Receding glaciers in Bolivia leave communities at risk

A new study published in The Cryosphere, an European Geosciences Union journal, has found that Bolivian glaciers shrunk by 43% between 1986 and 2014, and will continue to diminish if temperatures in the region continue to increase.


Bolivia Program to Plant 6 Million Trees Across Country

The Bolivian government announced recently a new campaign to replant 6 million trees across the country, as part of the “Mi Arbol,” or “My Tree,” program in Bolivia combating deforestation and climate change.

Pollution shadows still threaten to Lake Titicaca

Population growth and the expansion of unregulated mining activity have increasingly contaminated the 8,300-square-kilometer (3,200-square-mile) lake. But as the population around the lake has expanded over the last 30 years, so has the amount of human and industrial waste – and there are growing calls for the tide of pollution to be stemmed.

Bolivia: Growing number of abused animals

In the Autonomous Department of Santa Cruz located in the southeastern region of the country, the mistreatment of pets (dogs and cats), has increased in recent years, since ten pets seven are injured and abandoned by its owners, said the Animal Protection Association (APA).