Math has already been used effectively in defining protected areas in places with productive activities in 150 countries over the past 15 years. The best example of that application is Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where a software called Marxan permitted the expansion of protected areas from 5 percent to 35 percent while preserving species and improving fishing.
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Un sismo de 6.7 grados en la escala Richter alertó a las poblaciones de Guatemala y el Salvador durante la mañana de este jueves. Una onda del movimiento tocó también el territorio oeste de Honduras.
Portugal on Monday is struggling to control the deadliest wildfire in its history, which has devastated the central region of Leiria since Saturday, with preliminary numbers of casualties estimated to be at least 61 dead and 62 injured.
The head of the UN called on member countries to begin discussions to define the new model for managing the oceans, whose health has been seriously damaged in recent decades, he said, as a result of "pollution, overfishing and the effects of climate change."
Together with Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta, Hayek presented the Miami media with her latest film, "Beatriz at Dinner," a smart, tart comedy in which the Mexican plays the part of an immigrant alternative-medicine healer who comes up against the arrogance and self-importance of a real-estate magnate.
El presidente Donald Trump renunció hoy a liderar la lucha global contra el cambio climático e irritó a sus aliados al anunciar su retirada del Acuerdo de París, una decisión que no destruirá el pacto pero sí dañará los intereses estadounidenses en el mundo.
There has been widespread international condemnation after President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Mr Trump said the accord punished the US and would cost millions of American jobs.
Donald Tusk has urged the United States president to not jeopardize climate change politics, ahead of a highly-anticipated announcement from the White House on the administration's stance on the Paris Accord to tackle global warming.
The President of the United States said he will announce Thursday whether or not his country will leave the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, according to the president"s personal Twitter account.
White House sources have reportedly revealed that Donald Trump is to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the landmark 2015 climate change accord that committed nearly every nation to take action to curb the warming of the planet.
El presidente Donald Trump ha tomado la decisión de sacar a su país del Acuerdo climático de París y evalúa ahora con su equipo cómo ejecutar la retirada, según adelantaron hoy la web de noticias Axios y la cadena Fox.
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.
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.