UN: Drought-hit Central America Must Help Farmers Withstand Climate Change|Video

Aid groups and governments in drought-hit countries in Central America need to boost the resilience of communities struggling to feed themselves and invest more in agriculture if the region is to recover from recurrent drought, the United Nations said.

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Communities brace for impact of Peruvian oil spill|Video

Recently residents who helped block the spill’s advance say they saw oil several kilometers down the ravine below the point where the Northern Peruvian Pipeline broke. They say rain washed some of the oil out of the ravine and into a palm swamp.

Environmentalist complained about the impact of “Miner Bow” in Venezuela

“The environmental impact that may cause the” opencast mining “in our territory can alter the already precarious conditions of our climate. This activity can cause damage to our water and hydroelectric system. A system of fundamental forests for rainy periods is what is at stake. But alterations in biodiversity, ecosystem generate losses that affect endemic species and migratory habitat loss could severely threaten the survival of our indigenous people”, said Gustavo Carrasquel.