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Sólo el 3% del agua del planeta es agua dulce. Aproximadamente dos tercios de la misma se encuentra congelada en glaciares y casquetes polares, y llevamos mucho tiempo sobreutilizando este valioso recurso.

 

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  • Aerial view of Brazilian rainforest Photo: Shutterstock\Filipe Frazao

    Blog 'The shape of water: reflections from the 8th World Water Forum'

    06.04.2018

    By Claire Warmenbol -- ‘The Shape of Water’, quite symbolically the title of the movie I watched on route to Brasilia for the 8th World Water Forum, reminded me (much like the Avatar movie) about the mystery, strength and silence of nature…and the need...

  • Nexus in CA Photo: B.Erg

    Fostering Nexus in Central Asia

    22.03.2018

    IUCN representatives joined project partners and key stakeholders at the first meeting of the Regional Working Group held on 13 March 2018 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, within the framework of the EU-funded project “Central Asia Nexus Dialogue: Fostering Water,...

  • Sobradinho Hydroelectric reservoir in northeast Brazil Sobradinho Hydroelectric reservoir in northeast Brazil at very low water capacity during the drought in 2015. Photo: Marcello Casal Jr Agência Brasil CC3.0

    IUCN Director General's statement on World Water Day 2018

    22.03.2018

    From Cape Town to Bangalore, water shortages are a growing global menace, driven by rising demand worldwide and a warming climate. As the search for practical, cost-effective solutions intensifies, we cannot afford to ignore the important contribution nature...

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