Tag archives for Argentina
For over a decade, citizens in Esquel, Argentina, have successfully opposed a proposed nearby gold mine. Other Latin American towns have not been so lucky.
The negative effects of sheep grazing have been particularly acute in the Patagonian region of Argentina for decades. Now a local company is taking action.
Wire services report the Uruguayan government is keen on building a deepwater port in the beach town of Rocha, east of Montevideo--a risky move.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has been a gift that keeps on giving during her presidency, and not necessarily in the most productive and flattering way
The architecture firm a77 in Buenos Aires, Argentina designed a home that serves as a test bed for incorporating recycling into modern design.
Earlier this week Philips announced the City of Buenos Aires commissioned the company to revamp its street lighting system with LED bulbs.
If one bicycling highlight stands out, it would have to be in the wine country region of Mendoza, northwestern Argentina. Cycling in Mendoza makes for a stunning day.
But there is more than vino when visiting Mendoza; the nearby Andes mountains soar along western Argentina.
Last month, Argentina moved forward with the opening of the Chimbera solar power plant in the western province of San Juan.
Bitcoin, the alternative digital currency that dates back to 2008, has caught on around the world, from Argentina to sub-Saharan Africa.
As a KPMG study points out, soy production is wreaking havoc on the environment, an especially huge concern in Brazil and Argentina.
Armenians have followed closely the election of the new Pope, debating its possible consequences in the process of international recognition of the Genocide. In social networks, however, the event became an opportunity to discuss the role of the Church in modern society.