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31 Marzo 2017

In March, the Trump Administration released a new budget proposal that would cut funding to the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development by 28 percent. The proposal also reduces funding to the United Nations for ongoing climate change efforts.

Construction works in Skjern River nature restoration project, Denmark
10 Junio 2020
Marije Louwsma
Morten Hartvigsen
Maxim Gorgan
Europa occidental

The increasing number of salmon in the Skjern River in Denmark is a positive sign, as the Danish salmon is the only strain of wild salmon left in Danish rivers. Before the Skjern River Nature Restoration Project, the salmon had almost gone extinct owing to the state of the environment. The project area now offers ideal conditions for flora and fauna and has already acquired great natural value. In fact, it has already grown into a bird site of national importance.

23 Mayo 2020

No es de extrañar que algunas de las lenguas a punto de extinguirse coincidan con zonas de devastación biológica”, subraya el catedrático de la Universidad de Cornell Cristopher Dunn, para explicar lo ligados que están los saberes tradicionales indígenas con la salvaguarda del territorio. ¿Recordáis la Conferencia de Cambio Climático que se celebró en Madrid? Parece que fue hace un lustro, el planeta ha cambiado tanto, pero se celebró hace solo cuatro meses.

15 Abril 2020

por Thelma Gómez Durán


  • Fragmentar ecosistemas y perder diversidad de especies son factores que contribuyen a crear “zonas de riesgo”, en donde se incrementa la posibilidad de tener brotes de enfermedades causadas por diversos patógenos.


23 Septiembre 2019

La ONU pide a los gobiernos un golpe de timón y más ambición ante los estragos del calentamiento, aunque los grandes países se alejan del Acuerdo de París

No quedan ni 10 años, ni 5 años. Quedan sólo 15 meses. Ese es el tiempo que dispone la comunidad internacional para ajustar y adecuar el Acuerdo de París a la emergencia climática. Fecha tope: diciembre del 2020. Lugar: Glasgow (Escocia). Es su última oportunidad para lograr un clima estable.

23 Septiembre 2019
Solina Kennedy

A conversation with Julie Maldonado, Associate Director at Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network (LiKEN), and Co-Director of Rising Voices: Climate Resilience through Indigenous and Earth Sciences.

This is the second interview in our Climate Crisis, Global Land Use, and Human Rights Interview Series. See the first here.

3 Agosto 2019

Por: Yaima Rodríguez Turiño


Cuando el mundo mira con preocupación el futuro de la Amazonía, organizaciones ambientalistas en Latinoamérica cuestionan la sostenibilidad de una política destinada a la producción agropecuaria como única alternativa de desarrollo.


"Son soluciones inmediatas a problemas económicos con consecuencias graves para la humanidad", dijo a Sputnik Marlene Quintanilla, directora de investigación y gestión del conocimiento en la Fundación 'Amigos de la Naturaleza' en Bolivia. 

Until now, the climate change debate in Central Africa has focused on the forest sector. CIFOR/Axel Fassio
4 Diciembre 2018
Ahtziri Gonzalez
República Centroafricana

The 2015 U.N. climate change conference was a historic moment in which the world agreed to limit global warming to 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Through the Paris Agreement, parties consented to a long-term pathway of climate-resilient development.

30 Julio 2018
Mr. Oumar Sylla
Everlyne Nairesiae

This July is the first time the United Nations will review the progress made towards meeting Sustainable Development Goal 15, which is about Life on Land. Each goal will be reviewed about every 4 years until 2030.

The reviews will be based on the 10 indicators countries agreed on, that assess change in each country over time. Two important developments relating to the indicator on land degradation neutrality (15.3.1) have occurred, since its adoption in 2015.




Dynamic, agile and effective, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is working to secure a world where natural habitats and environments can sustain, and be sustained by, the communities that depend upon them for their basic needs and livelihoods.

From the cotton fields of Uzbekistan to the coastal waters of West Africa, EJF is working in some of the world’s toughest and most remote countries to shine an international spotlight on the environmental and human rights abuses that too often go unnoticed.

The Kenya Climate Change Knowledge Portal (KCCKP) is a one stop repository of climate change information in Kenya. This is an initiative of the Climate Change Directorate (CCD), the lead agency of the government on national climate change plans and actions. The Climate Change Directorate, will among other duties and functions, serve as the national knowledge and information management centre for collating, verifying, refining, and disseminating knowledge and information on climate change.


Established in 1991, AAKAR Books is a publishing company, started publishing quality scholarly books in Social Sciences in English and Hindi since 2001 and is now a niche for itself. Aakar Books is reputed for quality scholarly publishing in the field of Social Sciences.

The African Wildlife Foundation, together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever. Founded in 1961 at the height of the African independence movement, AWF (then known at the African Wildlife Leadership Foundation) was created to help newly independent African nations and people conserve their own wildlife. AWF’s first approach was to train and educate African conservation professionals.


African Conservation Centre’s mission is to conserve biodiversity in East Africa and beyond through the collaborative application of scientific and indigenous knowledge, improved livelihoods and good governance through development of local institutions.


Through the years, we have stayed true to the following guiding values:

Innovate: Identify issues and develop innovative solutions to address the conservation challenges.

La Agencia Ecologista de Información TEGANTAI, nace en el año 2009 con un objetivo fundamental: proporcionar a la ciudadanía y a los medios de comunicación elementos de investigación en ecología popular y medio ambiente. Nuestra filosofía se enmarca dentro de la corriente del ecologismo popular y la comunicación para el cambio social. Creemos con firmeza en la libertad de expresión como una herramiental fundamental para fortalecer los procesos democráticos en el Ecuador y en América Latina.

Nuestros ejes de trabajo son esencialmente tres:

A AS-PTA – Agricultura Familiar e Agroecologia é uma associação de direito civil sem fins lucrativos que, desde 1983, atua para o fortalecimento da agricultura familiar e a promoção do desenvolvimento rural sustentável no Brasil. A experiência acumulada pela entidade ao longo desses anos permitiu comprovar a contribuição do enfoque agroecológico para o enfrentamento dos grandes desafios da sustentabilidade agrícola pelas famílias agricultoras. A AS-PTA participou da constituição e atua em diversas redes da sociedade civil voltadas para a promoção do desenvolvimento rural sustentável.


American University creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and career-advancing experience in Washington, DC, and beyond. Its students, among the country’s most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.

A Articulação Nacional de Agroecologia (ANA) é um espaço de articulação e convergência entre movimentos, redes e organizações da sociedade civil brasileira engajadas em experiências concretas de promoção da agroecologia, de fortalecimento da produção familiar e de construção de alternativas sustentáveis de desenvolvimento rural. Atualmente a ANA articula vinte e três redes estaduais e regionais, que reúnem centenas de grupos, associações e organizações não governamentais em todo o país, além de quinze movimentos sociais de abrangência nacional.

Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation logo

The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) is the largest and oldest academic society dedicated to the study and conservation of tropical ecosystems. Our society is international in scope and membership, with almost 900 members from 65 countries, with whom we seek to:

The Association of Environmental Lawyers of Liberia (Green Advocates) is Liberia's first and only public interest environmental law organization dedicated to  ensuring the protection of the environment, defending human rights, empowering and amplifying the voices of poor people who are victimized in resource exploitationand by using the rule of law to hold state and non state actors accountable for their actions.

Canadian Agricultural Economics Society logo

Who We Are

The Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) is an association comprised of individuals with a professional interest in topics related to the economics of agriculture, food, natural resources, and the environment. CAES members include economists and other social science professionals in universities, government, non-government agencies and the private sector, and undergraduate and graduate students. CAES members include Canadians and others, in Canada and elsewhere.

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1 Junio 2020

La continua agresión que sufren las personas defensoras del medio ambiente “se debe a una debilidad de los mecanismos de justicia y a una ambigüedad normativa”, advirtió Benjamín Berlanga, titular de la Unidad Coordinadora de Participación Social y Transparencia (Ucpast) de la Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Semarnat).

31 Mayo 2020
América Latina y el Caribe

Tegucigalpa, .- Los impactos de la pandemia se han extendido más allá de los sistemas sanitarios y las autoridades han cambiado formatos de consulta, relajado medidas de protección y vigilancia y desatendido a las personas más vulnerables, como los pueblos indígenas, comunidades rurales, defensores y defensoras, considera la Asociación Iberoamericana de Defensa Ambiental (AIDA).

22 Abril 2020

Día de la Tierra: 50 aniversario

La destrucción de ecosistemas, el cambio climático y el tráfico de especies son precursores de epidemias



Por Antonio Cerrillo