population over time has been set up near them because it vital importance. One of the biggest…View More The shortage of fresh water
Moreno V. Ecuador seeks a sustainable water management. May 2005, Ecuador. Ecuador is one of the countries with the largest water reserves in the region. However, its poor management and inequitable distribution generate serious environmental, social and economic conflicts. Several issues are being discussed around…View More Ecuador seeks a sustainable water management.
The steady increase in world population, low birth control by the non developed countries, excessive pollution of the environment, inadequate protection of the marine environment, the systematic neglect of agriculture in many countries, the high demand for food, inadequate water management.View More The excessive global population growth threatens its sustainability.
Juan G. R. Climate change, current and short-term effect. Water and Irrigation, Volume 1, Nº 2: 3-4, 2010, Spain. Climate change is part of the changes or adjustments that makes the planet earth to maintain the balance of different factors or natural forces, at the…View More Climate change, current and short-term effect.
Tuduri B. F. Climate change, causes, development and consequences. Alicante, 25/11/2009, Spain. Currently, there is a strong scientific consensus that global climate will be significantly altered in the XXI century as a result of increased concentrations of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous…View More Climate change, causes, development and consequences. Alicante, 25/11/2009, Spain