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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  • Farming plot, Mnyagala, Tanzania Photo: ©IUCN/Claire Warmenbol

    Blog: Mainstreaming inclusive green growth in Tanzania

    19.02.2019

    By Michael Kwame Nkonu. Like many countries in East Africa, Tanzania is dealing with the impacts of climate change which are often manifested in frequent and severe droughts in this part of the world. As observed in the 2003, 2005 and 2009...

  • yellow bird on branch with leaves all around Photo: istock

    Over 600 species and countless livelihoods depend on a plan for the future of the Kilombero Catchment

    06.02.2019

    Kilombero Valley, where Tanzania’s Kilombero Catchment is located, is immensely important to the nation and to the world due to its precious wetlands resources and ever-dependable rivers – enriching the soils and making the lands more fertile for agriculture...

  • Photo: ©IUCN/Peter Howard

    Wetlands will be the Litmus test of our climate response

    01.02.2019

    Blog by James Dalton. One of the increasingly common messages proposed for the management of water resources is ‘systems thinking’. The hydrological cycle is after all, a ‘system’ – a set of constituent parts and processes that work independently but also...

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