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A concerted push is underway in South America that could see one of the world's largest reserves of fresh water soon fall into the hands of transnational corporations such as Coca-Cola and Nestle. According to reports, talks to privatize the Guarani Aquifer – a vast subterranean water reserve lying beneath ...

Major transnational conglomerates are lobbying governments in Latin America to achieve the privatisation of the second bigger aquifer system in the world. According to the Brazilian press, the lobbying in South America concerns the Guarani Aquifer located underneath Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and ...
... and climate change upset the balance between water use and supply, urban centers from North America to South America and from Australia to Asia ... land mass, Table Mountain, traps onshore breezes coming off warm ocean waters, creating local rains that power rivers and fill underground aquifers.
But the real predators of water and those that are massively privatizing the last uncontaminated sources of water in, for example, Amazon's huge aquifers and the Guarani fossil aquifer, arguably the world's largest freshwater reserve, are the giant water corporations like the French Veolia, and Suez: ...
Unlike most of the lithium-rich regions in South America, the Paradox basin is also unique as it sits in a historic sea bed as opposed to a lake bed. New Tech Lithium has been ... These land claim blocks host historic and current oil and gas wells that can be accessed for the sampling of lithium brine aquifers. The company is ...
A.I.S. Resources Limited is one of these early movers with excellent prospects in South America's productive regions. Argentina is a major global ... Guayatayoc was sampled and returned Li ranging from 270-900 ppm in ponds that had aquifer flow, as well as 100-190ppm for brines sitting in the top layers.
Under optimal conditions like those at Salar de Pocitos, the survey allows accurate interpretation of brine aquifers to 350 meters and deeper. Field observations ... Alba Minerals Ltd. is a Vancouver based junior resource company with projects in North and South America, focusing on the development of Lithium properties.
As a result, the air is toxic, swamps have dried up, and aquifers, to which the people are supposed to have water rights, are being drained. Residents have mortgaged their homes to fight these threats in court and lost. In other places — in mining spills across South America and Africa and at Fukushima ...


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