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14 Feb 2022 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
Historic drought has affected commodity transportation on the river, regional ecosystems, fishing industry and tourism and power production. Continuation of below-normal levels of precipitation anticipated.
2 Feb 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Scientists closely observe melting of A68a as it breaks off Larsen-C Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula and travels towards Argentina. Fears for flora and fauna unrealized.
25 Jul 2021 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cargo ships have been unable to transport goods due to the shallowness of the basin, which has also sparked concerns amongst local communities who rely on the Parana River for drinking water and energy supply.
The drought is expected to cost local grains farmers and exporters $315 Million USD across a six-month period, according to the Rosario grains exchange.
8 Feb 2021 WAGENIGEN, Netherlands
From wetland rejuvenation along the Ganga to beach-cleaning in Senegal, the 50th World Wetlands Day saw several initiatives launched in recognition of the value to nature and humankind of the globe’s wetlands. In a 29 January statement released to mark the occasion, Wetlands International, the body that coordinates and manages the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, laments that, despite significant achievements, the convention “has not been able to keep up with the growing threats and challenges that face wetlands...