Farmers are used to dealing with weather, but climate change is making it harder by altering temperature and rainfall patterns, as in this year’s unusually cool and wet spring in the central United States.
Salmon farming is preparing to expand into Argentina from Norway, the world's largest farmed salmon producer.
The retention of rainwater which otherwise is lost at sea could be an excellent medicine against the advance of the desert from northern to central Chile, but there is no political will to take the necessary actions, according to experts and representatives of affected communities.
The region of Cuyo in west-central Argentina is famous for its vineyards. But it is one of the areas in the country hit hardest by the effects of climate change, such as desertification and the melting of mountain top snow.
Even as Kenya seeks to implement poverty reduction strategies, it should fix a keen eye on the rapid population growth.
The United Nations is continuing to fight a relentless battle to eradicate extreme hunger – particularly in the world's poorest nations - by 2030.
One African proverb states: "If the rhythm is changing, so must the dance steps," implying the need to develop new strategies to deal with emerging complex challenges such as climate change.
A landmark programme to combat drought set to be implemented in the small Central European country of Slovakia could be an inspiration for other states as extreme weather events become more frequent, the environmental action group behind the plan has said.
Never in the parliamentary history of Argentina had something similar happened: one and a half million people in 2007 signed a petition asking the Senate to pass a law to reduce deforestation. The law was quickly approved, and promulgated on Dec. 26 of that year. But 10 years later, it has left a bittersweet taste.
We should pause and take a look at tourism's social, cultural and environmental impact and take remedial measures, because they are becoming seriously negative if things are left as they are.
Kristina Marusic is the recipient of a Michelle Madoff Award of Environmental Excellence for her reporting on environmental health and justice in Western Pennsylvania
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