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Title: LA-ENERGAIA

URL: http://laenergaia.unm.edu/

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

Description: Based in the United States at the University of New Mexico, LA-ENERGAIA aims to develop an easy-to-use knowledge base on energy policy, regulation, and dialog in Latin America, with a particular emphasis on the impact of alternative energy on indigenous communities in the region. Embracing a variety of formats, the project focuses on the collection, translation, analysis, and dissemination of information. Articles in Spanish, Portuguese, English, and Quechua.

Captured 119 times between Oct 13, 2010 and Jan 30, 2013

Subject:   Natural Gas Solar Indigenous Oil Hydroelectric Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Latin America Energy

Title: Oil Monitoring of the South (Observatorio Petrolero Sur)

URL: http://opsur.wordpress.com/

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

Description: Based in Argentina, Oil Monitoring of the South is an organization dedicated to working with local communities and organizations in areas impacted by oil exploration and to responding to the aggressive promotion of oil and gas exploration in Argentina, particularly in Patagonia. The site posts many articles concerning oil and energy, including a section on alternative energy sources. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 27 times between Nov 14, 2010 and Jan 13, 2013

Subject:   Natural Gas Solar Indigenous Biomass Oil Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Latin America Nuclear Argentina Biofuel Ethanol Climate Energy NGO Hydrogen Uranium Geothermal Biogas Green Ban

Title: The Electric Car Sparks Lithium Fever

URL: http://opsur.wordpress.com/2010/12/21/el-coche-electrico-desata-la-fiebre-del-litio/

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

Description: This article discusses the continuing challenges facing the development of an electric car industry. While a new reliance on lithium could reduce the carbon emissions associated with gasoline use, lithium mining would bring its own set of problems, including air and water pollution and the possibility of toxic spills. The development of the electric car industry holds particular significance for South America, for the largest lithium reserves in the world are believed to be located in Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Electric Mines,  Alternative ,  Bolivia Argentina Mineral Lithium Mining Chile Car Industry

Title: Alternative Energy Net (Red Energía Alternativa)

URL: http://redenergiaalternativa.org/

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

Description: Based in Colombia, Alternative Energy Net aims to create a network for the sharing of knowledge on alternative energy and the promotion of alternative energy initiatives in the country. It features various articles on energy issues, particularly concerning Colombia but also other countries of Latin America. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 7 times between Nov 29, 2010 and Nov 29, 2012

Subject:   Solar Indigenous Biomass Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Latin America Biofuel Climate Colombia

Title: Abya Yala Colectivo (Abya Yala Colectivo)

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/

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

Description: A website created following the Third Summit of the Peoples of the Americas held in Mar del Plata, Argentina in November 2005. The website is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina and features a broad range of articles on indigenous peoples from the Americas, including energy issues. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 27 times between Nov 14, 2010 and Jan 13, 2013

Subject:   Natural Gas Solar Indigenous Oil Mines Hydroelectric,  Alternative ,  Latin America Argentina Megaproject Energy NGO Mineral

Title: Mud Houses, Do It Yourself

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/casas-de-barro--hagalo-usted-mismo---jorge-belanko--violeta-moraga

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

Description: This article provides a brief overview of the documentary "Mud, Hands, House", directed by Gustavo Marangoni. The documentary explores the issues surrounding the use of natural materials - such as mud, straw, thermal blocks, etc. - in building construction and provides information on how to construct a home using these materials. A copy of the documentary is available for download from the webpage. Article and video in Spanish.

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Subject:   Alternative ,  Argentina Sustainable Housing Natural Bioconstruction Permaculture Natural Home Green Building

Title: Argentina: Community Defends Its Way of Life Against the Ravages of Mining and Quarrying

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Agencia_de_Noticias_Biodiversidadla/Argentina_Comunidad_kolla_defiende_su_modo_de_vida_ante_embates_de_la_mineria_extractiva

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

Description: This article contains an interview with Matthias Quispe, a spokesperson for the community of Santa Ana de la Puna, which is located in the department of Cochinoca, in the province of Jujuy, in northwestern Argentina. Matthias Quispe discusses the threat that mining operations in the area pose to the indigenous way of life in the community of Santa Ana de la Puna. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Mines,  Alternative ,  Andes Region Argentina Mineral Lithium Environment Mining Water Consultation

Title: Argentina: "The Nuclear Issue is Another Face of Development"

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Agencia_de_Noticias_Biodiversidadla/Argentina_El_tema_nuclear_es_otra_cara_mas_del_desarrollismo

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

Description: This article discusses a 24-page report released by the Sustainable Southern Cone Program (CSS) called "Nuclear Power in the Risk Society," as part of its Think Energy series. The article also includes an interview with Bertinat Pablo, a specialist in energy issues. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Alternative ,  Nuclear Argentina NGO Sustainable Development South American Regional Integration Initiative (IIRSA) Cochabamba of the World People's Conference on Climate Change (CMPCC) Sustainable Southern Cone Program (CSS)

Title: Argentina: The Struggle of a Community in Salta Against the Looting of Timber and Oil Industries

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Agencia_de_Noticias_Biodiversidadla/Argentina_la_lucha_de_una_comunidad_Wichi_en_Salta_contra_el_saqueo_de_industrias_maderera_y_petrolera

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

Description: This article contains an interview with Zamora Octorina, a community leader of Wichi Honat Le Les in the province of Salta in northwestern Argentina. Zamora Octorina discusses the struggle of her community against the extractive activities of timber and oil industries. These activities have caused landslides and avalanches, thereby threatening the community of Wichi Honat Le Les. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil,  Alternative ,  Andes Region Argentina Amazon Timber Forestry Consultation

Title: Tell Ikea that Palm Oil Candles Destroy the Forest

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Contenido/Campanas_y_Acciones/Repitale_a_Ikea_que_las_velas_de_aceite_de_palma_destruyen_la_selva

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

Description: This article calls for resistance to Ikea's production and sale of palm oil candles on the basis that palm oil production is destroying the environment, the climate, and human life. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass Renewable,  Alternative ,  Biofuel Biodiesel Sustainable Environment Greenwashing Candle Palm Oil RSPO Certification Ikea

Title: Food Versus Fuel

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Contenido/Documentos/Alimentacion_v_s_combustible

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

Description: This article contains a statement made by the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (FIIB) at the Tenth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP10), which was held from October 18-29, 2010 in Nagoya, Japan. The FIBB statement voices concern about the increasing production of biofuels, along with the declining production of food for human consumption. The FIBB recommends that legally-binding targets be implemented to curb the displacement of agricultural production for food consumption by crops dedicated to biofuel production. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass,  Alternative ,  Biofuel Biogas Biodiesel Bioethanol Food Security Food Sovereignty Food Consumption Biodiversity Energy Policy

Title: Brazil Wants to Forgo Environment Precaution with Biofuels

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Contenido/Noticias/Brasil_quer_afastar_precaucao_ambiental_de_agrocombustiveis

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

Description: This article examines the Brazilian governments position concerning the development of the biofuel industry, as expressed by government officials at the Tenth Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, held in Nagoya, Japan from October 18-29, 2010. Article in Portuguese.

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Subject:   Biomass,  Alternative ,  Biofuel Biodiesel Environment Bioethanol Biodiversity

Title: The IMF and World Bank Admit that Biofuels Harm

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Contenido/Noticias/El_FMI_y_el_Banco_Mundial_admiten_que_los_biocombustibles_hacen_dano

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

Description: This article discusses a recent report released by the IMF and World Bank that found that hunger and malnutrition are worsening as food production is increasingly used as biofuel rather than for consumption. With more and more agricultural production becoming dedicated to biofuel production, food prices have risen, intensifying the threat to food security. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass,  Alternative ,  Biofuel Bioethanol Food Security Export Food Sovereignty

Title: Bolpress

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/

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

Description: Bolpress is a Bolivian news website publishing daily articles on various issues, including alternative energy. It focuses primarily on Bolivia but also covers other Latin American countries. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 27 times between Nov 14, 2010 and Jan 13, 2013

Subject:   Natural Gas Solar Indigenous Electric Biomass Oil Mines Pollution Hydroelectric Pipeline Trade Power Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Andes Region Amazon River Region Latin America Bolivia Nuclear Mineral

Title: Evo and Nuclear Power Generation for Bolivia

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2010110105

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

Description: This article advocates for the development of nuclear energy in Bolivia as a clean, alternative energy source. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Power,  Alternative ,  Andes Region Latin America Bolivia Nuclear

Title: Looking to Substitute Oil

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2011021602

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

Description: This article provides a general overview of the development of biofuels in Latin America in recent years. It focuses especially on the production of bioethanol from sugar cane. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Biomass Pollution Power,  Alternative ,  Biofuel Fossil Fuel Sustainable Colombia Brazil Carbon Emissions Bioethanol Sugar Cane Maize Corn Cassava Potato Gasoline Power Plant

Title: Argentina: Announcing the Bidding for Four New Wind Farms in Neuquen

URL: http://www.energias-renovables.com/america/ContenidoseccionesAm.asp?ID=14&Cod=1647&Tipo=&Nombre=Noticias

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

Description: This article discusses the government-backed project to develop wind farms on private and public lands in the province of Neuquen in central Argentina. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Power Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Argentina

Title: Argentina: Concluded a Historic Year for the Wind

URL: http://www.energias-renovables.com/america/ContenidoseccionesAm.asp?ID=14&Cod=1651&Tipo=&Nombre=Noticias

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

Description: This article reports that the Argentina Wind Energy Association (EAA) celebrated 2010 as a landmark year for the wind in Argentina. During the previous 12 months, Argentina saw both the expansion of its energy infrastructure and the opening of its largest wind farm to date. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Power Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Andes Region Argentina

Title: Public Hearing to Discuss the Installation of a Wind Farm in the Chocón

URL: http://www.energias-renovables.com/america/ContenidoseccionesAm.asp?ID=14&Cod=1720&Tipo=&Nombre=Noticias

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

Description: This article briefly discusses the proposed plan for the construction of 50 wind turbines by the High Valley Windfarm company in the province of Neuquen in central Argentina. The plan was announced by Nuequen's Secretary of the Environment, Ricardo Esquivel. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Power Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Andes Region Argentina Mapuche Villa El Chocón

Title: Clean Energy (Energías Limpias)

URL: http://www.energiaslimpias.org/

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

Description: The Clean Energy website is an initiative of the Clean Energy and Development Foundation, based in Argentina. Its objective is to promote clean and renewable energy initiatives in Argentina. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 9 times between Nov 19, 2010 and Nov 27, 2012

Subject:   Solar Electric Biomass Hydroelectric Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Latin America Nuclear Argentina Biofuel Ethanol Energy Consumption Coal Geothermal Biodiesel

Title: Oilwatch South America (Oilwatch Sudamérica)

URL: http://www.oilwatchsudamerica.org/

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

Description: Oilwatch South America is part of the larger Oilwatch network of resistance to petroleum activities in the tropical countries. It seeks to halt the expansion of the oil industry and provides support to local populations in resisting oil extraction projects. As part of its mission, it posts articles related to oil and alternative energy. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 10 times between Nov 19, 2010 and Nov 27, 2012

Videos: 71 Videos Captured

Subject:   Natural Gas Solar Indigenous Electric Biomass Oil Hydroelectric Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Latin America Nuclear Biofuel Ethanol Climate NGO Energy Consumption Agreement Coal Hydrocarbon Hydrogen Mineral Fossil Fuels

Title: Bandanas in Rebellion (Pañuelos en Rebeldía)

URL: http://www.panuelosenrebeldia.com.ar/

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

Description: Bandanas in Rebellion is a non-governmental organization, based in Argentina, that focuses on support social movements through popular education. As part of this project, its website includes articles on indigenous peoples' struggles and energy issues. Most of the articles focus on Argentina or adjacent countries. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 10 times between Nov 19, 2010 and Nov 27, 2012

Subject:   Solar Indigenous Electric Biomass Oil Mines Pollution Hydroelectric Wind,  Alternative ,  Latin America Nuclear Argentina Radioactive Storage Biofuel Ethanol Mapuche Climate Energy NGO

Title: The Science and Development Network

URL: http://www.scidev.net/en/climate-change-and-energy/

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

Description: Based in England, the Science and Development Network is a non-profit organization that was established to provide reliable information concerning science and technology for the developing world. The website is intended as a platform for researchers, policymakers, the media, and civil society to explore how science and technology can improve the standard of living of residents of the developing world. Energy and climate change are among the major issues discussed on the site. Articles in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Captured 26 times between Dec 14, 2010 and Jan 13, 2013

Videos: 41 Videos Captured

Subject:   Solar Indigenous Biomass Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Latin America Nuclear Biofuel Climate Hydrogen Fossil Fuel Wave

Title: SERVINDI News Agency (La Agencia de Noticias SERVINDI)

URL: http://www.servindi.org/

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

Description: Based in Peru, SERVINDI News Agency is a news site that focuses on indigenous and ecological issues within the country and beyond. The site aims to disseminate information on these issues in an effort to strengthen indigenous peoples, communities, and organizations. Its posts include news articles, special reports, interviews, and audio-visual material. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 49 times between Dec 14, 2010 and Jan 13, 2013

Subject:   Natural Gas Solar Indigenous Biomass Oil Hydroelectric Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Latin America Biofuel Ethanol Climate Andean Region Peru

Title: Argentine Biofuels Begin

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

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

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: Uruguayans From Mud and Clay

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

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

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: Ecological Earthquake in Chile

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3582&olt=468

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

Description: This article discusses the opportunities for incorporating renewable, alternative, and sustainable energy sources into reconstruction efforts following the earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile on February 27, 2010. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Solar Electric Pollution Power Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Chile Environmental Impact Biodiversity Reconstruction Destruction Earthquake Tsunami Sustainability Urban Planning Recycling Dry Toilet Compost Development Cell Phone Decentralization Consumption Household

Title: Xingu River Between Electricity and Diversity

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3681&olt=483

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

Description: This article discusses the proposed construction of the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam in the Xingu River basin of the Brazilian Amazon. The project will threaten the biodiversity of the region. Also threatened are 30 indigenous land reserves inhabited by over 13,000 people from 24 ethnic groups, and 12 conservation areas, including four extractive reserves and other comprehensive protection. Ultimately, 50,000 inhabitants could be displaced by this project. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Hydroelectric Power Renewable,  Alternative ,  Amazon Brazil Dam Water Environmental Impact Biodiversity Conservation Reserve Forest Xingu River Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam

Title: Spanish Renewable Energy Sets Sights on West

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3689&olt=484

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

Description: This article discusses the opportunities for investment in renewable energies in Latin America. Alternative energy companies based in Spain, who have been hit by the recession and cuts to their subsidies, are looking to invest in the Latin American market. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Solar Power Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Energy Consumption Fossil Fuel Brazil Carbon Emissions Chile Spain Sun Mexico Green Wind Farm

Title: The Clean Energy Beneath Our Feet

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3732&olt=491

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

Description: This article discusses the potential for the development of geothermal energy across the world, including opportunities in Peru, Colombia, and Chile. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Electric Power,  Alternative ,  Geothermal Colombia Chile Peru

Title: Binational Movement of People Affected by Yacyretá (Movimiento Binacional de Afectos por Yacyretá)

URL: http://yacyreta.info/www/

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

Description: This website was created by a social movement opposed to the construction of the Yacyretá hydroelectric dam that was built along the border between Argentina and Paraguay during the 1990s. The hydroelectric plant launched full operations on July 7, 1998. It includes various articles and photos concerning the hydroelectric project and energy issues. Articles in Spanish.

Captured 5 times between Nov 29, 2010 and Nov 29, 2012

Subject:   Indigenous Hydroelectric Power Wind Renewable,  Alternative ,  Argentina Megaproject Paraguay Yacyretá Ecology NGO

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