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  1. Giant Chile Copper Mine Charged With Water Misuse

    5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:54

  2. Lithium Production Threat To Fragile Atacama Flats

    29 Jul 2020- 12:41 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A top environmental judge in Chile renewed a call for a government-vetted water study to help stamp out lingering questions about sustainability that have cast a pall over Chile’s lithium-rich Sala ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:51

  3. "Theft Is Institutionalised" In Chile's Privatised Water Sector

    4 Jun 2020- 05:05 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Resilience In an interview, Rodrigo Mundaca, Agronomist and National Spokesperson of the Defence Movement for Access to Water, Land and Environmental Protection (MODATIMA), responds to the interview questio ...

    Local Press Report - 06/04/2020 - 05:05

  4. Chile's Water Infrastructure Deficit

    28 Apr 2020- 10:01 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Perishable News The water crisis affecting Chile and the rest of the world has had a severe impact on the agricultural industry, creating an urgent need for solutions and reinvention. The drought Chile has ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2020 - 10:01

  5. Chile's Updated NDC Features Water Commitments

    19 Apr 2020- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat SANTIAGO, Chile Chile has become the first country in Latin America to submit its updated climate action commitment (Nationally Determined Contribution, or NDC) as required by the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, u ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:09

  6. Satellite Images Illustrate Extent Of Chile Drought

    16 Apr 2020- 05:43 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Earth Observatory Intense droughts lasting a year or two are common in Chile and other countries with Mediterranean climates. But the drought currently gripping central Chile—which has dragged on for more ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2020 - 06:06

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. "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

  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. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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