Stockholm Declaration. Proclaims and Principles

Report of the United Nations Conferences on the Human Environment Stocjholm, 5 - 16 June 1972 United Nations Publications Nueva York, 1973 A/CONF.48/14/Rev.l Part One Action taken by the Conference Chapter I Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Having met at Stockholm [...]

Back to Stockholm!

At the 1972 Stockholm Conference was everything we should have done, but didn't do Going back to Stockholm, in the real sense of the phrase, is impossible. Only in science fiction can you go back to the past. Reversing deforestation of forests is unreal. It can be reforested, yes, but the deforested areas are so [...]

A very important week

Tomorrow (05-30-2022) begins the week of the 50th anniversary of "Stockholm 1972", the first world environmental conference, also called "First Earth Summit" or "UN Conference on the Human Environment". Half a century ago, in the capital of Sweden, a fundamental document was produced, drawn up by illustrious minds. “The Stockholm Declaration”, which consists of 7 [...]

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

World Bee Day 2022

Celebrating the diversity of bees and beekeeping systems 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. On the occasion of this Day, the United Nations wants to [...]

By |2022-05-20T00:31:58+00:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Environment, Sustainability|0 Comments

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 Introduction Half a century lost before Glasgow In Stockholm-1972 the First Earth Summit was held. This meeting produced the "Stockholm Declaration", a document comparable [...]

Meaning and importance of the environment and biodiversity

World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 of each year. In 2020 the venue of the event will be Colombia. Around 30 experts will participate in six academic panels that will be held that day. Topics to be discussed will be the Amazon, air quality, health, circular economy, and climate change. The central theme [...]

International Mother Earth Day in an environment of COVID-19

The motivation for this year 2020: "The role of biological diversity" This year marks the golden anniversary of the International Mother Earth Day, established on April 22, 1970, to stimulate by the American senator Gaylord Nelson, promoter of the first demonstration in defense of the environment in the United States. 50 years ago, Nelson encouraged [...]

By |2020-04-22T05:52:28+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Global Warming|0 Comments

Reopen or not reopen, here is the question

Humanity is at the greatest crossroads in its history, caused by the unexpected attack of the new coronavirus, causing the pathology COVID-19. No one can say a priori that it is better to reopen or not to reopen. It has been heard over there: “I'd rather die of COVID-19 than famine". Whoever says this has [...]

By |2020-04-24T01:13:45+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Anthropocene|0 Comments

For a better world after COVID-19

The coronavirus is a worldwide catastrophe, a planetary cataclysm, a universal chaos that surprised us all. A tragedy of proportions still impossible to quantify. In baseball terms, we caught us off base. In terms of soccer, the coronavirus showed us a red card and sent us to sit in our houses, until he leaves. Most [...]

By |2020-04-04T20:30:21+00:00April 4th, 2020|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Environment|0 Comments
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