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Huge regions are depleting their drinking water resources
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Huge regions are depleting their drinking water resources

Last summer was one of the hottest on record in Europe, with record temperatures sending millions of people across the continent seeking shelter from the heat. This summer, experts warn, it will be no different as a result of climate change - even after months of global lockdown, it reduced carbon emissions by 17 compared to last year.

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Rats behave violently during the US pandemic.

Rodents in large US cities began to behave differently in times of pandemic. Food is scarce due to the closure of restaurants, they are more aggressive, they fight each other, they look for food during the day and they are migrating en masse in search of food. The worst: they are resorting to cannibalism to survive.
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The problem of space debris has a solution?

An estimated 20,000 objects, including satellites and space debris, are already crammed into low Earth orbit. In addition, the launch of new satellites increases the risk of collision. The problem of pollution has spread beyond planet Earth. Outer space is also accumulating space junk.
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A tree is worth more than a tree

En un Mundo donde se le pone precio de venta a la vida, y donde se le pone precio de venta a la muerte, no se puede alcanzar la claridad mental para reconocer el valor de la ecología, ya que nuestro modo de vida siempre prioriza la satisfacción personal del Hombre, siempre desestima el bienestar holístico del Medio Ambiente, y siempre maltrata los recursos naturales del planeta Tierra.
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Evolution: bumblebees pierce plants, to make them bloom earlier

Bumblebees are a nifty bunch: When pollen is scarce and plants near the nest aren't blooming yet, workers have developed a way to force them to bloom. Research published Thursday in Science shows that insects pierce plant leaves, causing them to bloom, on average, 30 days earlier than they would otherwise.
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Huge regions are depleting their drinking water resources

Last summer was one of the hottest on record in Europe, with record temperatures sending millions of people across the continent seeking shelter from the heat. This summer, experts warn, it will be no different as a result of climate change - even after months of global lockdown, it reduced carbon emissions by 17 compared to last year.
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Bird migrations in the Strait of Gibraltar indicate how to locate wind farms

The analysis of the migrations of birds in the Strait of Gibraltar will allow scientists to advise administrations and companies for the installation of electric power wind turbines and that these do not interfere with the birds' habits. On their return trip this year, researchers have also studied the effects of human absence from confinement on flying fauna.
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Coronavirus: A civilization at the crossroads of capitalist chaos or the return to Nature

The entire planet is torn between chaos and balance, between dystopia and possible horizons. The more notoriety the coronavirus acquires as a vector of chaos in its exponential advance in a globalized and unjust world, the more it seems to cloud the gravity of other crises than We have pointed out as symptoms of a deadly disease: the erosion of common goods, the climate crisis and the alarming loss of biodiversity, the displacement of large social masses towards precariousness, the exacerbation of violence and patriarchal violence, in short ... human and nature sacrifice for the concentration of wealth in very few hands.
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Rachel Carson, the woman who stood up to agrochemicals and inaugurated contemporary environmentalism

El 27 de mayo de 1907 nacía la bióloga marina Rachel Carson quien denunció el uso desmedido de pesticidas. Su obra Primavera Silenciosa (1962) popularizó la conciencia ecológica en el movimiento de masas.En 1962 la escritora y bióloga marina Rachel Carson publicó Primavera silenciosa, una investigación sobre el uso generalizado de pesticidas, en donde denunció que los venenos utilizados se acumulaban en la cadena alimenticia, con enormes riesgos para la salud humana y terribles efectos para la flora y fauna: “Polvos y aerosoles ahora se aplican casi universalmente a granjas, jardines, bosques y hogares.
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Agroecology can only expand by surpassing capitalism

Since the global crisis of the pandemic broke out, the debate about man's relationship with nature, and the catastrophic effect that our globalized civilization has been exerting on the environment, has expanded and deepened. Numerous works and articles have been published in recent times that expose the way in which the advance of man over nature and animal production in large-scale confinement, cause or favor the appearance of epidemics and pandemics (see Rob Wallace, David Harvey, Mike Davis, Silvia Ribeiro, John Vidal among others), and it is even proposed that these could be the causes of the atrocious pandemic that we are suffering.
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The 5 most wooded cities in the world

Just thinking about a city without trees in full heat wave compared to a green, wooded city, with shade in its streets reveals the benefits of urban trees It is clear that trees in cities refresh us, and it is more which has been shown to help lower the temperature between 2 and 8⁰C.
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The war between technology and humans

More than 180 scientists and doctors in almost 40 countries are warning the world about the health risks that 5G technology presents. The response of these scientists to the “Resolution 1815 of the Council of Europe” explains it succinctly: “We, the undersigned scientists, recommend a moratorium on the deployment of the fifth generation, 5G, until the potential health risks human and environment have been fully investigated by independent industry scientists.
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Wildlife trafficking is a great danger to human health

Wildlife trafficking is a clear and present danger, and not just for endangered species. It also poses a serious risk to people. By smuggling protected species across continents away from their original habitats, criminal syndicates with global reach are helping to spread new diseases across the globe.
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Heat waves are reaching the limits of human tolerance

Extreme temperature and humidity events now occur twice as often as 40 years ago. The thermometer begins to exceed the limits of human tolerance.During the hundreds of thousands of years of our existence on the planet, modern humans have managed to adapt to a wide variety of climates, from the arid heat of the Sahara desert to the freezing cold of the Arctic.
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Change the way you think, think the way to change

A parasitic species, with especially irrational consumption patterns, is expanding on the planet today. It is the human species. UNGS News spoke with the academic researcher Walter Pengue about the consequences of this parasitism and these irrational consumption patterns, and about why the pandemic that is alarming the world today should be thought of as the result of a process of global change in our environment.
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By saving nature, we save ourselves

For large numbers of people, especially those living in overcrowded urban areas where only odd parks serve small patches of greenery, nature is something somewhere. Many city dwellers have come to see nature, if any. they think of her once, as an amorphous entity that is divorced from their daily experiences in urban metropolises.
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A third of the world's population will live in extreme heat in the coming years

The human cost of the climate crisis will hit harder, broader and sooner than previously believed, according to a study showing that one billion people will be displaced or forced to endure unbearable heat for every additional 1 ° C rise in In the worst case of accelerating emissions, areas that currently host a third of the world's population will be as hot as the hottest parts of the Sahara in 50 years, the newspaper warns.
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