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LIGHT POLLUTION, A PROBLEM THAT CAN BE TRANSFORMED INTO AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY

Roger Mira The energy crisis caused by the war in Ukraine is helping those in power to become aware of the magnitude of the problem associated with light pollution, especially when analysed from an economic point of view, but we[...]

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Environmental education

Ana María Pujante Mora At the International Congress on Environmental Education and Training, held in Moscow in 1987, environmental education was defined as follows: “Environmental education is an ongoing process in which individuals and communities become aware of their environment[...]

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TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF LIGHT POLLUTION

Roger Mira Light pollution is a cross-cutting problem, with multiple facets, which causes a myriad of damage that is imperceptible at first glance, but which accumulates over the long term. Its effects not only have repercussions on our health and[...]

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BASURALEZA NO THANKS

Ana Mª Pujante Mora Basuraleza is a name that has emerged from the union of the terms litter and nature. It was coined in 2018 by the LIBERA project, united against basuraleza, created by the NGO SEO/BirdLife, in alliance with[...]

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EFFECTS OF LIGHT POLLUTION ON HUMAN HEALTH

Roger Mira In a previous post we explained the environmental effects caused by light pollution. We may think that humans, comfortably enjoying our technological and social advances, are exempt from suffering the problems caused by excessive night-time light in our[...]

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Mycological day

Ana María Pujante On Sunday 15th October a mycological day was held at the Big History centre as part of the activities organised at the IV Rural Women’s Conference in Aras de los Olmos. Antonio Núñez and Virginia Espinosa, prepared[...]

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LIGHT POLLUTION, A PROBLEM ASSOCIATED WITH FALSE PROGRESS IN CONSUMER SOCIETIES

Roger Mira At the beginning of 2023, the prestigious scientific journal “Science” published a study concluding that light pollution is growing at a rate of almost 10% per year, which is beginning to be seen by society as an alarming[...]

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Invasive alien species: biodiversity at risk

Ana María Pujante Mora Invasive alien species are animals, plants, or any other organism capable of establishing and spreading in other countries or regions, causing significant damage to local biodiversity. Law 42/2007 of 13 December 2007 on Natural Heritage and[...]

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BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION

Ana María Pujante Mora The World Environment Day 2023 #BeatPlasticPollution campaign calls for global collective action to implement solutions to end plastic pollution. More than 400 million tonnes of plastic are produced worldwide each year, half of which is single-use[...]

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