Central America, a place of abundant wind and sunshine, is still chained to thermal power and large-scale hydroelectricity and has failed to include local communities in clean, environmentally-friendly and less invasive projects.
There is rising anxiety amongst island nations as the effects of the continuous warming of the earth become more evident on our physical environment.
An almost pristine ecotourism destination where magic and adventure come together from travel as a vehicle for reunion with nature , a complementary experience of environmental education and awareness of landscape values.
Peru will face a “new normal” as greater agricultural and energy demands, population growth and climate change chip away at what is left of its glaciers, according to a recent article in the Yale Journal of International Affairs. Glacial retreat could ultimately lead to conflict in the country, the author found.
What happens when a lake dries up entirely? In the case of the Lake Poopo in Bolivia, the Andean nation’s formerly second largest after the famed Titicaca, the answer is nothing short of devastation.
Therefore, the Dialogue Association from Venezuela -France, Blue Environmentalist Foundation and its researches worried about the Amazon and biodiversity, gave a press conference launching an alert about what is happening in Venezuela.
Patricia, one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded, was fueled by El Niño, a weather phenomenon that continues to gain strength in the Pacific Ocean, scientists say.
The rapid deforestation of a Dominican Republic National Park is finally receiving the attention it deserves from the country’s authorities and civil society, thanks to a project which is addressing the root causes of its destruction.
The reduction in Brazilian deforestation levels over the past decade has improved air quality across South America, preventing thousands of deaths each year, according to a new study. Besides boon for wildlife, forest-dependent communities and the global climate.
The West Antarctic is one of the most remote places on the planet, but its fate is intimately tied with hundreds of millions living along the world’s coastlines. That’s because it’s frozen expanse contains enough ice to raise sea levels by up to 13 feet.
With exceptions like California and Australia, regions and cities shape resilient adaptations for water security. In developing effective responses to severe drought, national governments from around the world look to local programs as sources of innovation, according to a group of global water experts convened by Circle of Blue at an online Catalyst town hall event during World Water Week.
For nearly a century, the petroleum deposits beneath giant Lake Maracaibo served as a cash cow for successive Venezuelan governments. In return, especially in the years since the company’s energy industry was nationalized by former President Hugo Chavez, it has received little back but neglect.
A day before the expiration of the moratorium on new applications for aquaculture concessions applications in the Los Lagos and Aysén regions, law 20.434 was published in the Diario Oficial of Chile, extending it for five more years.
Natural disasters have become a fact of life for millions around the world, and the future forecast is only getting worse. The resilience of a community in terms of disaster recovery is dependent on the resources, level of preparedness, and organizational capacity of that community.
Recently the Vatican made an encyclical called “Laudato If”, in which the Pope Francisco recognizes not only the existence of climate change, but its status as one of the most pressing problems humanity must face public.