February 26, 2014
by MoreRecycling
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Mass strandings of marine mammals blamed on toxic algae: Clues unearthed in ancient whale graveyard

Modern whale strandings can be investigated and their causes identified. Events that happened millions of years ago, however, are far harder to analyze — frequently leaving their cause a mystery. Scientists examined a large fossil site in the Atacama … Continue reading

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April 26, 2013
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: Chile’s Pascua Lama faces permanent suspension, Costa Rica readies for Obama, Mexico needs cleaner air, and Central America at risk from climate change

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.
April 20-25, 2013
Chile
Daniel Fernández, the Execut… Continue reading

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February 22, 2013
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: Exploring tidal power in Chile, capturing carbon in Costa Rica, developing solar-powered industry in Mexico, policing Latin America’s forests

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.
February 16-February 22, 2013
Chile
Enersis, the owner of E… Continue reading

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January 8, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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New telescopes to give researchers glimpse of the beginning of time

Where do we come from? What is the universe made of? Will the universe exist only for a finite time or will it last forever? These are just some of the questions that physicists are working to answer in the high desert of northern Chile. Continue reading

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November 10, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Green News: Chile’s sun shines on a rural school, Costa Rica tackles carbon neutrality and windy Mexico region helps cut carbon emissions

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America.  
November 4-9, 2012
Chile
Environmentalists are … Continue reading

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April 21, 2012
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 4/15- 4/21/2012

Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC
Chile
SunEdison, the fourth largest solar company in the world, plans to install photovoltaic solar plants in Chile’s Atacama region. SunEdison’s vice president for thei… Continue reading

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October 15, 2010
by Amanda Maxwell
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Climate, Energy and Environment News from Latin America: 10.11 – 10.15.2010

Chile:
Chile’s mining industry was the center of global attention this week, as the 33 trapped miners were rescued on Wednesday. (New York Times, 10/13/10).  In addition, a new report found that in the past decade alone, Chile’s mining… Continue reading

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October 1, 2010
by Amanda Maxwell
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Climate, Energy and Environment News from Latin America: 9.27 – 10.1.2010

Chile:
During a trip to California with President Sebastian Piñera, Energy Minister Ricardo Raineri signed an agreement with the State of California to increase the exploration and utilization of geothermal energy.  (El Mercurio, 9/27/10)
H… Continue reading

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