More than 70 organizations, including CCOO, urge citizens to join the global call for mobilizations for Climate In defense of the future, a living planet and a just world, civil society organizations and collectives urge Citizens to support and join the Global Climate mobilization on September 27 The signatory organizations request that the climate emergency be declared immediately and that the concrete measures necessary be taken to rapidly reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to zero .
More and more businesses and supermarkets adhere to the “zero waste” movement: their products do not have packaging, and each customer decides how much to buy. In 1989, 100 million tons of plastic were produced worldwide. By 2014, this figure had tripled. More than half of this plastic is used in disposable, single-use products, such as bottles, bags and containers of all kinds, according to the latest data from the PlasticsEurope association.
A joint study between two faculties of the University of Buenos Aires found that the presence of this agrochemical in the food of the larvae had a negative impact on their survival by delaying their growth and reducing the size they reach as adults. The honey bee is the main pollinator of many agricultural crops.
Fires in Brazil's Pantanal wetlands are devastating the biodiversity region, consuming an area the size of London in the past 10 days, burning some animals alive and sending others to flee. Hell in the world's largest tropical wetlands. The world is the latest environmental disaster facing Brazil, following a mysterious oil spill that affects the beaches of the northeast and the August fires that devastated the Amazon region.
While the highland country built bridges with China for the exploitation of “white gold”, a Trump delegation sought to access the lithium route through the Jujuy government. The exploitation and industrialization of lithium meant the opening of important trade agreements for Bolivia in the last year, but it also spurred increased tensions with the United States.
The Fondation de France (FDF), a philanthropic institution, created the Bee Fund, which seeks to finance actions to recover the population of bees. To make the mission lighter and more fun, he opened an Instagram account and introduced the world to the first influencer bee. The character made in computer graphics is pure charm, he already has more than 122 thousand followers and his name is B.
The world's first trash barrier made entirely of bubbles was unveiled in Amsterdam in an attempt to collect waste in the city's canals before reaching the North Sea. A Dutch startup, the Municipality of Amsterdam and the Regional Board de Aguas launched the Great Bubble Barrier, a simple device that funnels trash, especially small pieces of plastic, to the side of the Westerdok canal where it can be recovered.
"Let's not take this planet for granted," DiCaprio warned in 2016 when he received his first Oscar for his performance in The Revenant, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. The actor spent practically a year filming on horseback between the Canadian Rockies and Argentine Patagonia, with extremely harsh weather conditions.
According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), on a global scale it is estimated that around 90 percent of the population lives in areas with air pollution (9 out of 10 people). As a consequence, 1 death in 10 is due to this pollution. This dramatic statistic makes up the fourth most important risk factor for death on planet Earth.
Venice businesses and residents say they feel helpless as they prepare for the upcoming high tides. As tourists posed for selfies in St. Mark's Square on Wednesday night, shop owners cleaned the floors of their stores. locals and cleaned up debris while assessing the cost of damage from record high tides.
Castor oil is extracted from the seeds of the castor plant, a plant native to Africa and India. Ricinus communis, commonly called castor, castor, spurge, fig, fig tree, infernal fig tree, among many other words, is the only accepted species of the genus Ricinus, a shrubby plant of the Euphorbiaceae family If we think about this oil it will possibly come to mind as a remedy used by our grandparents as a purgative, but the benefits of this oil go much further.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a joint statement reaffirming their strong support for the "irreversible" United Nations-sponsored Paris Agreement on climate change, from which the United States announced its departure this week. two countries "reaffirm their strong support for the Paris Agreement, which they consider an irreversible process and a compass for strong action on the climate," the statement said.
For scientists working to reverse the threats posed by climate change and environmental damage to the oceans, coral reefs are in trouble, but a solution to this may be, the "music of marine life" that helps Subsidize the ecosystem: An international team of scientists wanted to know whether replacing the sounds of a healthy coral reef would attract fish to dying areas of the reef.
The Natural History Museum in London announced that a species of beetle has been named "Nelloptodes gretae" in honor of the 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who has been constantly involved in environmental issues and has demanded world leaders a greater commitment to combat climate change, always in defense of planet Earth.
US President Donald Trump said he is planning to pull the US out of the United Nations-sponsored Paris Agreement on climate change. At an energy conference in Pittsburgh, President Trump touted the rise in energy US crude oil and natural gas production
Cacti over 70 years old are run over by US Army bulldozers in the Sonoran Desert The majestic Saguaros of the Sonoran Desert, some over 70 years old, are being knocked over by bulldozers to build a border wall of nine meters high and 70km long, by order of the US president, Donald Trump.
In parts of Australia, vast areas of native vegetation have been cleared and replaced by our cities, farms, and infrastructure. When native vegetation is removed, the habitat and resources it provides for native wildlife are invariably lost.Our environmental laws and most conservation efforts tend to focus on what this loss means for endangered species. of extinction.
An indigenous Guardian of the Amazon has been shot dead and another comrade has been wounded during an ambush by armed loggers in the Brazilian Amazon. Paulo Paulino Guajajara, also known as Kwahu Tenetehar, was fatally shot in the neck and died in the jungle . Another of his companions, Tainaky Tenetehar, was shot in the back and arm but managed to escape.
A teenager from Ireland is one of the winners of the Google Science Fair for his invention to treat ocean microplastics. Fion Ferreira, was among the 5,000 contestants from different countries who presented their experiments to Google. Other young people were also awarded from India, Turkey, Indonesia and Russia.
When cooking, many add bay leaves to foods, especially red meat and poultry. But why are bay leaves added to food? The answer would be for flavor, but there is more to it than that, if you boil bay leaves in a glass of water and taste it, it will have no taste or smell.
The alarm signal has already been raised on the planet for the climate crisis and the collapse of biodiversity. But little is said of another insidious crisis that can extinguish us: the poisoning of our planet and our bodies. “Our incessant exposure to pollution and other sources of toxic substances poses a global threat to human rights, including our right to reproductive health. “Said the UN special rapporteur, Baskut Tuncak, on hazardous substances and wastes before the General Assembly on Thursday, Tuncak also explained that when viewed through the lens of reproductive and child health, the importance and severity of preventing exposure to toxic substances from the first years of life the crisis worsens even more.