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  1. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  2. Sinohydro to Build Ivirizu Hydro Dam in Bolivia

    22 Aug 2017- 09:02 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Xinhuanet News Bolivian Energy Minister Rafael Alarcon said Friday that Chinese company Sinohydro has won a tender to build the Ivirizu hydroelectric dam. The Ivirizu project will be developed over four year ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2017 - 09:02

  3. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  4. Pilcomayo River at Risk

    21 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report LA PAZ The Independent The Pilcomayo River, which descends from the Andes mountains in Bolivia, is at its lowest level of the past 19 years in Paraguay, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Communications. ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2016 - 13:14

  5. Lake Titicaca to Be Restocked With Native Species

    24 Aug 2016- 10:41 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Prensa Latina The executive president of the Authority of Titicaca Lake, Alfredo Mamani, confirmed the upcoming opening of laboratories, which will be responsible for restocking the water shared by Bolivia a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2016 - 10:41

  6. Official Says Peru’s New Government Will Move Ahead With Lake Titicaca Clean-Up

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNO, Peru Peru’s new Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation, Edmer Trujillo, this week reassured residents in the country’s Puno region that the administration of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wil ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  7. Peru’s President Takes Steps to “Guarantee” Lake Titicaca Treatment Plant

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACORA, Peru Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has declared the Lake Titicaca Water Treatment Plant to be a project of “national interest” in order to ensure that it is completed by the next presidential admini ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 10:02

  8. Peru Launches New Project to Clean Up Lake Titicaca

    20 May 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru has launched a new $437 million USD project to clean up Lake Titicaca by building wastewater treatment plants in the Ayaviri, Azángaro, Desaguadero, Huancane, Ilave, Juliaca, Juli, Puno and Yun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2016 - 10:22

  9. Bolivian Civil Society Groups Back Government Decision to Take Silala Springs Case to ICJ

    7 Apr 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Prensa Latina The National coordinator for Change (Conalcam) backed today the government decision to go to the International Court of Justice in The Hague to bring a suit against Chile for the illegal use of ...

    Local Press Report - 04/07/2016 - 08:15

  10. Satellite Images Show Drying Up of Bolivia's Lake Poopo

    9 Feb 2016- 10:26 by Local Press Report PARIS Blackbird PR News Monitoring Earth’s surface every day, ESA’s Proba-V minisatellite has had a ringside seat as the second largest lake in Bolivia gradually dried up. Lake Poopó has now been declared fully evap ...

    Local Press Report - 02/09/2016 - 10:26

  11. Disappearance of Bolivia's Lake Poopo Displaces Hundreds

    22 Jan 2016- 10:34 by Local Press Report UNTAVI Associated Press High on Bolivia's semi-arid Andean plains at 3,700 meters (more than 12,000 feet) and long subject to climatic whims, the shallow saline Lake Poopo has essentially dried up before only ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2016 - 10:34

  12. Bolivia, Peru Sign $500 Million Agreement to Restore Lake Titicaca

    11 Jan 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Bolivia The governments of Bolivia and Peru last week signed a 10-year, $500 million USD plan to restore Lake Titicaca.  Bolivian Minister of Environment and Water Alexandra Moreira and her Peruvian co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2016 - 10:26

  13. Bolivia’s Oruro Province Declares Natural Disaster Over Drying Lake Poopo

    22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ORURO, Bolivia The government Bolivia’s Oruro Province on December 19th declared the drying of Lake Poopo-- the second largest in the country after Lake Titicaca-- a natural disaster. Oruro Governor Victor Hug ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/22/2015 - 10:25

  14. Bolivia's Former UN Ambassador Calls Paris Climate Deal a "Death Sentence"

    17 Dec 2015- 09:12 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Daily Caller “The Paris Agreement is a death sentence for many people,” former climate negotiator for Bolivia Pablo Solón commented on Monday. “A world with temperature increases more than 3 degrees Ce ...

    Local Press Report - 12/17/2015 - 09:13

  15. Bolivia’s Second Largest Lake Drying Up

    16 Dec 2015- 08:38 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Latin American Herald Tribune Bolivia’s second largest lake, Poopo, in the Andine region of the country is turning into a desert as a result of climate change, El Niño and La Niña phenomena and mining pollut ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2015 - 08:38

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