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Keys to the worrying UN report on the state of world fisheries

According to Ernesto Jardim, Director of Fisheries Standards at MSC, the UN report Sofia2020 shows what are the sustainable practices of fishing in the sea. Below, we present the five most important conclusions drawn from the report prepared by FAO: “ The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020: Sustainability in Action ”.
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Nanoplastics can accumulate in plant tissues

As plastic waste has reached endemic proportions around the world, tiny plastic particles have been entering our food. Even table salt and bottled water have been found to be contaminated with microplastics - unknowingly, each of us consumes about 52,000 tiny plastic particles a year, according to Canadian researchers.
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Antarctica's 'green snow' is sucking carbon out of the air

Photosynthesis and Antarctica. It might not be the most intuitive combination, but the frozen continent, famous for statuesque icebergs and marching penguins, is also home to communities of algae, mosses, lichens, and even some kind of flowering grass. A new study advanced on the so-called green snow.
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A jungle in Patagonia that survived 18 million years

Quilque Lil is an urban nature reserve project, a public space with free and open access administered by the municipality of Aluminé where it is intended to establish a sort of open-air university to learn and teach local heritage. The reserve is a place that is You are waiting for an ordinance that will give you the opportunity to conserve this portion of Patagonian nature to enjoy and care for it.
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Stonehenge to broadcast its Midsummer celebration live for the first time

Just because Stonehenge is thousands and thousands of years old does not mean it cannot adapt to the virtual age and this period of global confinement. The ancient and mystical site generally hosts one of the most popular summer solstice celebrations in the world, drawing thousands. of people on the longest day of the year to see the sun rise behind the Heel Stone.
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The EU certified the first electric aircraft

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded the world's first certification for an electric aircraft to operate, in what the regulator hailed as a major step forward in battery powered flights. EASA announced that it had completed its type certification of the Pipistrel Velis. Electro, a two-seater aircraft with capacity for up to 80 minutes of flight, built by an aerospace company based in Slovenia.
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Jabuticaba: a strange fruit with health benefits

The jabuticaba, also known as yabuticaba, jaboticaba or guapurú, is a fruit that has the peculiarity that it sprouts on the trunk of the plant. This fruit contains few carbohydrates and calories, as well as being rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin E, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. Jabuticaba can be consumed fresh or in preparations, such as jellies, wines, vinegar, brandy and liqueurs.
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The fine print of the "covid agreement" that will accelerate environmental depredation in Chile

The political scientist and coordinator of policy and regulation of Sustainable Chile, Pamela Poo, accused this Sunday of the existence of a "fine print", in environmental terms, in the so-called "Covid Agreement" reached this Sunday by the Government of Piñera and some parties of Opposition. This is a "fast track" for investment projects, mentioned in the agreement as an item of "speeding up regulations and deadlines for investment projects."
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Fire in the Argentine Paraná Islands

We are running after the carrot, it is time to legislate on the protection of islands and wetlands as natural reserves that should not be anthropized. During a tour of the areas of Santa Fé, declared in environmental emergency, the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development; Juan Cabandié announced that he will appear before the Justice to "request that all the spending of the National Government in the fight against this irrational fire be computed to the owners of the fields where the burns have been made."
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Climate crisis: alarm for a record heat wave in Siberia

A prolonged heat wave in Siberia is "undoubtedly alarming," climate scientists said. Abnormal temperatures have been linked to wildfires, a major oil spill and an infestation of tree-eating moths. On a global scale, the Siberian heat is helping to push the world toward its hottest year on record in 2020, despite a temporary decrease in carbon emissions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Climate change is turning Antarctica green. And it is not grass.

A print photograph taken in 2018 and published on May 19, 2020 by the University of Cambridge and Matthew Davey shows researcher Andrew Gray geotagging of snow algae blooming on Anchorage Island near Davis Station in Antarctica. and snow. That's the image that comes to people's minds when they think of Antarctica.
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First ecological cemetery where you can become a tree

Would you like to become a tree after leaving this world? This innovative, ecological and sustainable idea is already possible in the world's first Bios Park, which is located in Quebec, Canada. This park has an area of land dedicated exclusively to planting trees along with the remains of loved ones.
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According to the UN, the world faces a catastrophic food emergency

The UN has warned the world that it is on the brink of a food crisis worse than it has seen for at least 50 years, and urged governments to act quickly to avoid a disaster. Better social protections for the poor are urgently needed, already that the looming recession in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic may put basic nutrition out of reach, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said Tuesday.
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