Tag: Environment

The 10 Consequences Of The Most Outstanding Earthquakes

The consequences of earthquakes When talking about earthquakes, it is understood any telluric movement that arises through the movement produced in the earth’s faults, all coming from some movement in the tectonic plates. Earthquakes can occur in most of the earth’s space, and due to the characteristics of the terrain, there are places that are

Biocultural Heritage: Characteristics And Examples

The biocultural heritage are the knowledge, beliefs and practices of indigenous and rural communities related to their natural environment. It includes the biodiversity of said environment and the use that communities make of it, as well as the landscape that is built in the process. This heritage arises in traditional communities that have a close

Percentage Of Energy In Mexico That Is Used From Coal

According to the Mexican National Electricity Sector, during 2016 16,389 Gigawatts of energy were generated from coal, which represented 6.22% of the gross generation of the interconnected electricity system during that period. Natural gas represents the largest source of energy in Mexico, with 52%, since it is the engine of combined cycle plants. It is

What Are Artificial Disasters? (6 Examples)

The man – made disasters are those that involve human intervention as one of the causes of its occurrence. Generally, these causes are willful acts of destruction or involuntary acts done by mistake or negligence. In contrast to man-made disasters, natural disasters are those caused by natural phenomena. In general, a disaster event, whether natural or

20 Desert Plants And Their Characteristics

The desert plants in Mexico are represented by species such as grass, golden alkali, parachute, candelilla and Spanish dagger, among others.  In Mexico, almost 40% of the territory is made up of desert biomes. As a consequence, the vegetation in these areas is the most extensive and diverse in the country. Some of the best known