HOW NOT TO POLLUTE DURING VACATIONS

Cómo no contaminar durante las vacaciones

  Vacations are an opportunity to relax and explore new places but they can also hurt the environment. Fortunately, we can minimize our ecological footprint while enjoying our getaways. This article offers practical tips on how not to pollute during vacations and contribute to more sustainable tourism. RESPONSIBLE PLANNING The first step toward an eco-friendly […]

DO YOU KNOW WHAT SUSTAINABLE CERTIFICATES ARE?

Los certificados de sostenibilidad

  In an increasingly aware climate crisis and the urgency of adopting sustainable measures, sustainability certificates have become essential in assessing the environmental commitment of entities, projects, processes, and products. These certificates are valuable tools in communicating the commitment to environmental preservation, which functions as a badge of compliance with environmental standards. WHAT EXACTLY DOES […]

DROUGHTS: A GLOBAL CHALLENGE

Las sequías

  Droughts, natural phenomena that have affected various civilizations throughout history, have become a global concern with devastating economic and human consequences. Since the beginning of the 21st century, these critical periods of water scarcity have experienced a 30% increase, according to UN data. Over the centuries, droughts have left their mark on civilizations such […]

ARTIFICIAL OR NATURAL CHRISTMAS TREE?

¿Árbol de navidad artificial o natural?

  As we approach the holiday season, questions arise about choosing the right Christmas tree. Is it more convenient to have an artificial tree and reuse it for the next years, or a natural tree, more traditional and with the possibility to recycle it at the end of the season? What is best for the […]

WHY NATURE IS GOOD FOR OUR WELL-BEING?

Por qué la naturaleza es buena para nuestro bienestar

  Nature has always been present in our lives and we have it there as if it were nothing, as something incorporated into us since our birth and, therefore, it often goes unnoticed. In our daily routine, it is easy to forget the profound influence it has on our mental and physical health. However, nature […]

THE ROLE OF FORESTS IN AIDING CLIMATE CHANGE

Los bosques

  In a world in constant evolution, marked by global warming and its impacts on the environment, attention is increasingly focused on the search for effective solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change. Among these solutions, forests emerge as essential actors in the fight against this global phenomenon. Beyond their beauty and biodiversity, forests […]

DO YOU KNOW THE IMPACT OF FAST FASHION?

La moda rápida

  The concept of “fast fashion” refers to a phenomenon of mass production and consumption that increases at the same speed at which trends change. It has become an ever-growing global industry, but its impact on the environment is alarming. The practices to which this type of consumption leads us are unsustainable and affect our […]

DICTIONARY TO UNDERSTAND THE ENVIRONMENT

El medio ambiente

  Language plays a fundamental role in the understanding and awareness of the environment. Therefore, we have created a dictionary of keywords to understand better the key challenges and concepts in the environmental field.  Climate change Climate change refers to the increase in the Earth’s average temperature due to human activities, such as burning fossil […]

ARE WE RUNNING OUT OF SAND?

La arena

  Imagine a beach without sand. Impossible, right? But sand not only affects the landscape we enjoy. Did you know that it is the second most used resource after water, but it is only regulated in some parts of the world? This fact is causing real problems for the environment. SOME DATA ON THIS NATURAL […]