¿Debe Latinoamérica Reutilizar el agua?

De las 20 ciudades más pobladas en 2011, según las estadísticas de City Mayors, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo y México ocuparon los puestos 6, 9 y 14 respectivamente. Por lo tanto cuando una de estas ciudades pasa por una sequía importante, como pasó en Sao Paulo en 2013/2014, puede producirse una enorme catástrofe humana. Las […]

Cecil the lion, Trophy hunting and Ecosystem Services

It has made international news, it has made an American dentist infamous and has left a country without one of its biggest tourist attractions. Cecil the lion was wounded by an arrow on the 1 July 2015 and later killed some 40 hours later. It is alleged that Walter Palmer, the American dentist, paid US$50,000 [...]

The fascinating social aspects of water scarcity: Sõa Paulo

At the recent Water Week Latin America in Chile (April 2015), WE&B had the opportunity to interview Mrs Monica Porto. At the recent Water Week Latin America in Chile (April 2015), WE&B had the opportunity to interview Mrs Monica Porto the Deputy Secretary for Water and Sanitation in Sõa Paulo, Brazil. As had been widely [...]

The EU Water Sector in Latin America

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. For of those of you that are very familiar with Spaghetti Westerns, you will be well acquainted with the movie “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”. The movie, set in the old west, in my point of view, has a number of similarities to European water companies [...]