26 Apr 2013 - 00:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, NEUQUÉN — The government of Argentina’s Neuquen Province will invest $48.3 million USD for water projects in the region, after intense rainfall earlier this month caused mudslides and oil spills in the Color
7 Mar 2013 - 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — A Chilean appeals court this week ordered a suspension of all work on the $1.4 billion USD, 740-megawatt Punta Alcalde hydropower project, due to local fishermen’s concerns that it will cause ser
18 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, NEUQUÉN — Lake Los Barreales in Argentina’s Neuquén province is polluted with hydrocarbons at levels 500 times the permissible amount, according to tests carried out by the Argentine Supreme Court’s Toxicolo
6 Sep 2012 - 10:04 by Local Press Report
ny, ITHICA (Mongabay.com) — The rate of glacier melt across Patagonia has accelerated since 2000, reports a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. Using NASA satellite data, researchers led by M
5 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — Construction of the enormous HidroAysen five-dam project in southern Chile’s Patagonia region is now in doubt, after one of its two backers, power generation company Colbun SA, recommended on May
4 Jun 2012 - 08:37 by Local Press Report
SANTIAGO (Alaska Dispatch) — Environmentalists in Chile are celebrating after a new twist in the hydroelectric dam saga that has dragged on in its pristine Patagonia.
17 May 2012 - 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — Chile’s Supreme Court on May 11 ordered a halt to construction of the Rio Cuervo Hydroelectric Project.
13 Apr 2012 - 10:06 by Local Press Report
SANTIAGO (NTD Television) — Full Story - Thousands of environmental activists marched down the
19 Jan 2012 - 12:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — Argentine Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MINAGRI) Norberto Yauhar met with the country’s Emergency Agriculture Commission to analyze the drought situation affecting different r
19 Dec 2011 - 13:09 by Local Press Report
SANTIAGO (The Associated Press) — Researchers in Chile have released a series of time-lapse photos showing the retreat of the Jorge Montt Glacier in Patagonia.
18 Aug 2011 - 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, PUERTO MADRYN — Argentina’s Puerto Madryn municipality on August 4 published a call for tenders for the “Drinking Water Supply for the North Area” project.
7 Jul 2011 - 14:02 by Local Press Report
SANTIAGO (International Rivers) — The Appellate Court in Puerto Montt has accepted three recursos de protección (similar to injunctions) against the HidroAysén Dam project in Peru, which means the project will be on hold for as lon
12 May 2011 - 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, COYHAIQUE — The controversial HidroAysén dam project, a five-dam hydroelectric project in Chile’s Patagonia region, received environmental approval on May 9 from the Aysén Environmental Review Commission, de
5 May 2011 - 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — Thousands of Chileans held protests in 17 cities throughout the nation on April 26 against construction of the controversial HidroAysén Dam project.
3 Mar 2011 - 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE — The post-card image of San Carlos de Bariloche, the entrance way to Argentina’s Patagonia region, is being tainted by recent reports of the increasing contamination of its freshwater supply, due
24 Feb 2011 - 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — Argentina’s National Body of Water Works (ENOHSA) earlier this month inaugurated the Mar del Plata water outfall.
17 Feb 2011 - 11:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE — Lake Moreno, located in Argentina’s Nahuel Huapi National Park, has high levels of pollution, according to the Provincial Department of Water (DPA).
9 Feb 2011 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — The Argentine government is currently preparing its Third National Communiqué on Climate Chang with a $2.4 million USD grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
16 Dec 2009 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
CHILE, COPENHAGEN (Caritas International) — Bishops from the Patagonia region in Chile and Argentina are calling for a "World Water Plan" and for more efficient management of natural reThey wrote a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon a
24 Jun 2009 - 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — Chile's Free Competition Court (TDLC) has given two energy companies, Endesa and Colbun, the go-ahead to acquire new water rights in Region XI, an area in Patagonia.
8 Dec 2008 - 22:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — About a hundred Argentinean and foreign scientists met in Puerto Madryn in Argentina's Patagonia region on December 3 to agree on plans for the new SAC-D/Aquarius satellite to be launched on
27 Oct 2008 - 22:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — 1 hile's Ministry of Public Work's General Water Directorate reported major flooding of the Baker River basin located in Colonia, Aysen in the South American country's Patagonia region.