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The bell ringing of the last Venezuelan glacier

Last week the disappearance of the Humboldt Glacier, the last ice mass of its kind in our country, made news. It was our last glacier... and also the first in the world. As for Venezuela, there will be no more ice melting, simply because there are no more glaciers left. They are over, they are [...]

Forests and Innovation: New Solutions for a Better World. International Day of Forests 2024

Forests and innovation: new solutions for a better world Every March 21 we celebrate the International Day of Forests, and a theme is selected each year to develop for that celebration. In 2024 it has been dedicated to “Forests and innovation: new solutions for a better world”. The great advances in innovation and technology have [...]

What we know about the El Niño phenomenon 2023-2024

Includes recommendations to minimize in advance the effects of the El Niño phenomenon Scientists estimate that the 2023-2024 El Niño, exacerbated by the climate crisis, will likely raise global temperatures to new records in 2024. The most recent of these events was El Niño 2015-2016. After seven years of pause, it is among us again, [...]

Her Land. Her Rights. World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2023

Desertification and drought are issues that affect the entire planet and consequently the populations of all regions, so their interest is worldwide. This June 17th is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. For 2023 the theme is “Her land. Her rights”. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) does so through an [...]

The world “Beat plastic pollution”. World Environment Day 2023

This June 5th marks the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day, with the theme “Beat plastic pollution” and promoting the search for solutions to this problem. The General Assembly of the United Nations in 1972 established the date, directed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), being celebrated from June 5 since 1973. This year [...]

Good climate news

The good news is that the road for the renewable, green, or clean fuels is clear. Already 13% of the world's energy is produced by solar and wind energy, and the production of both continues to increase, according to data provided by CNN. The transition process is in full movement and has reached an inertia [...]

The soil and the importance of its conservation

Since 1963, every July 7 we celebrate the International Soil Conservation Day, in memory of the American researcher Dr. Hugh Hammond Bennet who dedicated himself to the study of production and care of the soil, to maintain the balance of the environment. What is the soil? Soil is one of the most important resources to [...]

Planet Water without water

Updated June 2022 From today's headline (22-6-2022), World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2022. “Drought in Chile: the effects of climate change and the overexploitation of reserves. Since 2007, Chile has suffered an extreme drought. In many regions, the flow of streams and rivers has been reduced by between 50 and more than 90 [...]

Rising up from drought together. World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2022

Every year on June 17, the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is celebrated throughout the world. This year the theme is “Rising up from drought together”, seeks to promote early and timely action to avoid consequences that can be described as disastrous for humanity and planetary ecosystems. The celebration this year 2022 will [...]

By |2022-06-17T00:56:35+00:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Forest, Global Warming, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

International Day for Biological Diversity 2022

Building a shared future for all life On May 22, 2022, we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity. This date was established by the United Nations with the purpose of spread the importance of biological diversity, due to the value of the immense number of species of living beings and ecosystems, which are rapidly [...]

By |2022-05-30T20:37:39+00:00May 22nd, 2022|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Environment, Forest, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments
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