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  1. Release From Dams Allows Shipping Of Paraguayan Grains

    13 Aug 2020- 04:37 by Local Press Report ASUNCION Successful Farming More than a hundred barges with 115,000 tonnes of Paraguayan grains began to sail to ports in the region on Tuesday, thanks to a discharge of water from the Itaipu and Yacyreta dams that ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 06:31

  2. 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

  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. Paraguay, Argentina Will Benefit From Itaipu Hydro Plant Water Release

    18 May 2020- 08:39 by Local Press Report FOZ DO IGUACU Merco Press The world's largest operational hydroelectric dam, Itaipu Plant announced that starting next Monday, May 18, it will open its spillway to help Paraguay and Argentina, which are suffer ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:39

  5. Lessons From Ancient Peruvian Water Management

    20 Apr 2020- 10:59 by Local Press Report AYACUCHO Science Rather than trying to seize the fertile valley floor, where people already lived, Wari colonists occupied high, dry land that no one else had figured out how to use. They constructed their governme ...

    Local Press Report - 04/20/2020 - 10:59

  6. 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

  7. Low Parana River Levels Hamper Grain Transport

    16 Apr 2020- 05:42 by Local Press Report PUERTO ROSARIO Merco Press Below normal rains in the Parana-Paraguay water basin is hampering grain transport through waterways in Argentina as the water level of the river has dropped significantly, Bolsa de Comer ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2020 - 06:08

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Rio Police Investigate Municipal Water Contamination

    18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of Hea ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:13

  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. Amazon Fires Accelerate Glacier Melt Rate In Andes

    1 Dec 2019- 09:27 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANIERO BBC News Smoke from burning forests in the Amazon can intensify glacier melt, researchers say, fuelling concern about a water crisis in South America. The team found evidence that snow and ice was bei ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 09:27

  14. Wetlands International Calls For Action Against Pantanal Fires

    4 Nov 2019- 11:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands An open letter from Wetlands International to local, regional and national governments of the transboundary Pantanal as well as the international development, water and environment c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2019 - 11:59

  15. 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