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Oil, Sewage, Heavy Metals: The Pollution Plaguing Latin America's Water

October 17, 2019

This article is adapted from AQ's latest issue on the politics of water in Latin America

In our special report on Latin America's water crisis, AQ explores strategies for how governments, communities and corporations can take action to preserve water resources and avoid disaster. The region already provides a number of case studies for what happens when poverty, corruption and insufficient planning allow pollution to go unchecked. Below, we look at four bodies of water that tell...

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