Plastic production is increasing: it stands at around 300 million tonnes a year, and yet only half is reusable or recyclable. Odalys Troya Flores As a result, more than nine million tonnes of plastic end up in the sea each year, the equivalent of a bin lorry full […]
Agriculture consumes 70% of all water withdrawals and in turn, is the sector that suffers most from droughts. This explains the great responsibility of production – especially with reasonable levels of water – to feed a growing population and the threats and challenges that it must deal with in the […]
In the plains of the Ganges, 600 million Indians suffer the effects of climate change and air pollution in cities such as Varanasi, one of the most polluted cities in the world according to the PM2.5 particle concentration. Alfredo Boada Mola There are enough fine particles in the […]
Nowadays, our world is having to deal with a tangible climate change crisis. The deserts are advancing, the poles are melting, sea levels are rising, and oceans are getting more acid. Those are just some of the effects caused by global warming, but even with this catastrophic scenario, not all […]
Honduras has become one of the most dangerous places in the world for defenders of the earth and environment. Between 2010 and January 2017, more than 120 people were killed in the country for defending the earth and the environment.