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Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

The Stream, January 13: Water Pollution Looms In Lake Titicaca

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Growing urban populations, poor infrastructure and unenforced…
Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

The Stream, January 3: Quake Concerns Suspend Well Operations in Ohio

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Ohio has suspended operations at five deep wells used to dispose…
Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

The Stream, December 22: Mercury Emissions Cuts Benefit Water

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Emissions The United States passed new rules to cut mercury…
Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

The Stream, October 13: Australian MPs Pass Carbon Tax Bill

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Australia's lower house of parliament narrowly passed a historic…
Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

The Stream, May 3: Nile River Treaty?

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Local protests against mining and energy projects in Peru are…
Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

The Stream, April 11: The Fracking 'Battleground'

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Peru, the world's third-largest copper producer, has rejected…

Export Agriculture Drains Latin America's Water Supplies

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Peruvian asparagus and Costa Rican pineapples illustrate the threats global agribusiness poses to the environment.

Peruvian Amazon Drops to 40-Year Low

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Prolonged drought has impaired economic activity in the Amazon dependent northeastern part of Peru.
Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Water Territories and the Politics of Scale and Identity

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An excerpt from the introductory chapter of Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Politics and Identity, a book on the effect modern society has on water culture and indigenous communities

Wet season could compound mining problems in Peru

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LIMA, Peru -- With the approaching rains threatening to destabilize…
Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

Peru: On the Front Lines - Glacial Retreat, Human March

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"For the first time in history, we see more people living in the cities than in rural areas... and they are forming larger and larger homeless populations within those cities."