Published articles2018-11-16T19:54:05+00:00

Climate change deniers will have to capitulate

When the first railroads in the United States began to roar, many landlords questioned the viability of the new system of transportation and bet on their failure. Their argument was very simple: the railings were violating private property and they were not willing to allow it. Some people threatened [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Global Warming|0 Comments

World Population Day

Why is World Population Day celebrated on July 11? The UN established this date because that day, in 1987, the world population reached 5,000 million people. Since then this figure has increased by more than 50%, surpassing the 7,600 million inhabitants. The numerical growth of humans in the 20th [...]

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Global Warming|0 Comments

Generation Friday

Dedicated to all those children, teenagers and youth who have activated and fight for their future. A long time ago the world waited for you. It was proven once again that you cannot plow in the sea. Instead, seeds of hope, wherever they spread a good day can germinate, [...]

By |June 30th, 2019|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Global Warming, Soils|0 Comments

World Day to Combat Desertification

The "World Day to Combat Desertification" is celebrated every year on June 17, because that day, in 1994, the "Convention to Combat Desertification" was enacted in Paris, that is, a quarter of a century ago. This 25th anniversary of the Convention will be organized by the government of Turkey, [...]

Summary and conclusions of the Rio Summit. Second Earth Summit

Revised in June 2019 Rio was a very important meeting, there is no doubt that the foundations were laid there to face the multiple threats that loom life on Earth in this 21st century. However, the declarations, agreements and programs established there were not binding. In colloquial words, no [...]

World Oceans Day. Plastics, answers and other maritime data

World Oceans Day was proposed during the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, 1992, although it was only implemented in 2008. Since then, World Oceans Day is celebrated on June 8 of each year, by resolution of the General Assembly of the UN. Its objective is to raise awareness [...]

World Environment Day, environmental facts and curiosities

Beat Air Polution World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5, dedicated this year to the fight against air pollution with the moto “Beat Air pollution”. Established by the UN in 1972, during the Stockholm Conference, whose central theme was the normalization of human relations with the environment. China [...]

How we reach the Climate Emergency

On May 1, 2019 England declared the "Climate Emergency". It was the first country to do so. The threat that looms over life on our planet and the pressure of environmental groups made it take this big step. With the Climate Emergency Great Britain set name and last name [...]

Biodiversity in fast fall

Today is International Day for Biological Diversity. Biodiversity is everything. Any issue that we touch, such as global warming, climate change, sustainable economy is a function of it, since it is, for better or for worse, the recipient of our mistakes, successes or omissions. Be good the occasion to [...]

Bees have nothing to celebrate

Today is World Bee Day. Why do we say that these champions of pollination and laborious honey producers have nothing to celebrate The answer is: they are in danger of extinction, basically due to our activities. And this is not a little thing, because the small Antophilas, which is [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: Climate Change, Forest, Global Warming, Soils|0 Comments

The asymmetric war against animals

"Protect our species", is the motto chosen by the UN for the celebration of Earth Day 2019, on April 22, in the framework of biodiversity in our privileged blue planet. Talking about biodiversity and species protection, without considering their recent demographic history, at least some of them, would be [...]

By |April 15th, 2019|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Global Warming|0 Comments

Games of Thrones or Climate Games?

About the premiere of the first episode of the last season of "Game of Thrones". I am 72 years old and I confess that I have never seen a delivery of the successful series. The reason: I need to attend to 24 different topics for having proposed to leave [...]

By |April 14th, 2019|Categories: Anthropocene, Climate Change, Global Warming, Soils|0 Comments

Brief history of the COPs – UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

The 2019-2020 biennium will have a special meaning, due to the three emblematic dates that will be celebrated in this period: the 25th anniversaries of the entry into force of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (March 1994).The delivery No. 25 of the COP, and the [...]

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The largest reservoir of fresh water on the planet and the threat of drought

The Amazon River and its thousand tributaries make up the largest and most powerful watershed on the planet. Thanks to this enormous expanse of waters, wetlands and marshes, the Amazon rainforest, called the lung of the world, was developed over millions of years. This wonderful system is rich in [...]

Ask in the Forest Day: Who owns the Amazon rainforest?

Source: Amazonia Gallery What happened in Borneo for two decades has made hostile deforestation not a matter of science fiction. The consequences suffered by their forests leave no doubt, theories, speculations or denialist thesis. There are no doubts about its causes and sources. What happened [...]