Last Friday, Madrid's strict new vehicle emission controls went into effect, causing a drop in traffic of nearly 32 percent in some parts of the city, El País reports. The new rules impose strict restrictions on which vehicles can enter an area of just under two square miles in the city center.
Turmeric is a widely used spice in India and Southeast Asia, where the plant originates from, although today it is cultivated in many other hot and humid regions. It has been used for more than four thousand years in gastronomy and also in medicine for the treatment and relief of various diseases.
Corn is native to America, it is scattered throughout the world and has contributed substantially to the nutrition of humanity. The agricultural peoples of southwestern Mexico, which thousands of years ago naturally modified the teosinte (wild plant) to achieve its transformation into what we now know as the cultivation of corn (Miranda, 1998).
A team of scientists has found microplastics in the human food chain, specifically in feces. Research, conducted by the Austrian Federal Environment Agency and the Vienna Medical University, has shown the presence of up to nine different types of plastics in Form of particles made of polypropylene (PP), polyethylene-terephthalate (PET) with sizes ranging from 50 to 500 microns and found in bottles and food packaging.
"An intelligent person solves problems, a wise person avoids them" - AlbertEinstein Since ancient times, planet Earth has represented a source of life for human beings, providing everything it has needed to develop. This is how man has exploited, and continues to do so, the elements provided by the environment, in the last three generations the unconscious and limitless exploitation of both renewable and non-renewable natural resources has manifested itself.
Shamsung the Little Skunk, is a book for young and old, as inhabitants of this planet we have a commitment to the environment, that is why we must bet on environmental education, and that more than starting it from an early age with our little ones, channeling them into the path towards a sustainable future, which helps them understand how our actions have a direct impact on our environment.