Ecology


Contaminación lumínica

Light pollution: a growing problem that is in no way harmless

Author | Jaime Ramos Approximately one half of the population of the European Union and over two thirds of the US population can no longer see the Milky Way. This is not a planetary alignment phenomenon, but a growing problem called light pollution. Mankind’s mark on planet Earth and the industrialisation thereof, is ...

Urban forests: these cities are naturalising their environment

Author | Marcos Martínez In 2003, the city of Seoul rediscovered the Cheonggyecheon River. It had been almost entirely covered in asphalt in 1968, when various sections of an elevated motorway were built over it. The body of water demonstrated its effectiveness in reducing the urban temperature and combating the urban ...