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  1. Bolivia: Glacier Melt May Accelerate Capital's Water Shortages

    11 Jan 2021- 12:18 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Reuters Bolivia’s Tuni glacier is disappearing faster than initially anticipated, according to scientists in the Andean nation, a predicament that will likely make worse water shortages already plaguing the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:18

  2. Investors Representing $13.2 Trillion USD In Assets under Management Call For Corporate Action In Respect Of Amazon Fires

    24 Sep 2019- 04:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON MA, United States 230 institutional investors representing $16.2 Trillion USD in assets under management called on companies to take urgent action with respect to the Amazon fires and the underlying cau ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2019 - 04:34

  3. 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

  4. Amazonia Fires: Water Impacts

    19 Sep 2019- 05:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland Jordi Surkin, Conservation Director of WWF Bolivia, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio interview. The conversati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:24

  5. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  6. EU and IDB Support WASH and Irrigation Programs in Urban and Peri-urban Bolivia

    28 Mar 2018- 09:07 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Prensa Latina Bolivia and the European Union (EU) agreed today to work together on water cooperation with the signing of an agreement to enhance the provision of water and sewerage in urban and peri-urban ar ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2018 - 09:07

  7. Sinohydro to Build Ivirizu Hydro Dam in Bolivia

    22 Aug 2017- 09:02 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Xinhuanet News Bolivian Energy Minister Rafael Alarcon said Friday that Chinese company Sinohydro has won a tender to build the Ivirizu hydroelectric dam. The Ivirizu project will be developed over four year ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2017 - 09:02

  8. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  9. Pilcomayo River at Risk

    21 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report LA PAZ The Independent The Pilcomayo River, which descends from the Andes mountains in Bolivia, is at its lowest level of the past 19 years in Paraguay, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Communications. ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2016 - 13:14

  10. Giant Volcano Appears to Be Filled With Water

    8 Nov 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Gizmodo Investigating a strange electrical anomaly, geologists have discovered an enormous water reservoir beneath the now-dormant Uturunco volcano in the Bolivian Andes. It’s a remarkable find that speaks to ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2016 - 08:47

  11. Foreign Experts in Bolivia to Study Silala Waters

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report LA PAZ La Prenza International experts met in Bolivia yesterday to begin scientific research on the waters of the disputed Silala springs, in the southwestern department of Potosi. This was confirmed by Foreign Mini ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  12. Receding Glaciers in Bolivia Put Communities at Risk

    21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Phys.org A new study published in The Cryosphere, an European Geosciences Union journal, has found that Bolivian glaciers shrunk by 43% between 1986 and 2014, and will continue to diminish if temperatures in ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2016 - 08:53

  13. Bolivia Hit by Worst Drought in 25 years

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Fresh Plaza Bolivia's government has described the unusual drought which has gripped the country, as the worst of the past 25 years. It has 142 of the country’s 339 municipalities in a state of emergency ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  14. Bolivia Signs Deal With Chinese Consortium for Rositas Hydropower Project

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia The Bolivian government on September 15th signed a contract with a Chinese consortium to build the 500-600-megawatt Rositas hydropower project in the town of Cabezas, on the Grande River in San ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  15. Lake Titicaca to Be Restocked With Native Species

    24 Aug 2016- 10:41 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Prensa Latina The executive president of the Authority of Titicaca Lake, Alfredo Mamani, confirmed the upcoming opening of laboratories, which will be responsible for restocking the water shared by Bolivia a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2016 - 10:41