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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Cleanup of Petroecuador Spill Continues

    11 Jul 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Efforts to clean up the Petroecuador oil spill in Ecuador’s Amazon region are continuing, with the National Secretary of Risk Management reporting this week that it has delivered a total of 190 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2013 - 10:03

  10. UNESCO Concerned Over Glacier Retreat in Andes

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUARAZ, Peru Lack of monitoring of rapidly retreating Andean glaciers is putting 100 million people in the region at risk, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNES ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2013 - 09:59

  11. Nineteen Latin American Countries Sign Agreement Promising Universal Water and Sanitation

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Representatives of 19 Latin America and Caribbean countries signed a declaration promising universal water and sanitation during the third Latin American Sanitation Conference (LATINOSAN) he ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05

  12. Peru Declares State of Emergency Over Amazon Oil Pollution

    Peru’s government on March 25 declared a 90-day environmental state of emergency in the Amazon region of Loreto due to oil pollution that was not properly cleaned up by Argentine-owned Pluspetrol. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  13. Melting Glaciers Threaten Water Supply of Andean Communities

    The snowcaps of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela and Colombia have been melting at an unprecedented rate, with over 30 percent having disappeared in the last 30 years, according to new research published last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  14. Ecuador Inaugurates Two New Glacier Monitoring Stations

    Ecuador is planning to inaugurate two new meteorological monitoring stations as part of the Adaptation to the Impacts of Rapid Glacier Retreat in the Tropical Andes (PRAA) program. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2012 - 09:54

  15. Peru, Ecuador to Discuss Irrigation Project

    21 Nov 2012- 09:16 by Local Press Report LIMA Bernama.com The governments of Peru and Ecuador will discuss current progress on the binational Puyango-Tumbes irrigation project during their upcoming presidential and ministerial summit. The presidents of Pe ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2012 - 09:52

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