At least 13 cities in the Brazilian State of Río Grande do Sul Wednesday recorded snowfalls, a rare event for the region, but one that has come to be due to this year's harsh winter temperatures.1 comment
Chile's National Agriculture Society, SNA, has warned that up to 30% of crops could remain without harvesting because of a lack of manpower. SNA head Cristian Allendes participated in a conference on the labor problem and incentives to attract people to work in the fields, which was presented under the title of How is the 2020/21 season coming along?.1 comment
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, opened its meeting on Monday to approve its next report on the physical science basis of climate change, the first part of the Sixth Assessment Report.Add your comment!
Chaotic climate conditions are having an impact on agriculture worldwide and in Chile the most recent victim of instability are raisins. Last January when grapes are expected to mature and develop a high content of sugar, torrential rains hit Chile's wines, and the excess of water harmed a high percentage of the harvest.1 comment
A calf of killer whales only a few days old has been sighted for the first time off the Punta Bermeja area, on the Rio Negro coast, leading specialists to speculate that its parents would not be far away.Add your comment!
The Nobel Foundation which funds and organizes the Nobel Prizes announced it was selling all of its assets in the petroleum industry, following on similar actions regarding coal, and other contaminating industries.Add your comment!
Argentina Sunday declared a water emergency due to the historic downspout in the Paraná river.Add your comment!
Three weeks after its approval by the local Legislative council of Tierra del Fuego, extreme south of Argentina, the provincial Executive finally promulgated the bill that bans the growth and farming of salmon species in the provincial sea and lakes jurisdictional waters.Add your comment!
Brazil's Ministry of Justice and Public Security Thursday announced that more than 6,000 so-called “guardians of the biome” will be deployed for the prevention of repression and investigation of fires in jungles and forests throughout the country.Add your comment!
The historical downspout of the Paraná River has led Yacyretá, Argentina's biggest hydroelectric plant, to work at around 50% of its normal capacity, which has a direct impact on supply to the electrical system.Add your comment!