Nine scientists have been dismissed from the EPA’s 18-person Board of Scientific Counselors—ostensibly to include more voices from regulated industries, though the scientists say their work was apolitical and did not involve regulations. The US government has also postponed an important meeting scheduled for Tuesday to determine whether the country should or should not withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, a matter that President Donald Trump promised to decide this month.
Una donación de Starbucks de dos millones de semillas de café y 500.000 dólares para la financiación de investigaciones sobre la producción de este cultivo, permite a los productores de café en Puerto Rico visualizar la futura reconstrucción de la industria cafetalera en la isla.
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La producción de quinoa tiene una larga tradición en el altiplano andino. Entre 2006 y 2013, Perú y Bolivia pudieron beneficiarse del boom de su consumo en Europa y Estados Unidos, pero la masificación de su producción en los años siguientes ha puesto en jaque el frágil equilibrio socioeconómico y medioambiental de una región que aún no ha logrado salir de la pobreza.
Rodrigo Tot, born in central Guatemala during the mining boom of the 1960s, spent much of his 59 years in a tenacious battle against the mining industry in the Lake Izabal region.
Thousands of scientists from around the United States gathered Saturday in Washington to express their objections to the cutbacks in scientific research proposed by President Donald Trump.
The town of El Torno, in Colombia's northern province of Sucre, was seriously affected by flooding, which destroyed crops and homes, but today the community of 600 residents is an example of resilience and sustainable adaptation to climate change.
Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish NGO which has helped and rescued some 37,000 migrants in the Aegean and central Mediterranean Sea, on Sunday received the 2017 ALBA / Puffin Award for human rights activism in New York.
Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado is baring it all for PETA Latino"s anti-fur campaign, vowing that she would "rather go naked than wear fur" in a new ad.
Las estrategias diplomáticas de la nueva administración en la Casa Blanca no creen ni en Discovery Channel.
Cuba is undergoing one of the worst droughts in over a century, which this year has principally struck the central regions of Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus and Camaguey, where the critical state of the aquifers not only affects the population, but also agriculture, which has had to be shifted to dryland farming.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed Sunday that at least 210 people died and 203 were injured in the mudslides that buried or wiped away part of the city of Mocoa, promising that the southern jungle city will be rebuilt.
The president said this would put an end to the "war on coal" and "job-killing regulations".
El día de hoy el Presidente de los Estados Unidos ha firmado un decreto para abandonar los límites a las emisiones contaminantes, deshaciendo así la política ambiental de su predecesor contra el cambio climático.
Trump continues to deliver on his electoral promises, or at least that's what it looks like.
Trump sigue cumpliendo sus promesas electorales o por lo menos eso es lo que aparenta.
Climate change is making floods more common and as the New Jersey resort braces for the next Sandy, the well-heeled Florida city is throwing money at the problem, reported The Guardian.
A year on from the activist’s murder, dam project she was battling against is still set to go ahead
The startup Magnolia Mitigation has done vital work to protect two separate endangered species in Pennsylvania, and has saved thousands of acres of wetland throughout the country, reported The Philadelphia Citizen.
Twenty-five years ago, an American couple purchased thousands of hectares of land in Chile and Argentina and brought in expert help to restore the land to its pristine glory. The land is now being handed back to local governments, as reported in El País.
Most of the Dakota Access pipeline protesters abandoned their camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land.