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Latin Americans turn to human rights court over climate change impacts

Latin Americans turn to human rights court over climate change impacts

Victims from Latin America are addressing the consequences of climate change through a groundbreaking case at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which could significantly influence international legal standards.

Anastasia Moloney reports for The Christian Science Monitor.

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Maya immigrants embrace ancient farming techniques in Nebraska

Maya immigrants embrace ancient farming techniques in Nebraska

In Nebraska's fields, Maya farmers from Latin America are revitalizing the landscape with traditional milpa farming practices, designed to enrich biodiversity and mitigate climate change impacts.

Anja Nilsson reports for Feet in 2 Worlds.

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Brazilian researchers announce promising new dengue vaccine amidst Latin American outbreak

Brazilian researchers announce promising new dengue vaccine amidst Latin American outbreak

A public research institute in Brazil has developed a promising single-dose vaccine offering strong protection against dengue, a timely discovery given the current severe outbreak across Latin America.

Stephanie Nolen reports for The New York Times.

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At least 112 dead as authorities struggle to contain forest fires in Chile

People told to evacuate homes as quickly as possible and curfews declared in cities most heavily affected.

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Latin America sees misinformation on climate change, study says

As Latin American leaders head to the COP28 climate summit, a new study warns that some politicians and their followers have been using recent extreme weather events to spread misinformation about climate change, a new report finds.

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Environmental crime money easy to stash in US due to loopholes, report finds

Secrecy and lax oversight mean illegal loggers and miners in Amazon can park billions in real estate and other assets.

In Brazil’s Amazon, rivers fall to record low levels during drought
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In Brazil’s Amazon, rivers fall to record low levels during drought

Monday’s record confirms that this part of the world’s largest rainforest is suffering its worst drought, just a little over two years after its most significant flooding.

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