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  1. Mysterious Disappearance Of Famous Ecuador Waterfall

    12 Mar 2020- 10:00 by Local Press Report QUITO Dialogo Chino On February 2, something strange happened in Cayambe Coca Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The emblematic San Rafael waterfall, located on the Coca River between the provinces of Napo and Sucumbío ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2020 - 10:00

  2. Colombia Drug Lord's Hippos Poo Too Much

    13 Feb 2020- 08:54 by Local Press Report MEDELLIN Atlas Obscura They’re thriving, pooping, and fouling up the water around the drug lord’s former estate. Free to roam, the four original hippos multiplied into dozens that have been ambling around the Magda ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:27

  3. Chile Copper Mine To Reduce Water Extraction From Atacama Salt Flats

    12 Feb 2020- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, announced 4 February that it has reconsidered plans to continue water extractions from the vulnerable Atacama salt flats in Chile, and advance deploy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2020 - 11:43

  4. Water Scarcity Drives Human, Wildlife Conflict In Chile

    10 Feb 2020- 06:33 by Local Press Report LA SERENA SciTechDaily Scientists from the University of La Serena, Newcastle University, UK, and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile surveyed ranchers to find out what they thought were the drivers of conf ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:27

  5. Lithium Miners In Conflict With Indigenous Chile Communities

    26 Jan 2020- 10:29 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Deutsche Welle Global demand for lithium is expected to triple in six years. But mining companies are increasingly coming into conflict with indigenous communities who are worried about the future of their ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:40

  6. Rio Police Investigate Municipal Water Contamination

    18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of Hea ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:13

  7. UPDATED: Brumadinho Disaster: Sixteen Charged With Homicide, Environmental Crimes

    21 Jan 2020- 08:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRASILIA, Brazil This article was updated 22 January. Sixteen executives were charged with homicide and environmental crimes 21 January by Brazilian prosecutors a year after the Brumadinho dam disaster that kill ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:13

  8. Chile: Senate Rejects Water Rights Constitutional Reform

    13 Jan 2020- 08:26 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Prensa Latina The Chilean Senate's decision to reject the idea of legislating a constitutional reform to enshrine water as a public good was described as a national disgrace on Thursday. The text rece ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:40

  9. "Alternative COP": Santiago Protests Focus On Right To Water

    27 Dec 2019- 10:37 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Natural Resources Defense Council “Water, water, water, is a right, not a business, not a privilege”. Used as a rallying cry during protests, this chant rang out as an underlying current throughout an alte ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:26

  10. Argentina: Unrest Follows Relaxation Of Water Contamination Regulation

    27 Dec 2019- 10:35 by Local Press Report MENDOZA Mining.com A number of protests took place this weekend in Argentina’s central province of Mendoza, following the approval of a new version of Law 7722, which restricted the use of dangerous chemicals in mi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:28

  11. Mine Operator's Report Suggests Excess Water In Tailings Dam Contributed To Brumadinho Dam Disaster

    17 Dec 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil An “expert panel” appointed by mine operator Vale SA has released a report on the January 2019 Brumadinho mining dam disaster assessing that the dam beach, which killed about 300 was caused, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2019 - 11:21

  12. Santiago, Chile: "Alternative" Climate Summit Marchers Call For Climate Justice, Water Rights

    11 Dec 2019- 07:50 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Earth Island Journal Overshadowed by events in Madrid, where the United Nations COP25 conference is taking place, activists in the Chilean capital, Santiago, are eager that social justice becomes more cent ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2019 - 10:02

  13. Amazon Fires Accelerate Glacier Melt Rate In Andes

    1 Dec 2019- 09:27 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANIERO BBC News Smoke from burning forests in the Amazon can intensify glacier melt, researchers say, fuelling concern about a water crisis in South America. The team found evidence that snow and ice was bei ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 09:27

  14. Assassination Of Brazil "Forest Guardian"

    6 Nov 2019- 09:17 by Local Press Report SAO LUIS CNN An indigenous leader was killed and another was injured when loggers allegedly ambushed them in the northeastern Brazilian state of Maranhao. The attack happened on Friday when two members of a group kn ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2019 - 09:17

  15. Wetlands International Calls For Action Against Pantanal Fires

    4 Nov 2019- 11:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands An open letter from Wetlands International to local, regional and national governments of the transboundary Pantanal as well as the international development, water and environment c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2019 - 11:59

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