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Zanjas de infiltración: evidencia vs. percepciones

¿Pueden las zanjas de infiltración –o trincheras construidas en laderas, como también se les conoce– reducir el escurrimiento superficial de agua? ¿Podrán aumentar la penetración del agua en el suelo? ¿Lograrán reducir la erosión y aumentar la fertilidad del suelo? Todas estas interrogantes, y algunas otras más, fueron analizadas en la conferencia virtual “Impactos de […]

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India’s Wooden Furniture and Wooden Handicrafts: Risk of Trade in Illegally Harvested Wood

This report document’s India’s role in the global timber supply chain, with a particular focus on the extent to which India’s furniture and handicrafts industries’ high demand for wood products from around the world may be driving India’s imports of illegally harvested wood. India’s rapidly expanding furniture manufacturing industries are setting their sights on close […]

By Marigold Norman and Kerstin Canby
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Un nuevo periodismo para tiempos de crisis: Reenfocando prioridades hacia los ecosistemas

Solo en Perú, se estima que hay entre 7 a 8 millones de personas que no tienen agua segura para poder lavarse las manos. A pesar de las importantes inversiones que se han realizado en los tres últimos Gobiernos, todavía subsisten serias deficiencias en los sistemas de agua potable en el país, particularmente en las […]

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