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Pollution alert in Mexico City on eve of new driving rule Map of Mexico City Mexico  City has declared an alert after smog rose to 1 times acceptable limits on the eve of an unpopular program to reduce the number of cars Mexico City extends air pollution alert for into 4th day Map of Mexico City Mexico  The authorities saying that despite slight improvements smog levels remained at almost 1 times acceptable limits in some areas Peru oil spill pollutes Amazon rivers Map of Achuar Peru  At least 3,000 barrels of crude oil have been spilled in an Amazonian region after leaks from Peru's main oil pipeline, the state oil company said Explosion unleashes toxic gas in Santos, Brazil Map of Guaruja Santos Brazil
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B. 2016-05-24 Mexico City issues 6th smog alert after ozone levels spike
2. 2016-05-09 Big molasses spill threatens water life in El Salvador river Santa Ana, El Salvador
2016-05-03 Mexico City extends traffic cuts into Wednesday over smog
E. 2016-04-04 Pollution alert in Mexico City on eve of new driving rule
F. 2016-03-16 Mexico City extends air pollution alert for into 4th day
6. 2016-02-22 Peru oil spill pollutes Amazon rivers Achuar, Peru
H. 2016-01-14 Explosion unleashes toxic gas in Santos, Brazil Guaruja, Santos, Brazil
8. 2015-11-27 Urgent pollution alert for Bacalar fresh-water lagoon Bacalar, Yucatan
9. 2015-05-03 Costa Rica shipwreck sparks toxic chemical spill alert Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Big molasses spill threatens water life in El Salvador river Map of Santa Ana El Salvador  More than 900,000 gallons of molasses spilled into a river near the border with Guatemala, fouling the waters and killing wildlife Mexico City extends traffic cuts into Wednesday over smog Map of Mexico City Mexico
Mexico City issues 6th smog alert after ozone levels spike Map of Mexico City Mexico


year 2016 Top ^

May.24   Mexico
  Mexico City officials have issued their sixth pollution alert of the year and ordered more cars off the road to reduce emissions
May.9   El Salvador
May.3   Mexico
  Mexico City has extended into Wednesday a pollution alert that requires 40 percent of cars and trucks to keep off the streets

Apr.4   Mexico
Mar.16   Mexico
Feb.22   Peru
Jan.14   Brazil
  A chemical explosion at a cargo warehouse in Brazil has spread a plume of toxic gas over the country's biggest port, Santos


year 2015 Top ^

Nov.27   Yucatan Urgent pollution alert for Bacalar fresh-water lagoon
Map of Bacalar Mexico  Mexico's environmental protection agency has issued a call for local authorities to stop sewage and waste discharges into the fresh-water lake May.3   Costa Rica Costa Rica shipwreck sparks toxic chemical spill alert Map of Puntarenas Costa Rica  A shipwreck off the coast of the tourist town of Puntarenas sparked an emergency alert when it went down in heavy seas full of toxic chemicals Apr.14   Mexico Mexico oil spill cuts off drinking water for capital of state of Tabasco   The state has set up an emergency plan to supply water after oil thieves punctured a pipeline, contaminating rivers that normally supply the...

year 2014 Top ^

Nov.26   Amazon Deforestation drops in Brazil's Amazon  Deforestation in the Amazon rain forest has dropped 18% over the past 12 months, falling to the second-lowest level in a quarter century May.15   Ecuador   Galapagos in 'emergency' over stranded petrol tanker   Ecuador has declared an emergency in the islands, saying that a tanker which ran aground still poses a threat to the archipelago's fragile e...

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.14   Amazon Brazil says Amazon deforestation rose 28% in a year  Brazil says the rate of deforestation in the Amazon increased by 28% between August 2012 and last July, after years of decline Jun.9   Ecuador Brazil 'on alert' over Ecuador spill   Brazil is 'on alert' over an oil spill that originated in Ecuador and is travelling downstream towards the Brazilian Amazon May.30   Amazon Rainforest deforestation leads to seed shrinkage  The destruction of tropical rainforests is having an even greater impact on the environment than was previously thought, a study suggests

year 2011 Top ^

Feb.14   Ecuador Huge fine in Amazon pollution case
  A court in Ecuador has fined US oil giant Chevron a reported $8bn for polluting a large part of the country's Amazon region


year 2010 Top ^

May.26   Cuba   Gulf spill could foul Cuban waters  A strong ocean flow called the Loop Current is dragging a portion of the oil slick toward the Florida straits

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.1   Amazon 70% deforestation cuts  Brazil has announced a plan to reduce deforestation rates in the region by 70% over the next ten years Sep.29   Brazil Brazil government 'worst logger'  The government has been named as the worst illegal logger of Amazon forests by its own Environment Ministry

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.10   Ecuador Threat to drill jungle oil  Ecuador will open bidding for a major project in a nature reserve if the country does not raise international funding to abandon the proposa... Dec.7   Amazon Deforestation slows again  Deforestation in the rainforest fell by 20% between August 2006 and July 2007

year 2001 Top ^

Jan.22   Ecuador Emergency over Galapagos oil-spill
  Government declared a state of emergency as spreading oil slick threatening some rarest birds and sea animals


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