Colombia issues red alert as drought caused by El Niño hits water levels across country, threatening reservoirs and potentially leaving Colombians facing restrictions on water and energy use.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala announces major funding for decontamination plants around the world-famous Lake Titicaca, but climate change poses a greater threat than pollution to the lake and its surroundings.
Brazil’s water crisis has reached historic proportions, but arguably the worst could have been averted if only authorities had heeded the early warning signs; the parallels with our collective approach to climate change are striking.
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Six months after the founding of Glacier Republic, Greenpeace Chile are keeping up the pressure on the Chilean government to… Read more Chile: Glacier Republic pushes for 5-Star law to protect glaciers
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The controversial HidroAysén hydroelectric project, proposed for southern Chile’s Patagonia, has been stalled by the government to the delight of… Read more HidroAysén: Chronicle of an environmental victory foretold in Chile