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25 Jul 2021 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cargo ships have been unable to transport goods due to the shallowness of the basin, which has also sparked concerns amongst local communities who rely on the Parana River for drinking water and energy supply.
The drought is expected to cost local grains farmers and exporters $315 Million USD across a six-month period, according to the Rosario grains exchange.
15 Dec 2020 PARIS
C40 Cities today released new analysis of climate action plans from 54 cities confirming they will deliver their fair share of greenhouse gas emission reductions to keep global temperatures to the 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement. The analysis includes reviews of comprehensive new plans from 14 cities - Buenos Aires; Curitiba; Dakar; Guadalajara; Johannesburg; Medellín; Mexico City; Milan; Montréal; Lisbon; Rio de Janeiro; Salvador; São Paulo and Vancouver...
16 Mar 2018 BUENOS AIRES
Argentina's Rosario Grains Exchange slashed 14% off its forecast for the country's soy crop on Thursday, saying a drought now in its fourth month would limit the harvest to 40 million tons versus its previous estimate of 46.5 million. Argentina has been suffering dry weather since last November.
25 Jan 2017 BUENOS AIRES
Argentina's flood-threatened soybean hopes received a triple downgrade, with the country's farm ministry and two grains exchanges cutting sowing estimates – but not as deeply as some other commentators have done.
12 Oct 2016 BUENOS AIRES
In an effort to eradicate the spread of massive outbreaks of dengue, zika and chikungunya in joint operations with UNICEF, the pan-American Health Organization, Argentina launched weeks of action against Mosquitos on Thursday in Buenos Aires.
29 Sep 2016 BUENOS AIRES
North Patagonia in Argentina is suffering the worst drought in 17 years which has meant the loss of 1.8 million sheep, since 2007, and so far this year rainfall has been 45% below the historic average. A report from the University of Buenos Aires Agronomy School points out that “This climatic situation is of an exceptional magnitude”...
21 Apr 2016 BUENOS AIRES
Severe storms and flooding across South America's "southern cone" have killed at least 12 people and forced thousands to evacuate, with more bad weather on the way.
20 Apr 2016 MANAGUA
Nicaragua has reportedly lost around 70 per cent of its banana crop in the area around Rivas this year, after a severe drought struck the south-west of the country. The Rivas banana producers association Aplari and producers in Tolesmayda near Buenos Aires have called on the government to offer support to those growers affected.
7 Apr 2016 BUENOS AIRES
In recent years, to bolster its economy, the Argentine government created incentives to attract foreign capital to invest in mining, which includes lower royalties, favorable foreign investment laws, and a competitive tax regime. But it has not always paid attention to environmental issues.
11 Mar 2016 BUENOS AIRES
Argentina's massive Perito Moreno glacier has this week begun the process leading to its cyclical rupture. Perito Moreno, which covers some 200sq km, is located in the Andes, the natural border between Argentina and Chile and is one of the few glaciers in the world that is not receding due to global warming...
10 Mar 2016 BUENOS AIRES
Three Argentinian enterprises have joined forces to develop climate index futures to help agricultural producers to better protect themselves against the impacts of severe or inclement weather, with drought the first targeted product launch.
22 Feb 2016 BUENOS AIRES
Six of Argentina's main farm provinces were declared flood emergency areas by the government on Friday, making special credit lines and tax breaks available to affected growers in the soy and corn exporting powerhouse.