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  1. Disappearance of Bolivia's Lake Poopo Displaces Hundreds

    22 Jan 2016- 10:34 by Local Press Report UNTAVI Associated Press High on Bolivia's semi-arid Andean plains at 3,700 meters (more than 12,000 feet) and long subject to climatic whims, the shallow saline Lake Poopo has essentially dried up before only ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2016 - 10:34

  2. Bolivia’s Oruro Province Declares Natural Disaster Over Drying Lake Poopo

    22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ORURO, Bolivia The government Bolivia’s Oruro Province on December 19th declared the drying of Lake Poopo-- the second largest in the country after Lake Titicaca-- a natural disaster. Oruro Governor Victor Hug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/22/2015 - 10:25

  3. Bracing for El Niño, Lima Utility Calls for “Responsible” Water Use

    16 Dec 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Warning that the El Niño weather phenomenon would likely affect water sources in the region, Peruvian utility Sedapal this week urged consumers in Lima and Callao to use water “responsibly.” The uti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2015 - 10:05

  4. Glaciers in Peruvian Andes Could Disappear in 40 Years

    6 Nov 2015- 08:45 by Local Press Report LIMA Australian Broadcasting Corporation Scientists predict that the world's highest tropical glacial field will be gone within 40 years due to climate change. In the process, it is likely to deliver water shor ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2015 - 08:45

  5. Precipitation in Central Andes Could Drop by 30 Percent This Century: Study

    18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZURICH, Switzerland Precipitation levels in the Central Andes region could decrease by nearly a third by the end of this century, a new study has found. In the study, “ Facing unprecedented drying of the Centr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2015 - 10:06

  6. Lake Titicaca Water Treatment Plants to Start Operations in 2017

    15 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru New water treatment plants to decontaminate Lake Titicaca in southeast Peru are expected to come online in 2017, the country’s Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation said last week. Federa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2015 - 10:03

  7. Peruvian Farmer Demands Compensation From German Energy Company Over Glacier Melt

    17 Mar 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report LIMA The Guardian A Peruvian farmer is demanding that a German energy company pay him compensation for its role in causing historical climate change which, he claims, leaves his home “acutely threatened” by a glaci ...

    Local Press Report - 03/17/2015 - 10:13

  8. Climate Change Impacts Freshwater Ecology in the Andes: Study

    11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Water temperatures in Ecuador’s tropical high mountain lakes are increasing as a direct result of global climate change, according to a new study from researchers from Canada’s Queen’s Universit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 10:42

  9. Peru's Housing Ministry Provided Nearly $1 Billion for Water, Sanitation Projects in 2014

    15 Jan 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation transferred a record $987 million USD to local governments for water and sanitation projects in 2014, Minister Milton von Hesse announced this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2015 - 22:34

  10. Peru Approves New Institute to Investigate Glaciers, Mountains

    9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian Congress on December 5th approved creation of the National Research Institute of Mountain Glaciers and Ecosystems, or INIAGEM, which will provide data to decision- makers on ways to miti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:42

  11. Chile, NASA to Study Atacama Irrigation Water Supplies

    27 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Chile's National Resources Information Center (Ciren) have teamed up to study irrigation water supplies in the Atacama regio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2014 - 10:34

  12. Artists Bring Attention to Melting Glacier in Peru

    22 Oct 2014- 10:34 by Local Press Report LIMA Glacier Hub In early October, Peruvian artist Maxim Holland attempted to make an offering of water to a remote and legendary tropical glacier in the Peruvian Andes named Pariacaca, which is situated 13,000 fee ...

    Local Press Report - 10/22/2014 - 10:34

  13. Barrick Gold Reaches Agreement With Chilean Opponents

    29 May 2014- 10:08 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO The Fresno Bee Barrick Gold said Wednesday that it has reached a preliminary deal with a Chilean indigenous group that it hopes will eventually open the way to restarting its Pascua-Lama mine high in the A ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2014 - 10:08

  14. Greenpeace Chile Declares "Glacier Republic" in the Andes

    7 Mar 2014- 09:51 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Santiago Times Complete with embassies, passports and a “permanent population,” the planet’s newest “country” can add an esteemed cultural heritage to its short history as Cervantes Prize-winning anti-poet ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2014 - 09:51

  15. Ecuador, Asian Countries to Share Experiences With Climate Change, Glacier Loss

    28 Jan 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report QUITO Prensa Latina With the purpose of sharing national and regional experiences regarding climate change, Ecuador will welcome today a delegation of technicians from Asian countries, the Environment Ministry (MAE ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2014 - 10:01