Overall Green alert Drought for Spain - Portugal-2021
in Spain, Portugal

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 6 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015249
Name: Spain - Portugal-2021
Countries: Spain, Portugal
Start Date: End of Oct 2021
Duration: 210 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 86412 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Climate change is already taking its toll on Spanish agriculture Every ... 2022-05-19T14:17+0200.

Every year, 6% of the value of agricultural production in Spain is lost, more than 550 million euros. This is the result of the first major informative study, "The countdown is on. Impacts of climate change on Spanish agriculture," carried
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Climate change is already taking its toll on Spanish agriculture 18-05 ... 2022-05-18T14:21+0200.

The three crops chosen for the study altogether occupy more than 50% of the cultivated area, are distributed over a large part of the national surface, are of great economic importance and are linked to basic products of Spanish gastronomy
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España se prepara como sede mundial del Día de la Sequía2022-05-17T02:39+0200.

Nuestra Tierra España se prepara como sede mundial del Día de la Sequía La Convención de las Naciones Unidas de Lucha contra la Desertificación, el 17 de junio, se centrará en la urgencia de tomar medidas para evitar los efectos de este fen
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Environmental developments worldwide in January 20222022-05-13T20:36+0200.

ANKARA A number of reports on climate change and its growing impact were released in January, while positive steps and pledges toward the protection of the environment were also witnessed. Following is a list of environmental developments,
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21/Mar/2022 10:02 UTC

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