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

Collected by: University of New Mexico

Archived since: May, 2010

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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.

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Title: LIDEMA Warns that Biofuels Generate Social and Environmental Risks

URL: http://plataformaenergetica.org/content/1003

Description: A report by the League for the Defence of the Environment (LIDEMA) warns that the production of biodiesel would be highly damaging for Bolivia and that biofuel production would threaten food security. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass Bolivia Biofuel Biodiesel Bioethnol,  Soybean ,  Sunflower

Title: The Business of Trafficking in the Path of Oil

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/el-negocio-de-la-trata-en-la-ruta-del-petroleo---observatorio-petrolero-sur

Description: This article discusses the linkages between prostitution and oil production sites. It includes an interview with Mercedes Assorati, the General Coordinator of the Program Zero Slavery which is based in Argentina. The linkages between prostitution and soybean production are also discussed. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass Oil Argentina Biofuel Prostitution,  Soybean ,  Trafficking

Title: IIRSA: The Two Faces of South American Integration

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/iirsa-el-doble-rostro-de-la-integracion-sudamericana

Description: This article discusses the infrastructure projects proposed by the Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA). The Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) has expressed concerns regarding the development and implementation of these projects and the social and environmental impacts these projects could have on indigenous communities in the region. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Oil Mines Hydroelectric Pipeline Power Bolivia Argentina Megaproject Biofuel Agreement Mineral Colombia Environment Mining Chile Peru Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA) Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Consultation Infrastructure,  Soybean ,  Water Biodiversity Policy Impact Forest National Route 14 Garabi Hydroelectric Paraguay-Parana Project Northwest Pipeline Project (GNEA) Ecuador

Title: Brazilian Sub-Imperialism in Bolivia and Latin America

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/subimperialismo-brasile-o-en-bolivia-y-am-rica-latina

Description: This article by Mathias Luce, a Professor of International Political Economy in Brazil, discusses the growing dominance of Brazilian mining, energy, and oil companies within South America. The author views Brazil as a rising sub-imperialist power and briefly examines how it came to be so. He also looks at the changing power dynamics within South America, linked to global processes, and explores what this will mean for the region. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Indigenous Biomass Oil Mines Hydroelectric Bolivia Paraguay Biofuel Mineral Mining Brazil Peru Petrobras Infrastructure,  Soybean ,  Capital Ownership Foreign Investment Development Vale Votorantim Odebrecht Gerdau Friboi Ecuador Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA) Integration Mercosur UNASUR Venezuela

Title: Argentine Biofuels Begin

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3539&olt=462

Description: This article discusses the implementation of government policy in Argentina concerning biofuels - through the blending of gasoline with ethanol and diesel fuel with biodiesel - in pursuit of lower carbon emissions. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Biomass Oil Alternative Argentina Biofuel Biodiesel Carbon Emissions,  Soybean ,  Gasoline Fuel Petroleum Climate Change Carbon Dioxide Sugar Cane Corn Cassava Yuca Consumption Export Import Domestic Market Green Fuel

Title: Environmentalists Call a Green Pause "The Chaco Dream"

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3653&olt=479

Description: This article details the deforestation that is continuing in the Gran Chaco region of South America (including Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil). The spread of cattle ranching and agriculture production (including that of soybean production) have been blamed for the deforestation. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Bolivia Argentina Paraguay Biofuel Gran Chaco Deforestation Logging Forest,  Soybean ,  Biodiversity

Title: Argentina: Resistance to Chinese Plan to Expand Soy in Patagonia

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3773

Description: This article discusses the concern expressed by a number of environmental and social organizations in Argentina concerning an agreement with China to expand soybean production in the southern Argentine province of Río Negro. They are concerned that the expansion of soybean production could pose a threat to the region's biodiversity and food sovereignty. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass Trade Latin America Argentina Biofuel NGO Agreement Environment China Food Sovereignty,  Soybean ,  Food Security Biodiversity

Title: Soybean Biodiesel Produces Genetic Mutations

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=eco&nro=503

Description: This article identifies a study into the environmental impact of soybean biodiesel versus regular diesel. The study found that the soybean biodiesel produced genetic mutations in organic material. This would have implications in the case of a biodiesel spill. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass Biofuel Biogas Biodiesel Environment Brazil,  Soybean

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