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El Niño Phenomenon extends to 2016

The image shown here shows the El Niño phenomenon during the 2015 year and its unusual duration into 2016 according to the Jason-2 oceanographic satellite. The 2015 year was very abnormal in relation to weather: temperatures above zero were recorded in mid-December in the North Pole, the Atacama desert bloomed and the strongest hurricane ever-recorded […]

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2016 International Year of Pulses

The most recent UN General Assembly established 2016 as the International Year of Pulses, and the mision to develop this project was delegated to The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, which will work in colaboration with governments, food and health organizations, non governmental organizations and related entities. This year’s designations aims to heighten public awareness […]

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El Niño phenomenon stays and intensifies in Central America

The drought being suffered by many Central American countries is caused by El Niño phenomenon and it’s affecting subsistence crops such as corn and beans, and others like fruits and coffee. Specialists in meteorology, hydrology, and agriculture met in Honduras in the Central American Climatic Forum, organized by the Executive Secretariat of the Central American […]

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