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The largest páramo in the world under threat

Fracking has several environmental risks, especially threats regarding water supplies. Large quantities of water and chemicals must be injected underground, posing threats to local water resources. Also drilling wastewater can be poisonous and it has been documented to have deleterious…

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Wildlife crime just got personal

The illegal trade in wildlife is one of the threats that is driving species to the brink of extinction and poses environmental, economic, development and security risks.Even if many species are protected by national and international laws like the Convention…

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Chile’s 1M hectares of new protected land

Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, the widow of US billionaire Doug Tompkins donated 408,000 hectares of land to the country and the Chilean government announced a massive conservation campaign.Tompkins, one of the founders of the outdoor clothing brand The North Face was…

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Brazil to welcome Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

Blackstone has announced funds managed by its real estate business have agreed to acquire the Windsor Atlantica Hotel on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.As part of the transaction, Blackstone has signed a management agreement with Hilton for this…

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Drinks and Dining in Guadalajara, Mexico

While we often think of Mexican food as one long list on a menu, there’s actually a lot of variation between regions of the country and Guadalajara has its own spin on things. The second-largest city is also a culinary…

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