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In Chilean Desert, Global Thirst for Lithium Is Fueling a Water War


Science & Tech  (tags: environment, habitat, scientists, technology )

Marty
- 236 days ago - theepochtimes.com
On Chilean water regulator Oscar CristiâEUR(TM)s desk, a small white espresso cup teeters atop piles of documents and loose folders that appear on the point of collapse, perhaps an apt metaphor for the growing water crisis in parts of the Andean country...



   

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Animae C (508)
Wednesday August 29, 2018, 8:30 pm
Sad!

TY Marty
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday August 29, 2018, 9:11 pm
Not good at ll.
Thanks Marty
 

Angelflowers Dawkins (1)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 2:51 am
Local indigenous groups, SQM and Albemarle, regional copper miners and newcomers to the region are all competing for water.
 

Ben O (135)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 4:34 am
When I spent a few days in Iquique long time ago, (1964!) they did not have a drop of rain for seven years!
 

Peggy B (43)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 5:59 am
TYFS, Marty.
 

Roberto MARINI (88)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 8:25 am
thank you Marty for your interesting post
 

Danuta Watola (1251)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 10:23 am
noted
 

Michael F (173)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 10:34 am
Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

Marty Powell (151)
Thursday August 30, 2018, 2:21 pm
This has been caused by the dramatic increase of demand for lithium batteries.
 
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