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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  • Sustainable Blue Economy Participants, Nairobi, Kenya Photo: IUCN ESARO/ SIB-Kenya

    Building the global momentum on marine/aquatic plastics litter

    10.01.2019

    Along with over 18,000 participants from 180 countries representing government institutions, national agencies, academia and research, private sector, students, and plastic sector actors, IUCN joined the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya,...

  • Guiyang, China Photo: Shutterstock/ESB

    GrowGreen: Chinese cities grow and with it, the need for green

    18.12.2018

    Blog by Claire Warmenbol. Worldwide out of the 47 megacities, China alone counts 17. These are cities with a population in excess of 10 million people. Today over half of the Chinese mainland population lives in cities. Towards 2030, China aims for 70%...

  • Photo: Miguel Cifuentes

    New report highlights the business case for investing in soil health

    18.12.2018

    On World Soil Day at the UNFCCC COP24, a new report highlighting the business case for investing in soil health was launched. The Business Case for Investing in Soil Health shows how companies around the world are beginning to address the issue 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).

Photo: IUCN

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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