Overall Orange alert Drought for Central America-2019
in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador

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¿Por qué se está volviendo 'loco' el clima de Cali? Esta es la respuesta de los expertos

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 15:20:00 +0200elpais-CO (es)

En enero de este año Cali registró altas temperaturas que alcanzaron los 34.5 grados centígrados y la ciudad se preparaba ante la posibilidad de un Fenómeno del Niño (periodo muy seco). El 2 de abril, apenas hace una semana, cayeron 72 milímetros de lluvia en 70 minutos, una precipitación intensa,....

Zim mulls weatherproof structures in Idai aftermath

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:27:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

Sunday Mail Reporter. The battle between man and Mother Nature is as old as civilisation itself. However, there are countries such as Japan, Mozambique and Madagascar that have often been disastrously caught up in this formidable battle, through which nature often always wins.

To save a butterfly, Mexican scientists are moving a forest

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 05:34:00 +0200bendbulletin (en)

EJIDO LA MESA, Mexico — As a boy, Francisco Ramirez Cruz loved hiking with his grandfather up into the mountains of central Mexico. While the old man grazed sheep or hunted for wild mushrooms, Ramirez would play amid the throngs of monarch butterflies that migrated 3,000 miles to this forest each autumn, turning the blue sky into a sea of orange.

Alerta: Cambio climático en un país altamente vulnerable

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:51:00 +0200lahora-GT (es)

Por Denis Aguilar daguilar@lahora.com.gt. Para Erwin Castellanos la sequía puede ser la gota que rebalsa el vaso para migrar. Expertos han indicado que los efectos del cambio climático ya se están viviendo en Guatemala , y se manifiestan en diversos ámbitos, uno de ellos la agricultura, al grado que....

La "sequía" de grandes terremotos en California en los últimos 100 años hace temer lo peor

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:21:00 +0200es-noticias (es)

No hay modo de saberlo, pues pese a los avances en geología y disciplinas relacionadas, no es posible aún predecir los terremotos. Pero hay datos que trazan escenarios posibles y el temor es que, en el caso de un terremoto mayor, sus efectos puedan producir un desastre mayúsculo.

¿Podremos medir la riqueza de las naciones por su acceso al agua?

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 14:15:00 +0200diariocritico (es)

La ONU establece el 22 de marzo como el Día Mundial del Agua, cuyo principal objetivo es concienciar sobre el uso que se le da a este recurso, además de evidenciar cómo el cambio climático está complicando poder acceder al agua y amenaza con provocar graves crisis humanitarias.

Drought 2019: Two-thirds of crops wilt, livestock fatalities rise

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:55:00 +0200mmegi (en)

“Go maswe bagaetsho.” Agriculture minister, Patrick Ralotsia, who is also a prominent farmer with 300 hectares in the Kanye area, appears to be running out of adjectives to describe the latest cropping season disaster. “Even at my own farm, everything is 100% down. There’s nothing, nothing at all. It’s finished,” he tells Mmegi.

8:05 Una barrera verde para detener al Sahara

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 14:19:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Pero es precisamente esa región donde fue notable la presencia de humedales, ahora hay que remitirse a la desertificación, cuyo mayor exponente es el Sahara, gigante de arena que amenaza a la vecina franja del Sahel, dispuesta a detener en alguna medida al implacable invasor.

Cyclone Idai: Girls are most at risk

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:06:00 +0200standardmedia (en)

05th Apr 2019 11:00:01 GMT +0300 Women braid hair in a tent at a camp for people displaced in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique, on March 28, 2019. [Reuters] The destruction left in the wake of Cyclone Idai has been nothing short of devastating. Millions of lives have been torn apart.

La sequía del río Choluteca reflejada en ocho imágenes

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 06:12:00 +0200elheraldo-HN (es)

. El río que hace más de 20 años provocó destrozos y hasta pérdidas humanas debido a su fuerte corriente por el paso del huracán Mitch, atraviesa una de las peores crisis de la historia El río que hace más de 20 años provocó destrozos y hasta pérdidas humanas debido a su fuerte corriente por el paso....

Comment: Food security is under threat from Cyclone Idai – but there are ways to help farmers bounce back

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 19:04:00 +0200telegraph (en)

C yclone Idai has brought destruction to parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe in what could become one of the worst weather-related disasters to hit the southern hemisphere in this decade. Hundreds have died and as many as 600,000 people have been displaced, according to the World Food Programme.

Mexico's Maya Train and the dangers of habitat fragmentation

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 23:07:00 +0200eluniversal-MX (en)

The train is intended to boost the tourism industry in many of the most culturally and biologically diverse, and sensitive areas in Mexico across the states of Chiapas, Campeche, Quintana Roo, and Yucatán - Photo: File photo/EL UNIVERSAL. The train is intended to boost the tourism industry in many....

How do we protect girls in the aftermath of natural disasters?

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 05:17:00 +0200eco-business (en)

The destruction left in the wake of Cyclone Idai has been nothing short of devastating. Millions of lives have been torn apart. Entire villages have been submerged. Families have lost everything. But there is one consequence of the crisis that receives far less attention: the effect that it will have on girls.

Compañera Rosario después del VIII Encuentro de la AEC 29 de Marzo del 2019

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 04:22:00 +0200el19digital (es)

Compañera Rosario Murillo, vicepresidenta de Nicaragua. Foto: C. Pérez. Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua después del VIII Encuentro de la AEC 29 de Marzo del 2019. Yo pienso que este es un día de gran importancia para nuestros Pueblos...

Declaraciones de la Compañera Rosario Murillo, Vice Presidenta de Nicaragua, después del VIII Encuentro de la AEC (Texto íntegro)

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 23:01:00 +0100lavozdelsandinismo (es)

Nicaragua Declaraciones de la Compañera Rosario Murillo, Vice Presidenta de Nicaragua, después del VIII Encuentro de la AEC (Texto íntegro) Este Encuentro es también una muestra de la Unidad de nuestros Pueblos frente a las grandes amenazas climáticas. LA VOZ DEL SANDINISMO | 30/03/2019.

Compañera Rosario después del VIII Encuentro de la AEC 29 de Marzo del 2019

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 21:39:00 +0100presidencia-NI (es)

Compañera Rosario Murillo, vicepresidenta de Nicaragua. Foto: C. Pérez. Declaraciones de Rosario Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua después del VIII Encuentro de la AEC 29 de Marzo del 2019. Yo pienso que este es un día de gran importancia para nuestros Pueblos...

America's 2019 harvest is already in trouble

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 02:51:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

As farmers plant their 2019 crops, hopeful for an abundant harvest, they are unknowingly battling history. Past wildfires and other tree loss in California will likely interfere with U.S. food crops, based on emerging results of our own and colleagues’ research.

In the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, it is girls who are most at risk

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 22:27:00 +0100trust (en)

* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. The devastation caused by Cyclone Idai has left already vulnerable girls at even greater risk. In responding to the crisis, the needs of girls must be a priority.

America's 2019 harvest is already in trouble

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 21:32:00 +0100thehill (en)

As farmers plant their 2019 crops, hopeful for an abundant harvest, they are unknowingly battling history. Past wildfires and other tree loss in California will likely interfere with U.S. food crops, based on emerging results of our own and colleagues’ research.

WMO report sounds alarm over global warming

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 05:20:00 +0100globaltimes (en)

Global warming has accelerated and brought about grave socio-economic challenges to the world, a report of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) showed. Most of the natural hazards in 2018, which affected nearly 62 million people, were associated with extreme weather and climate events,....

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