A strong earthquake rocked Chile, Perú, and Bolivia Thursday morning. Authorities in the three countries are still to release detailed reports on the aftermath of the event.Add your comment!
Threatened species across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are set to benefit from £6.4 million in government funding announced on Monday 23 May. Green turtles and the West Indian whistling duck are just some of the species that will be boosted by a share of the Darwin Plus Initiative. Likewise Falklands' New Island Nature Reserve and Peatlands.Add your comment!
Argentina has announced that it will extend the Water Emergency Crisis warning for another six months due to insufficient rainfall in the Paraná, Paraguay, and Iguazú river basins.Add your comment!
Australia's Labor Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said he wants to improve Australia's image abroad after defeating conservative Scott Morrison. Climate change played a pivotal role in the Saturday vote, with voters unhappy with Morrison's government response to deadly fires and floods that hit Australia in recent years and their support of massive coal exports.Add your comment!
The Argentine government of President Alberto Fernández Friday announced it was extending the declaration of emergency for another 180 days in the Paraná River area as water levels remained at historically low levels.Add your comment!
Two people have died in Uruguay under circumstances that were not a direct result of Tuesday's subtropical cyclone, Yakecan, but which authorities are still investigating after several houses were destroyed and trees were downed, it was reported.Add your comment!
A most unusual low water level of the Paraná river has caused losses of nearly US$ 280 million so far in 2022 to Argentine rural producers and exporters, it was reported.
An unprecedented cold wave in Brazil for the month of May has been labeled a threat both to the country's thousands of homeless people and also to crops, it was reported Thursday.
Peruvian authorities are seeking the extradition of the captain of the Italian-flagged Mare Doricum oil tanker, whom Repsol accuses of being responsible for the maneuvers that resulted in the oil spill at the La Pampilla refinery, 4 kilometers from the Ventanilla district.
Although cyclones are rare in the area, Uruguay's Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) has issued a yellow warning regarding the possible arrival of a subtropical cyclone to the southern part of the country sometime Tuesday.