Sand ecosystems occupy more than a third of all coasts and their value is not only tourist, but also environmental. With current climate trends, 50 of the world's beaches will most likely disappear underwater before the end of the century. Sandy beaches are not just paradisiacal places in remote destinations.
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 ”.
The Mexican Red Cross and the architecture office Revolution, with the support of Tetra Pak and 17 other companies from different sectors, joined in this initiative for the construction of the Temporary Housing Pavilion for Health Workers, in the Hospital of the municipality of Ecatepec, Mexico state.
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.
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.
The Union of Scientists Committed to Society and Nature of Latin America (UCCSNAL) shares the global concern about the COVID-19 pandemic that is plaguing humanity Declaration of the Union of Scientists Committed to Society and Nature of Latin America against the COVID-19 pandemic.
China's Ministry of Industry said it could temporarily reduce quotas designed to increase production of electric cars, in a bid to help vehicle manufacturers in the world's largest market revive sales severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. .
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.
A new challenge that thousands of Mexicans shared is to leave sugary drinks for 30 days. We know that if you are an Ecoportal reader, you are probably leading a healthier and more sustainable life, but it is worth sharing this info to challenge those who continue to consume these harmful beverages.
The two most prestigious journals in medical research, The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine, have simultaneously made the same mistake and damaged the reputation of science amid a pandemic with hundreds of thousands of deaths. 17 March, 2020, day 77 of the pandemic. The world accumulates more than 180.
The images of the glacier were taken during a boat excursion in the Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska, the opportunity was unique for the crew of an excursion cruise from Alaska (USA) They were able to film how a huge fragment of ice fell dramatically into the water from a glacier.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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."
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.
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.
The role of companies is being crucial to face the health emergency. In this interview, the president of Bankia, José Ignacio Goirigolzarri, analyzes how we can overcome the economic crisis in which we are immersed, defends a basic income that is "technically impeccable" and warns of the risk that, in his opinion, would imply an amendment to the entire labor reform.
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.
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.