The bill creating the Protected Marine Area, Blue Hole, in the South Atlantic and currently under consideration in the Argentine congress has received strong criticism from the Argentine fishing sector, united under the umbrella of Intercamaras.
Authorities in charge of the relief efforts after Saturday's earthquake in Haiti Sunday announced the death toll had reached 1,297 and counting. After the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the Richter scale that struck the southwest of the country, there were five aftershocks, including one of magnitude 5.2 17 kilometers from the town of Chantal, also with an epicenter 10 kilometers deep.
A team of experts from the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) office in Port au Prince has been deployed to evaluate damage and coordinate an appropriate health response following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook Haiti on the morning of Saturday August 14.
Chile faces a “state of shock in agriculture and fruit growing” because of the severity of the hydric crisis and sustained drought, to which must be added the driest July in the country's history, pointed out the president of the Chilean Federation of Fruit Producers, Jorge Valenzuela.
Punta Arenas extreme south of Chile was hit on Thursday by hurricane-force winds that left a trail of blown roofs, half the city without power, the collapse of several walls, and uprooted trees in city streets.
While borders between Argentina and Paraguay are technically still closed as a result of emergency sanitary measures due to the coronavirus pandemic. walking across the Parana river bed from one country to another is becoming increasingly common as a result of the historical downspout.
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) (*) is celebrating the cultural and linguistic richness of indigenous populations. We recognize their knowledge of the natural world that can provide leadership and guidance to preserve ecosystems in the face of the environmental climate crisis.
A new study released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) foresee the planet's temperature would reach +1.5 ºC compàred to pre-industrial levels by the year 2030, which is ten years earlier than forecast in 2018.
The Polar Portal website has reported that the Greenland ice sheet recent massive melting event released enough mass to cover the state of Florida with 5 centimeters of water.
Brazil's National Institute Institute for Space Research (Inpe) has released over this past weekend updated data regarding the deforestation of Amazonia between August 2020 and July 2021.