«Mi humor procede del dolor y del amor», de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

El benemérito humorista Eduardo Aguirre Romero, autor de los magníficos libros, inter alia, Cine para caminar (2021); Blues de Cervantes (2018); Cervantes, enigma del humor (2017), prologado por el escritor Víctor Fuentes, acabó de dar a la estampa su obra maestra: Entrevista a Cervantes (2022), dedicada «con gratitud y afecto a la memoria del arquitecto Jesús Martínez del Cerro (1948-2022), constructor de los dos prototipos … Continue reading «Mi humor procede del dolor y del amor», de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

DECLARATION ON SCIENCE AND CLIMATE LITERACY ACROSS LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN

During the “1st Annual Meeting on Science Literacy 2021: A prerequisite for stimulating climate change engagement” organized in November 2021 in Cochabamba, Bolivia, by the Andean Road Countries for Science and Technology (ARCST) and Universidad Privada del Valle, several institutions and organizations from different fields around the world that include research, academia, education, innovation, and technology, agreed on the Bolivian Declaration on Science and Climate Literacy. Two years later we invite you once again to work together to promote the harmonious development of science and technology with culture, society, and nature, to contribute to the improvement in public science literacy, climate literacy, and green science to create a better future for the whole of human society. Continue reading DECLARATION ON SCIENCE AND CLIMATE LITERACY ACROSS LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN

International Green Science Academy Network (IGSAN) an initiative of the South-South Biodiversity Science Project

Every year, on December 9th, we will celebrate World Green Science Day to raise awareness of the role that science plays in sustainable societies. This year’s World Science Day theme is “Green Science for and with Society.” The organizers have attempted to support crucial international collaborations in science and bring science closer to society. Climate, biodiversity, our economy, food security, people’s well-being, and their health … Continue reading International Green Science Academy Network (IGSAN) an initiative of the South-South Biodiversity Science Project

The World Green Science Day for and with Society (09/12/2022) Concept Note

     We begin the World Green Science Day celebration on December 9th each year to raise awareness of the role that science plays in societies that are peaceful and sustainable. “Green Science for and with Society” is this year’s theme for World Green Science Day. The organizers have made an effort to support crucial international scientific collaborations and bring science closer to society. Our … Continue reading The World Green Science Day for and with Society (09/12/2022) Concept Note

Welcome to the first-ever Celebration of the World Green Science Day (WGSD)

Appreciated Delegates, On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the World Green Science Day (WGSD), we cordially invite you to be a part of the WGSD celebration, which is scheduled to be held on December 9th at 20:00 Beijing time (GMT +8). After two years of promoting the Science Culture Construction, we are glad to organize the first-ever celebration of the WGSD. We believe that … Continue reading Welcome to the first-ever Celebration of the World Green Science Day (WGSD)

Call for registration: World Green Science Day

Call for registration: World Green Science Day The climate crisis and environmental degradation are two of the most significant challenges facing humanity as a whole. These challenges will last for decades, but immediate action is needed to address them. Not only is it urgent to preserve ecosystems and the abundant Earth we know it to be, but It is for the sake of the human … Continue reading Call for registration: World Green Science Day

Global Media and Information Literacy and the Science Culture Construction

The annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week, initiated in 2012, is led by UNESCO in cooperation with the UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Alliance. It is a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate the progress achieved towards “Media and Information Literacy for All”. Official flyer of the Global Media and Information Literacy The eleventh Global Media and Information Literacy Week will … Continue reading Global Media and Information Literacy and the Science Culture Construction

More plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050?[1]. What can we do about it?

研究表明,到 2050 年世界海洋中的塑料将比鱼还多,科学文献可以帮助我们! As the world fights COVID-19, it must be remembered that humanity is still threatened by climate change that has been around for quite some time. Understanding the basic science of climate, the influence of humans on climate, and the influence of climate on society, in general, requires information, media, and technological skills. This is especially true in the digital age. Policy-making, awareness-raising, … Continue reading More plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050?[1]. What can we do about it?

Más plástico que peces en los océanos del mundo para el 2050? [1]. Qué podemos hacer al respecto?

一项研究表明,到 2050 年,世界海洋中的塑料将比鱼还多。科学素养可以帮助我们! Mientras el mundo combate COVID-19, se debe recordar que la humanidad aún esta amenazada por el cambio climático. Comprender la ciencia básica del clima, la influencia del ser humano en el clima y la influencia del clima en la sociedad requiere información, medios y competencias tecnológicas. Esto es especialmente cierto en la era digital. La formulación de políticas, la sensibilización y otros … Continue reading Más plástico que peces en los océanos del mundo para el 2050? [1]. Qué podemos hacer al respecto?

Editorial welcome

Welcome to Volume 1 of the Journal of Latinamerican Sciences and Culture (JLASC)! This is a new, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published by Universidad Privada del Valle, and affiliated to the Andean Road Countries for Science and Technology (ARCST) and Elektro High-Tech Ltd. Co. JLASC is a project that seeks to challenge current science, technology, and society scholarship while, at the same time, making visible the research undertaken from … Continue reading Editorial welcome