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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Lake Titicaca Water Treatment Plants to Start Operations in 2017

    15 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru New water treatment plants to decontaminate Lake Titicaca in southeast Peru are expected to come online in 2017, the country’s Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation said last week. Federa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2015 - 10:03

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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