“Metal mining needs water both to extract the rock from the subsoil, to wash it, and then to separate the rock and the metal,” says activist Alejandro Labrados. To extract gold, cyanidation is used, an effective practice to process the material, but extremely dangerous since only two grams of this substance are enough to kill a man.
Documentary: “La Vuelta al Campo - trailer / premiere 2020”. Peasant struggles for good living. Synopsis: In a neoliberal context marked by poverty and exclusion, the redistribution of land along with food production are part of the return to the countryside. The peasants who were evicted by the advance of the agricultural frontier return to rurality, building an alternative in the face of so much inequality.
A drone transmitted spectacular images of a volcano, directed by the Spanish cameraman Andrés Aguilera Morillas. The Spanish filmmaker Andrés Aguilera Morillas, who specializes in drone recordings, recorded astonishing images of the Ijen volcano, in East Java (Indonesia), whose crater is more than 2 miles away.
"Waste" highlights the main data on the environmental impact of food waste in the world and its environmental and social consequences. This short was recorded in several languages and was promoted by various international institutions and NGOs, such as WWF, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) or the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The “gene drivers” (directed genetics) or genetic drivers are forms of genetic editing or manipulation of living beings. They are the most dangerous forms of transgenics, which edit genetic traits, which do not necessarily include a new gene, but rather manipulate genes that they already exist in living beings.
The rural teacher and veterinarian from Totoras spoke about a productive model that devastates the land and health. An unmissable talk with an environmental activist who challenges agrarian power in the first person. Rural teaching, one that clung to the smells and colors of the countryside transcended its days embracing the freedom that was twinned with the earth, today faces a paradigm otherwise complex.
Carbon agriculture Ana Digón explains what this union of multiple techniques and knowledge contributes to agricultural operations where livestock plays a vital regulatory function, they are carbon-fixing agricultural farms and generators of fertile soil, a management that also provides high productivity .
The plant that healed a disease 500 years ago is the same as the one that heals today since the plant is the same and the disease is the same. In plants is the cure for all diseases, it has always been there. It is time to go back to the basics, to the natural. The human body does not resist more chemicals.
Sugar is a disaccharide -sucrose- formed by a molecule of glucose and one of fructose that our body needs, since glucose is the brain's food and provides energy immediately, although its effect lasts for a short time. What is said that high sugar products are empty calories?
Josep Pàmies, is a farmer from Balaguer (Lleida) who has been standing out in recent years for his fight "to the death" against transgenic crops and for his rebellious spirit when it comes to complying with guidelines that hide the suit of legality attempts on life. A member of Slow Food and one of the promoters of the Som lo que Sembrem platform, he has been a key figure in the collection of signatures that has allowed the Popular Legislative Initiative to be brought to the Catalan Parliament to demand that Catalonia be declared a GMO-free territory.
By 2050 there could be more plastic than fish in the sea. One-tenth part sooner or later ends up in the oceans. Coca-Cola wants to do something about it, but is that true? In January 2018, Coca-Cola announced its ambitious goal: By 2030, the brand, which sells 120 billion plastic bottles each year, boldly promises “A World Without Waste”.
One day the children of a school report headaches and stomachaches; the next day someone else vomits during lunch. Urine tests show that 100 of the children have been in contact with glyphosate, a powerful herbicide that requires special equipment to be applied, but that in Autlán, Jalisco, it is applies to plots next to a school.
At times when rain would be sorely needed in the Amazon… reflections on the water cycle and its care. Our planet has been in constant evolution, with or without us. Nature doesn't need people, people need nature. Salma Hayek, Carlos Vives, Eugenio Derbez, Penélope Cruz, Fonseca, Juan Fernando Velasco, and Rubén Blades joined forces to give nature a voice, for Conservation International.
These curtains have been designed to improve air quality in closed and open spaces. They use microalgae and the natural power of photosynthesis to generate oxygen. Its creators aspire to be installed in large commercial buildings such as warehouses, in public spaces and in residential buildings to generate a healthier air quality in cities.
Trash is a symbol of our time. What we do with it says a lot about our way of consuming and our well-being - and about social inequalities, since the rich on this planet use many more goods than the poor and produce much more garbage. But what some throw away ensures the survival of others.
The two-minute short film begins with the first seconds of a turtle's life, then tells its story and that of two seagulls that are threatened by garbage, as plastics and other garbage that reaches the oceans are called. and accumulation of garbage in natural environments has become a widespread problem that is having a very negative impact on the conservation of our planet.
Video about Andean fabrics, created by Mariana Tschudi, inspired by the teachings of Mario Osorio Olazábal, for the Pachatopías Art exhibition of the PUCP at the Amano Museum, April 2017.
This short film shows the dangers of our obsession with productivity. Productivity is so obsessed today that it can be the central motif of some people's lives. This undermines humanized work and those who do it, limiting not only their work benefits, but also taking total control of their lives so that they are always available to work.
In this video you will see the excellent recycling ideas for wine corks, plastic bottles, old socks, towels and even toilet paper! The best thing, everything you can do with straws that pollute so much if you throw them, you will see how to make mini packages for shampoo, cream and other types of adult products, how to organize messy cables, how to make decoration items, toys and jewelry!
A magical event was experienced near the waters of California in the Monterey Bay. This is home to several species of mammals and is on the flight path of the gray and humpback whales which makes this place quite popular for whale watching. “The whale is huge!
Nest-making is a learned art rather than an instinctive action, according to a new study. Scientists in Scotland came to that conclusion after studying the behavior of the yolk weaver, Ploceus velatus, a species of bird from Botswana. now it was assumed that the construction of nests was an instinctive action, regulated only by a genetic mechanism ”, Patrick Walsh, a researcher at the University of Edinburgh and one of the authors of the study, told BBC Mundo.