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May, the month of biological diversity 

May 22. International Day for Biological Diversity 2022

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May20. World Bee Day 2022

This May 20, like every year since 2017, we celebrate World Bee Day. This year we continue with the theme “Commitment to bees”, which has been dedicated to celebrating their diversity and that of beekeeping systems.

©Published first time in November 2015 – Updated August 2022
From COP1 to COP27. The Brief History of COP, Conference of the Parties, is a summary or short timeline of what has happened at the major annual climate conferences. This Brief History was created by SGK-PLANET in 2015 as a fine tapestry that we have been weaving patiently, stitch by stitch, in order to provide our readers with comprehensive information about these important conferences. The present edition covers from COP1 (1995) to the preparations for COP27 (Nov-2022). >…

The First Earth Summit turns half a century old in June 2022. In this article we analyze the positive and negative events that resulted from Stockholm-1972 in these 50 years.
The Conference produced the “Stockholm Declaration”, contain seven Proclamations and 26 Principles aimed at normalizing the relations of human beings with the environment. >… 

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In the “Frequently Asked Questions about the Paris Agreement”, a question ask: What are the dangers that can affect the Paris Agreement? In response, one causes to implode the climate agreement says: a generalized war that distracts governments from the fight against climate change.

These days the Nord Stream-2 pipeline is world news. For the benefit of our readers we have decided to publish this article again

The energy transition is in full swing and sooner rather than later it will be imposed. It’s just a matter of time. There is no way back. The decarbonization process is unstoppable and will be a triumph for humanity, as long as the correct steps are followed.

I have borrowed the first lines of the poem “Romance Sonámbulo” by the famous Spanish poet Federico García Lorca to write this article, in tribute to our planet on the occasion of International Mother Earth Day 2022 being celebrated on April 22.

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The Rio Summit was a fundamental meeting, more important than most people think. In Río de Janeiro set the foundations for the fight against climate change and face the threats that loom over life on Earth, with a view to the 21st century. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was established in Rio and the creation of the COP, Conference of the Parties, was agreed as its supreme body

Summary and conclusions of COP26 Glasgow 2021

Introduction. Half a century lost before Glasgow. Summary of COP26. What is the Glasgow Climate Pact? Main objectives of COP26. Who were the absent leaders? The physical spaces. Opinions. COP26 conclusions.
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Global Warming, Greenhouse Effect, Climate Change and their relationships 
It is necessary to be very clear about the difference between these three phenomena on Earth, although they are so closely related to each other that it is almost impossible to talk about one of them without mentioning the other two…

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Climate change, what is it and what are its causes? 
* 1-2-3 climate change in few words * Three inseparable phenomena: global warming, greenhouse effect and climate change * How to avoid climate change (video) * At what level of the atmosphere does the greenhouse effect occur? * Human causes of global warming…

Global Warming

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PPM-CO2 the carbon letters that write our future 
Humanity has always had a special concern to know what destiny holds. The popular and universal horoscopes, the tarot cards, the deck of cards, the crystal ball or the palmistry, are the best evidence of this human need. The Greeks used to go to the oracle of Delphi, a sanctuary dedicated to the God Apollo, to request an answer…

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Natural global warming, key factor of life on Earth 
* How natural global warming works * Anthropogenic warming * Fourier saw it clear in 1824 * The biosphere, a thin layer that contains all the life of our planet * Causes of global warming * 10 major emitters of CO2 * Have we reached the Anthropocene? Increase in temperature…

Environment

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How we affect our environment in nine different ways 
Environmental pollution, in the classical concept, occurs when certain elements that cause harmful effects accumulate in quantities that nature cannot recycle. A contaminant is a substance that is found in a medium to which it does not belong or that does so at levels that can cause adverse effects. >…

 

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Origin, importance and degradation of soils 
* Origin and importance of soils * Degradation * How are volcanoes formed? * The substrate and the success of life on Earth * The substrate explained without words * Life arises anywhere on Earth * The soil is alive * Soil diversity * Causes of pollution…

Permafrost

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The Anthropocene 
The Anthropocene is the name that some scientists have proposed to indicate a new geological era, characterized by the great modifications to the planet made by humans. These activities have begun to cause noticeable biological and geophysical changes on Earth…

Pollution

Wind Power

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Wind Power: clean, renewable and natural

* The wind turbine, the heart of the wind system * The parts of a wind turbine * This is how it produces electricity * Aeolus, god of the winds * Wind farms * Incredible! How to transport a blade: not as small, not as light as it seems * Video: traffic accident with a wind turbine. >…

Fracking

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Fracking fever, a real threat to Paris Agreement
The failure of the Paris Agreement would be the failure of Homo sapiens. If we do not reverse the increase in global warming and we do not support sustainability on our planet, we will all be losers. There are clear indications that we are going in a opposite direction. >…

 

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Fracking or Hydraulic Fracturing

* Why fracking is not an option (video). * The dangers of fracking * Products obtained * A cloak of mystery about chemicals * A day in Vaca Muerta, a camp in Argentina. We show you the secrets of fracking that very few know. >…

Amazon rainforests

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Why does the lung of the world burn?
It is no little that is at stake in the Amazon rainforest. The lung of the world should not be a token in a casino roulette. This biodiversity emporium is about 7 million km2, it is 12 times the size of Spain, it has 80,000 kinds of trees, 140,000 species of plants, 20% of the world’s species…

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Amazon, the largest and most exuberant rainforest on the planet
* The Amazon and the extraction of CO2 from the atmosphere * The jungle in figures * The 9 countries that share it * Destruction in numbers * The Amazon river key to the jungle * The quantified river * The 12 dangers that loom over the Amazon…

Wildfires

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The ABC of Wildfires: Australia, Brazil, and California

It is no little that is at stake in the Amazon rainforest. The lung of the world should not be a token in a casino roulette. This biodiversity emporium is about 7 million km2, it is 12 times the size of Spain, it has 80,000 kinds of trees, 140,000 species of plants, 20% of the world’s species…

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Australia: A mirror for the world?
Could Australia be the first area of the planet with a climate change concluded?
Not only are the mega fires out of control, which with their violent flames devastate everything they find in their path. Now other phenomena join the fires, increasing the anguish and misfortune of its poor inhabitants, animals and vegetation.