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

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

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

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

The Autotrophs

I don't think any poet is attracted to this word and even less to use it in any of his creations. Autotroph is soundless, hollow, not at all fancy and looks more like aggressive. For some it may even seem like the name of a criminal gang ... the gang "The Autotrophs". But none of [...]

By |2021-12-07T19:56:48+00:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Forest, Soils, Sustainability, Water|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 [...]

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 [...]

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