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 [...]

Revitalization: collective action for the Ocean. World Oceans Day 2022

On June 8 we celebrate World Oceans Day 2022, this year framed in the UN Decade of Ocean Sciences and within which the Conference of the Oceans is held, between June 27 and July 1, 2022, in Lisbon, Portugal and which will be organized jointly with the government of Kenya. The theme of 2022 Revitalization: [...]

Earth Day 2022. “Invest in our planet”

Like every year, every April 22 we celebrate International Mother Earth Day. The theme for the year 2022 is “Invest in our planet”. We find ourselves with oceans and seas increasingly suffocated by plastic pollution. The followed rise in temperatures to extreme levels. Forest fires, floods, cyclones, tornadoes and other climatic events affect millions of [...]

By |2022-04-21T03:02:55+00:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Air, Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Forest, Pollution, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

Green, how I want you green… on Earth Day

“Green, how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches. The ship out on the sea and the horse on the mountain”. 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 [...]

World Water Day 2022. Groundwater, making the invisible visible

Groundwater, making the invisible visible Every March 22 we celebrate World Water Day, and in 2022 the theme chosen by the United Nations is “Groundwater, making the invisible visible”. It seeks to focus attention on the importance that the main source of water for human consumption is groundwater, so it must be protected by giving [...]

By |2022-03-21T19:44:34+00:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Pollution, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

International Day of Forests 2022. Forests and sustainable production and consumption

Forests and sustainable production and consumption The theme of the International Day of Forests 2022 “Forests and sustainable production and consumption”, has been chosen to draw attention to this problem and to consciously promote the use of sustainable wood for people and the planet. Forests are one of the main means of absorbing CO2, fundamental [...]

Forests and water, two inseparable and essential factors

On March 21 and 22, the “International Day of Forests” and the “World Water Day” are celebrated. Let the opportunity be propitious to remember that deforestation of forests, drought and water scarcity are closely related to each other, with serious environmental and social consequences. In almost the entire planet, water scarcity has become an increasingly [...]

World Soil Day 2021

Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity On December 5 of each year we celebrate World Soil Day. In 2014 the UN designated this date, which had been proposed by FAO a year earlier. Although its origin was in 2002, promoted as an event by the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), within the framework of [...]

By |2021-12-07T20:50:34+00:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Forest, Pollution, Soils, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

Heat waves, fires, and climate change

The temperatures recorded these days in Lytton, Canada and Pakistan are an alert to the world This year 2021 we have seen unprecedented phenomena related to excessive heat, which has surprised the north of the planet. The situation has turned dramatic in the small town of Lytton, on June 29, where the temperature touched 49.5 [...]

The Earth talks in its Day

Today, April 22, I am 4300 million years old and in such a long period I have never seen anything like this. But first let me introduce myself. My name is Earth or Mother Earth. I am a blue globe, which in practice is a gigantic condominium with hundreds of thousands of apartments inhabited by [...]

By |2021-04-22T02:41:41+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Air, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Pollution, Soils, Water|0 Comments
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