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  1. Chile Legislation Will Declare Desal Water A Public Good

    11 Oct 2019- 09:11 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Journal A bill seeking to declare water produced from seawater desalination plants a public good has begun to be read in Chile. If passed, the bill, introduced into the Senate in January 2018, would ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:11

  2. Startling Recent Shrinkage Of Chile Glaciers

    5 Oct 2019- 07:49 by Local Press Report SANITAGO Prensa Latina The shrinking of Chile's glaciers due to climate change has increased to 8% over the past five years, according to a preliminary study by the General Waters Directorate (DGA). In the fram ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:49

  3. Chile Drought Kills 106,000 Farm Animals

    5 Oct 2019- 07:46 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO France 24 Farmers are counting the cost of one of the driest austral winters in six decades, which has destroyed crops and left tens of thousands of farm animals dead in the fields of central Chile. So far, ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:46

  4. Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo Polluted By "Permanent Black Tide" Of Oil

    5 Oct 2019- 07:43 by Local Press Report CARACAS Phys.org Smelling like an oil refinery, the vast expanse of Lake Maracaibo has become polluted by its own reserves of crude as Venezuela's economic collapse has left wells and pipelines in ruin. This hu ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:43

  5. Chile Doubles Down On Weak Glacier Protection Regime

    24 Sep 2019- 05:50 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining.com Representatives of Chile’s ruling party Chile Vamos defended this weekend a government proposal to allow mining companies to operate on rocky glaciers that are not listed in the national system ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:50

  6. Bolivia: Capital Seeks To Adapt To Shortage Associated With Glacier Melt

    22 Sep 2019- 01:16 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Phys.org Water resources are running dry in the world's highest-elevation capital due to the combined effect of the Andean glaciers melting, drought and mismanagement. But instead of surrendering, the l ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2019 - 01:16

  7. Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Criminal Charges Imminent

    18 Sep 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO The Wall Street Journal Brazilian police are set to announce the first criminal charges against employees of mining giant Vale SA and German safety inspector TÜV SÜD as early as this week over the deadly ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:25

  8. Chile Prez Announces Water Crisis Team As Worst Drought in 60 Years Hits Central Belt

    9 Sep 2019- 05:31 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday announced the creation of a working group of government agencies, academics and industry players to tackle the worst drought in 60 years which has spik ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:31

  9. "Blue Peace Index" Assesses, Encourages Sustainable, Collaborative Water Resource Management

    7 Sep 2019- 09:23 by TWD Staff STOCKHOLM, Sweden The inaugural  Blue Peace Index, an assessment tool to measure the extent to which countries and water basins manage shared water resources in a sustainable and collaborative manner, was launched at World W ...

    TWD Staff - 10/10/2019 - 09:40

  10. Possible Solutions To Santiago Water Crisis?

    30 Jul 2019- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's capital Santiago is facing an alarming water deficit, fuelled by climate change, that will worsen in the next decades, according to a new report. Challenged by increasing demand fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 10:56

  11. Brazil: Bolsonaro Backs Solar For Mass Scale Water Redistribution

    30 Jul 2019- 06:50 by Local Press Report BRASILIA PV-TECH Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has lent his personal support to an upcoming scheme for solar to power a mass-scale redistribution of water. The politician, elected as country head last October, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 06:55

  12. Will Ecuador's Bet On China-funded Hydropower Backfire?

    26 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report QUITO Dialogo Chino Ecuador’s bet on hydro to clean its energy matrix and sell a surplus has landed it in debt and inhibited wind and solar development. Only the Odebrecht-built Manduriacu plant was inaugurated on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2019 - 11:02

  13. Multiple Threats To Humans From Mining Waste in Chile

    25 Jul 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO AFP From the sky, the glistening emerald ponds of northern Chile are almost beautiful, but closer to the ground they harbor an ugly and dangerous secret: the reservoirs, filled with toxic waste from the co ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2019 - 08:06

  14. German Consultancy Firm Tuev Sued Implicated In Brumadinho Dam Collapse

    22 Jul 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil New evidence has emerged in the case of the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse, where nearly 300 people died, has developed with suggestions that the German safety certification company engaged ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:52

  15. What An Excellent Day For An Exorcism! Bishop Sprays

    12 Jul 2019- 10:54 by Local Press Report BUENEVENTURA The Independent A Catholic bishop will spray holy water over an entire city from a military helicopter in an attempt to conquer the demons he believes are plaguing it. Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo M ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:54

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