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Articles by Tierramerica :

Indigenous Chileans Continue To Oppose Pinochet-Era Highway Project

By Marianela Jarroud For more than two decades, Mapuche indigenous people in the Chilean region of Araucanía have been fighting

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New Patient Profile And Treatment For Chagas Disease

By Estrella Gutiérrez Chagas disease, the third most serious infectious disease in Latin America, is developing a “new face” and

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Peru: Indigenous Communities Take Charge Of Environmental Monitoring

By Milagros Salazar At the end of every month, with the skill of an environmental engineer, Wilson Sandi prepares a

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Brazil Embarks On Cloning Of Wild Animals

By Alice Marcondes Brazilian scientists are attempting to clone animals in danger of extinction, like the jaguar and maned wolf,

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Communal Land Titling At A Standstill In Peru

By Milagros Salazar The titling of the lands of indigenous and peasant communities has been at a practical standstill for

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Uruguay: Schools Slowly Say Goodbye To Junk Food


By Inés Acosta Uruguayan schoolchildren are learning that cookies, candy, potato chips and soft drinks are bad for their health.

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Ocean Acidification Leaves Mollusks Naked And Confused

By Stephen Leahy Climate change will ruin Chilean sea snails’ ability to sniff out and avoid their archenemy, a predatory

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Peru: Indigenous Consultations To Debut In Amazon Oil Region

By Milagros Salazar Peru will debut a new mechanism for prior consultation with indigenous peoples by seeking their approval for

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Spain Hit By Epidemic Of Despair

By Inés Benítez Rising rates of depression and suicide are among the most obvious signs of the increase in mental

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