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APRIL 22: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE EARTH

 

SAVE TO THE PACHAMAMA, THERE IS NO OTHER REPLACEMENT

 

Source of the Photo: William Anders / Skinner Auctioneers (NASA)

First exit of the Earth seen by human eyes, Apollo 8 (December 1968), by William Anders (born in 1933). The astronauts of the Apollo 8 mission saw the first Earth exit ever seen by human eyes during the fourth round of the spacecraft around the Moon. "It was the only color against the deep blackness of space. In short, it was beautiful and clearly delicate, "said William Anders.

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MARCH 22: WORLD WATER DAY

 

THE EARTH WILL END LIKE MARS:

A POSSIBILITY, OR IS SCIENCE FICTION?

 

When we compare their photos, the differences between the planets Mars and the Earth literally jump to the eye: the first is red and the second dominate blue and white. The difference is marked by the presence of iron oxides that abound on the surface of Mars, origin of orange colors, and by the presence of water on our planet. Water, an element absent from Mars, as we know it on Earth: solid in the polar ice caps, liquid in the seas and gaseous in the atmosphere.

 

Source of the photo: https://www.google.com.co/search?q=marte+planeta+en+fotos&tbm

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TRIBUTE TO THE ECOLOGISTS IN THEIR DAY:

DON QUIJOTE AND HIS SHIELDS IN THE CURRENT WORLD

The adventures of Don Quixote seem unrepeatable in the modern world because of the differences that separate the 21st century from the 16th century: an urbanized world, technified, automated, fast, communicated, as opposed to a rural, backward, slow, incommunicado world. If a man today went out to "undo wrongs" it would be immediately the mockery in the social networks, and in a certain way nothing would happen.

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NOVEMBER 1: WORLD DAY OF ECOLOGY

Fulfilling the purpose of recognizing ecology as a scientific discipline that studies the relationship of living beings with the environment, and evaluating the work of ecologists, the United Nations has instituted on November 1 as "World Day of ecology and

In particular, working as an ecologist in Colombia is an arduous task; Suffice it to say that our country is next to Brazil and the Philippines, the three worst destinations for an ecologist. In the last 7 years, 102 environmentalists have been killed: only between 2016 and 2017, 61 were reported. And at the end of the day, there is an impunity of 97%; that is to say, these deaths are not clarified either, and therefore the guilty remain without being identified and

This dramatic situation is the black backdrop of Ecology and the courageous ecologists in Colombia, who do not work but struggle, so that this relationship is harmonious and we have a country where species are not

On this day of commemoration, SANAMBIENTE expresses its admiration and respect for these professionals who make such a valuable contribution, while at the same time expressing its support for all initiatives aimed at preserving the environment.

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SEPTEMBER 11: NATIONAL DAY OF BIODIVERSITY

 

COLOMBIA WILL CONTINUE MAINTAINING ITS SECOND PLACE IN THE WORLD BIODIVERSITY RANKING?

Photo 1 - Our spectacled bear in its habitat

Often many readers consult what position in the world football ranking their favorite team occupies, and they get bored when they discover that they are not even in the top fifty, a result that puts them on the warpath against managers and players.

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AUGUST 29: INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST NOISE

 THE CITY, NOISE AND HEALTH:

A TRIAD OF DIFFICULT HANDLING

 

The modern city is synonymous with noise. And nobody is safe from him. The more the city grows in size and inhabitants, the more people need housing, services and transportation, the more chances there is for a person to suffer what is called the "ear of an artilleryman".

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AUGUST 14: INTER-AMERICAN DAY OF AIR QUALITY

 BREATHING PURE AIR: A

RIGHT TO BE PROTECTED

  

 Because of the polluted air you do not know who I am. (image taken from view-source: https: //www.google.com.co/)

 

The urban landscape with people wearing masks in the midst of a gray and toxic haze - which until recently one thought only happened in Mexico City and Beijing - is also becoming a relatively frequent sight in Medellín.

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