Agua

Sólo el 3% del agua del planeta es agua dulce. Aproximadamente dos tercios de la misma se encuentra congelada en glaciares y casquetes polares, y llevamos mucho tiempo sobreutilizando este valioso recurso.

 

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    Wetlands, precious but not prized

    22.10.2018

    The findings from the recent Ramsar Global Wetland Outlook report were sobering: wetlands, the world’s most valuable ecosystems, are disappearing three times faster than forests.

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    Cooperating across borders for Water-Energy-Food Security

    16.10.2018

    Climate change, population growth and other social and economic pressures, exacerbate demands on vital resources, such as water, energy and food. This impacts our ecosystems, often negatively, lowering their ability to provide us with their services and...

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    World must act now to strengthen protection of most important wetlands

    28.09.2018

    An open letter from International Organization Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: In July this year the United Nations reported that the world is off-track to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) – ensuring the availability and...

Lecturas rápidas

Dirigido a legisladores y periodistas, IUCN Issues Briefs brinda información clave sobre temas seleccionados en un formato de dos páginas (en inglés).

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Water and climate change

Water and weather, the delicate balance between evaporation and precipitation, is the primary cycle through which climate change is felt. As our climate changes, droughts, floods, melting glaciers,...

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