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7 of the World’s Scariest Roads (Slideshow)

Heavy traffic, bad weather, poorly-designed roads, unfriendly drivers... all of these can contribute to a pulse-raising driving experience. But what about having a 600-foot cliff a few inches from you…

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Lake Titicaca Threatened by Pollution

It's the highest navigable lake in the world and the longest in South America. But it's also one of the most polluted. Lake Titicaca, on the border between Bolivia and Peru, is fighting for its surviv…

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Seeking Answers to Bolivian Glacial Melt

After inconclusive preliminary negotiations in Bonn, hopes for a globally binding climate deal by 2015 are fading, but for scientists the research and data-collection continues. An international team …

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Quinoa: Should I Eat This Grain?

If I were sent to a desert island with one type of food only to sustain me, I would choose quinoa. Like many people since quinoa began gaining visibility, I became a convert with my first spoonful. …

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New Bolivian Law Would Give Rights to Nature

By Erin La Rosa, ecorazzi Itís an annoying fact that not everyone recycles or turns the lights off or makes efforts to so much as conserve water. So, what if the government stepped in and forced …

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25 Lions Rescued from Circus Cages

Twenty-five rescued circus lions from all over Bolivia were gathered this week, in preparation for their trip to an animal rescue center in Colorado. Animal Defenders International worked with Bolivia…

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Pink River Dolphins Rescued

Twelve pink river dolphins were rescued by Bolivian biologists. They had swum up a smaller river where they were trapped after flood debris blocked the river's mouth. Recently the smaller river had be…

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