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LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Collected by: University of New Mexico

Archived since: May, 2010

Description:

This archive is part of a University of New Mexico project that uses innovative technological solutions to build an easy to use knowledge base on energy policy and dialogue in Latin America for educational and policy-oriented research interests in the United States, Latin America, and the world.

Subject:   Government Science & Health Computers & Technology

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Title: Rivers for Life: Building Social and Environmental Proposals

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/iirsa--la-amenaza-del-proyecto-de-hidrovia-industrial-sobre-los-rios-paraguay-parana

Description: This report focuses on the proposed Project of the Paraguay-Paraná, a strategy to use the Paraguay and Parana Rivers for the transport of soy, iron, and fuel. The Intergovernmental Committee of the Waterway (CIH) - which includes the governments of Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil - hopes to lower the cost of transport of these goods through the use of waterway transportation. This report looks at the impact such a strategy will have on the local environment and local communities. Report in Spanish. 20 pages.

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Subject:   Power Bolivia Argentina Paraguay Fossil Fuel Environment Brazil,  Uruguay ,  Intergovernmental Committee of the Waterway (CIH) Impact Soy Iron Water Transportation Infrastructure Fuel River Paraguay River Parana River Project of the Paraguay-Paraná

Title: Uruguayans From Mud and Clay

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3548&olt=463

Description: This article discusses experimentation with bioconstruction in the building of homes in Uruguay. Using straw, wood, clay, and mud, Uruguayans are building natural homes that are healthier, more affordable, more energy-efficient, and more sustainable than cement homes, but many barriers remain, hindering the growth of bioconstruction. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Alternative Housing Bioconstruction,  Uruguay ,  Green Building Sustainability Natural Homes Energy Efficiency Consumption Permaculture

Title: Fresh and Crystalline Water in the Basement of Mercosur

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3588&olt=469

Description: This article discusses the Guarani Aquifer reserve, one of the largest reserves of freshwater in the world. Located in Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil, the waters of the Guarani Aquifer can be used for: drinking water, irrigation for agriculture, thermal bathing (linked to tourism), and geothermal energy. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Power Argentina Paraguay Geothermal Brazil,  Uruguay ,  Guarani Aquifer Water

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