South America

Search results

Displaying 1 - 10 of 17

  1. "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

  2. Dam Opponents Say They Are Criminalized by Ecuador Government

    12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report QUITO Mongabay The eight-megawatt Hidrotambo dam has caused lethal flooding and curtailed essential water supplies for local communities. Activists say criminalization of its opponents is part of a wider government ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2016 - 07:12

  3. Colombia’s Energy and Mines Minister Resigns Over Drought-Induced Power Problems

    8 Mar 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombian Mines and Energy Minister Tomás González has resigned in the wake of drought-induced power problems, President Juan Manuel Santos announced on March 7th. Current Minister for the Pres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:11

  4. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  5. Millions of Children at Risk Due to El Niño Effects: UNICEF

    11 Nov 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The impacts of the El Niño weather phenomenon put millions of children in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America at risk of hunger, disease and lack of drinking water, accordin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2015 - 10:26

  6. Amazon to Experience More Frequent and Severe Droughts: Study

    13 Oct 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FALMOUTH, MA, United States The Amazon region will experience more hydrological extremes, including more frequent and severe droughts, by 2100 as a result of climate change, according to new research from inde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2015 - 10:13

  7. Ecuador to Spend $78 Million to Improve Rural Irrigation, Drainage Systems

    25 Sep 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Ecuador is planning 178 projects, worth some $78 million USD, to improve irrigation and drainage systems in the country’s rural areas, Daniel Santos, undersecretary of the National Water Ministr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2015 - 10:42

  8. Precipitation in Central Andes Could Drop by 30 Percent This Century: Study

    18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZURICH, Switzerland Precipitation levels in the Central Andes region could decrease by nearly a third by the end of this century, a new study has found. In the study, “ Facing unprecedented drying of the Centr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2015 - 10:06

  9. Flood-Hit Guayaquil Warned Over Water-Borne Diseases

    31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador Health authorities in Ecuador’s largest city, Guayaquil have intensified efforts to prevent malaria, dengue and other water-borne diseases in the wake of recent floods in the region. On Marc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2015 - 10:03

  10. Climate Change Impacts Freshwater Ecology in the Andes: Study

    11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Water temperatures in Ecuador’s tropical high mountain lakes are increasing as a direct result of global climate change, according to a new study from researchers from Canada’s Queen’s Universit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 10:42

  11. Seven Latin American Countries Pledge to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

    11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Costa Rica have pledged to restore 20 million hectares of degraded land by 2020, as part of the Initiative 20x20, launched this week during COP2 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:40

  12. Peru Approves New Institute to Investigate Glaciers, Mountains

    9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian Congress on December 5th approved creation of the National Research Institute of Mountain Glaciers and Ecosystems, or INIAGEM, which will provide data to decision- makers on ways to miti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:42

  13. Ecuador, Asian Countries to Share Experiences With Climate Change, Glacier Loss

    28 Jan 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report QUITO Prensa Latina With the purpose of sharing national and regional experiences regarding climate change, Ecuador will welcome today a delegation of technicians from Asian countries, the Environment Ministry (MAE ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2014 - 10:01

  14. Chilean Researchers Link Urban Pollution, Glacier Retreat

    10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Researchers from Chile’s Center for Environmental Technologies (CETAM) have found a link between urban pollution and glacier retreat in the Andes region. A CETAM study found that pollutant part ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2013 - 10:18

  15. Latin American Climate Change Ministers to Meet Ahead of COP 20

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Spanish Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister Arias Cañete has called for a meeting of Latin American climate change ministers to coordinate ahead of future climate change meetings in Lima ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 12:00

Pages