Deadliest earthquakes in history

Deadliest earthquakes in history

The earthquake that killed around 500 people in Iraq and Iran was the deadliest of 2017, but there have also been devastating natural disasters throughout history 

 Latin America declares war on the plastic bag

Latin America declares war on the plastic bag

Countries have begun passing laws to reduce the use of this material

America: Hurricanes, earthquakes, and fires

America: Hurricanes, earthquakes, and fires

Natural phenomena in 2017 threatens the continent to levels never seen before

Hurricane Jose: is it a threat?

Hurricane Jose: is it a threat?

Despite all the attention focused on Hurricane Irma, there is a second hurricane still churning in the Atlantic.

Latin America: anti-seismic on paper

Latin America: anti-seismic on paper

With the recent earthquake in Mexico, the national seismological institutes are asking how well prepared are Latin American countries when it comes to natural disasters

Baby panda

France: Baby panda celebrates 1st month

Officials at a French zoo say the baby panda born last month can now drink without a feeding bottle

 natural disasters

Why are the Americas under the threat of natural disasters?

How are hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and tsunamis related?

Hurricane Irma

How is Hurricane Irma related to global warming?

The category 5 storm has been the worst the Caribbean islands have experienced so far

Hurricane Harvey: Is it a sign that climate change is real?

Hurricane Harvey: Is it a sign that climate change is real?

Trump scrapped flood protection standards days before Hurricane Harvey hit the state of Texas

India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sierra Leone: ignored disasters

India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sierra Leone: ignored disasters

Hurricane Harvey is not the only one

Latin America: why are environmentalists dying?

Latin America: why are environmentalists dying?

It is one of the most dangerous regions for these activists

Microplastic debris

Microplastic debris: The next threat

The scientific community has, once again, stated its concern due to the increasing environmental impact produced by plastic debris found in oceans 

climate change health

Climate change and people’s health: a surprising correlation

Global warming is an imminent threat to human health specially when dealing with infectious diseases.

Colombia, Cumaral against mining

Democracy vs. Mining: The popular consultations in Colombia

The citizens of the South American countries are making their voices heard

climate change

Three years left to change the future of the planet

Former United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres explained how the year 2020 will be crucial for the battle against climate change

Mexico renewable energy

Chile, Mexico, and Argentina leading the way in renewable energy

These three Latin-American nations are paving the way for a better world

La Paz, Bolivia

Which Latin American cities are the most vulnerable to climate change?

Modification in precipitation patterns, deglaciation processes, and rising sea levels are some of the reasons why large urban centers represent great vulnerability

hydroelectric plants

Are hydroelectric plants the best solution?

The increase of hydropower plants in the Amazon could harm the world’s biggest rainforest

Amazon

Norway threatens to stop financing conservation of the Amazon

The European country has stated that they will cut their financial aid to zero if Brazil does not reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. 

Colombia Cámara Representante

Colombian legislators support the ratification of the Paris Accord

The South American country will soon present a bill to support its commitment to the COP21

Global coal consumption falls in 2016

The recent BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 had a surprising statement to make

electric cars

The true environmental cost of electric cars

The carbon footprint of these automobiles is far from being nonexistent

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