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  1. Possible Solutions To Santiago Water Crisis?

    30 Jul 2019- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's capital Santiago is facing an alarming water deficit, fuelled by climate change, that will worsen in the next decades, according to a new report. Challenged by increasing demand fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 10:56

  2. El Niño Effects Threaten Functionality Of Key Venezuela Dam

    11 Jun 2019- 13:20 by Local Press Report CARACAS Latin American Post The Venezuelan electricity system has been in crisis since 2009. One of the triggers of this deficit is the effects of El Niño in Venezuela, caused by climate change. It is known that th ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2019 - 13:20

  3. Brazil Cancels Another Climate Change Summit

    17 May 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Climate Change News Brazil has withdrawn its offer to host Latin America and Caribbean climate week, a key milestone leading up to the annual UN negotiations. The reversal comes months after Brazil backed ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2019 - 12:39

  4. Colombia's "Liquid Rainbow" River Is A Spectacular Natural Wonder

    13 May 2019- 11:43 by Local Press Report META CNN Travel Visit Caño Cristales during the wet or dry seasons in Colombia, and you'd be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss is about. This "liquid rainbow"-- as it is also called-- is one o ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2019 - 11:43

  5. Brazil: Eight Former Environment Ministers Blast Bolsonaro's Water Policies

    10 May 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAOLO Merco Press Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's enviro ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2019 - 09:06

  6. Hidroituango Dam Crisis Changed Armed Group Dynamics In Northern Colombia

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report MEDELLIN Colombia Reports The brainchild of Antioquia’s ruling political and economic class, Hidroituango was advertised by urban elites as a breakthrough for rural communities most affected by the country’s decade ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  7. "Atomic" Technology Measures Water Quality Of Ecuador's Zamora River

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report QUITO International Atomic Energy Association Southeast Ecuador is home to a constellation of copper and gold mines, which have sustained economic activity in the region for decades. The Zamora River — which passes ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2019 - 06:07

  8. Peru Success Story In Managing Glacial Lake Floods Risk

    2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report LIMA EOS During the past 70 years, Peruvian engineers virtually eliminated the risks posed by glacial lake floods. But climate change and a political blind eye are increasing the dangers once again. In the past few ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2019 - 11:19

  9. South America Glacier Melt Tracked By Satellites

    17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report ERLANGEN Eurealert! Researchers from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have now investigated all glacial areas in South America in more detail than ever before, from the tropical areas of Vene ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2019 - 13:01

  10. Giant Lithium Producers Tangled In Water Dispute In Chile's Atacama Desert

    23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Ars Technica Two of the world's biggest lithium producers, Albemarle Corporation and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (otherwise known as SQM), are tangled in two disputes: the first over water righ ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2018 - 08:16

  11. Brazil Drought Forces Two-Month Closure Of Gold Mine

    12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Mining Weekly Latin America-focused Leagold on Wednesday announced a two-month shutdown of its RDM mine, in Brazil, citing continued regional drought conditions. This year, RDM remained operational until e ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2018 - 09:08

  12. Latin America's Largest Desal Plant Gets Green Light From Chile- And It's Solar

    2 Oct 2018- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile A Chilean government commission approved September 28 an environmental impact study into the ENAPAC (Energías y Aguas del Pacífico) project which is slated to become one of the most advanced solar desali ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/02/2018 - 12:20

  13. Climate Variability Is "Key Driver" Of World Hunger: UN

    12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:31

  14. Chile Curbs Mine Water Extraction Amid Severe Drought

    31 Aug 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean water authorities announced August 23 that the government is preparing new restrictions on the extraction of water from the lithium-rich Salar de Atacama salt flats. Existing permits allow for e ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/08/2018 - 10:38

  15. Brazil State Declares Drought Emergency

    22 Aug 2018- 07:44 by Local Press Report MACEIO Al Jazeera Brazil's northeastern state of Alagoas has declared a 180-day state of emergency after dozens of cities in the region experienced water shortages that have affected more than 200,000 people. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2018 - 07:44

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