By Ricardo Perdomo and Pedro González The history of humanity is full of injustices and & 34; animated & 34; grotesque and - supposedly - applicable to the ignorance of & 34; other times & 34 ;. But for this reason we must not accept them without being harshly critical, especially when these attitudes are repeated today, protected by laws and excuses that only bear fruit in real scientific advances by pure chance, or after having brought experimentation to the human species.
By Silvia Ribeiro The US CIA is financing a study on geoengineering (climate manipulation) that will last 21 months, with an initial cost of 630 thousand dollars. It is executed by the National Academy of Sciences, with the participation of NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of that country.
By Sergio Fanjul This curious anecdote, despite the naivety of rubber ducks and other toys, reflects how quickly the synthetic waste that we throw (or end up for one reason or another) in the sea spreads. On planet Earth, enclosed within the circular currents that occur on the surface of the different oceans, there are huge floating islands formed by this garbage.
By Become VegetarianAnimaNaturalisAccording to the article written by two World Bank environmental advisers in the November / December 2009 publication of "World Clock" magazine, the livestock sector is responsible for at least 51 GHGS. In 2006 a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) entitled "The long shadow of livestock", indicated that agricultural production for animals is responsible for more GHGS (in CO2 equivalents) than all cars, planes, boats and other means of transport together all over the world.
In Argentina, homeland of Che Guevara, Evita, Juana Azurduy, Mercedes Sosa, 200 years after the Congress of Free Peoples convened by General Artigas, which promoted the first Agrarian Reform in Latin America and 10 years after the burial of the FTAA in Mar del Plata, we have held the VI Latin American Congress of Rural Organizations.
Some 4.5 million hectares have already been devastated by forest fires in Siberia, according to Greenpeace data. The authorities minimize the fact by reporting that there are 2.5 million. They are burning 4.5 million hectares Official data provided by the Federal Forest Protection Service from the Air, indicate that the area affected by forest fires is about 2.5 million hectares (about 25.