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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. "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

  6. 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

  7. Information Update On Chile COP25, To Be Held In Madrid, Spain, 2-13 December 2019

    20 Nov 2019- 12:07 by OOSKAnews Info BONN, Germany The Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has announced an update to certain details following the offer of the Government of Spain to host the ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/20/2019 - 12:07

  8. Spain Will Host COP25 After Chile Backs Out; Trump Initiates US Withdrawal From Paris Accord

    7 Nov 2019- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has announced an offer from the Government of Spain to host United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) from December 2-13, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2019 - 08:00

  9. 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 - 11/07/2019 - 10:12

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Moody's: Water Availability Is An Increasing Operational Risk To Mining Sector

    29 Sep 2019- 04:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States New analysis from credit rating agency Moody's outlining key risks for mining companies suggests that the combined effect of stricter environmental regulations and tighter contr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2019 - 04:14

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Chile's Atacama Region To Benefit From Australian Desal Expertise

    20 Aug 2019- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE QLD, Australia The Sustainable Minerals Institute Center of Excellence (SMI-ICI) of the University of Queensland and TRENDS Industrial have reached an agreement for collaboration on an integrated desa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2019 - 12:02

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