The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet. The phase-out of controlled uses of ozone-depleting substances and the related reductions have not only helped protect the ozone layer for this and future generations but have also contributed significantly to global efforts to address climate change; furthermore, it has protected human health and ecosystems by limiting the harmful ultraviolet radiation from reaching the Earth.
A new Research and Monitoring Plan is being launched today to help support the management of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Marine Protection Area, MPA, points out the SGSSI Newsletter.
Exactly four years after Mexico was shaken by the second most intense earthquake in its history, a 7.1 magnitude tremor with an epicentre 11 kilometres southeast of Acapulco hit the country again Tuesday.
Europe experienced its hottest summer so far, a slightly higher than the previous seasons extending from June to August, according to scientists from the European Union.
France praised Chile for its current constitutional process and pledged support for negotiations to upgrade the European Union/Chile trade agreement. President Sebastian Piñera on a tour of European countries was hosted on Monday by his French peer Emmanuel Macron who during a media conference at the Elysée Palace underlined the significance of the political and constitutional transformations taking place in Chile.
The Falkland Islands Government launched on Monday its flagship Environment Strategy 2021 – 2040, which recognises the central and universal role that the natural environment plays in the sustainable development of our health and wellbeing, our economy and our nation as a whole.
According to the Botanic Gardens Conservation International, World Forestry Report published Wednesday, one-third of the forest wealth in Latin America and the Caribbean is under threat of extinction.
Hurricane Ida Thursday hit the entire Northeast region in the United States, killing dozens of people and flooding streets, causing severe damage to the local transport services.
The Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands announced the release of a new stamp set to celebrate the recovering ecosystem of the Territory and in particular whales, according to the latest edition of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Government Newsletter.
A scientific report released Monday by the organization MapBiomas showed that 65% of mining activities carried out in the Brazilian Amazon basin were not legal.