The larch: witness of a climatic evolution of more than 3000 years

Larch tree forest
This tree from Argentine and the Chilean Patagonia, grows in the Valdivian forest and can reach 50 m in height, 4 m in diameter and 3000 years of age

One in 10 nature defenders killed in 2019 was female

Social leaders in Guatemala
2019 was the year with the most deaths of environmental leaders registered by the organization Global Witness. Colombia leads in this statistic

COVID-19 lockdown caused 50% global reduction in human-linked Earth vibrations

Young woman looking through a window wearing a mask
The most pronounced quiet period of seismic noise in recorded history

Blue forests, the new protagonists of planet earth

Aerial view of Cispatá in Córdoba.
At sea is the installed capacity to capture the largest amount of carbon on the planet

Valdivian forest: a biogeographic island that was saved from the glaciations

Valdivian forest
Although in the collective imagination the South American jungles are tropical climate environments, a narrow Patagonian strip, located between Argentina and…

Masdar City, the ecological city of the future that hardly anyone visits

Footgraphy of 'Masdar City' in Abu Dhabi
The architectures of cities can also contribute to caring for the environment. Let's look at the peculiar case of Masdar City, from the United Arab Emirates

The 5 most painful insect bites

Tarantula hunting wasp
These are the bites that hurt the most

Avoiding illegal wildlife trafficking can prevent pandemics

Pangolin on the head of a woman
A new UN study calls for stopping the illegal trafficking of wildlife in the world to prevent disease and pandemics

New red list of species in "critically endangered of disappearing" status according to UICN

North Atlantic Right Whale
Red List of Threatened Species confirms that the mass extinction is a reality that we live today

The importance of recycling in Latin America during the pandemic

Waste from separate products
Although we spend more and more time in our homes, the environment can also be taken care of during confinement

How to bring conservation messaging into wildlife-based tourism

Lemur Watching
A study shows the importance of a new area of conservation-oriented tourism

Single-use plastics vs. Coronavirus

Surgical mask lying on the floor.
The endless use of disposable face masks and latex gloves because of the coronavirus has consequences for recycling and contamination

Gran Chaco: the second largest forest in the world, in danger

Landscape in the Gran Chaco, Paraguay
Although the Amazon is on everyone's lips, the South American forest that follows it in size, and that treasures valuable biological and cultural diversity, is…

How many visitors can a protected natural area host?

Man hiking in a natural area.
What is the admissible number of visitors to a protected natural area?

How the dust of the Sahara travels all over the world

Sahara desert
Beautiful sunrises and beautiful sunsets with intense colors, are the result of one of the most fascinating phenomena of nature
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