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IPCC Warns Climate Change Will Damage Food Production in South America

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned of the likely decline in the food production in South America due to climate change, and said other risks such as increased droughts and floods. Thus concludes the report presented in Yokohama (Tokyo) and produced by about 500 scientific experts and political representatives, which examines current knowledge about climate change and the impact of this process on man and nature in different regions of the world. It is "one of the more extensive scientific history reports" which includes "strong evidence from all disciplines", he said to present the document at a…
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Tsunami Warning Lifted In Chile After Earthquake Leaves Six Dead

The death toll from the earthquake of magnitude that struck northern Chile increased to six, official sources said, while the authorities lifted the tsunami warning being held in six locations of the affected area. According to the Minister of the Interior, Rodrigo Peñailillo, the sixth victim was a woman who died of a fall, although he offered no more details. He had earlier reported five killed by crushing, falls or heart attacks. The quake, occurred at 11:46 on Tuesday, had its epicenter under the sea, southwest of Iquique and about 1,850 kilometers from Santiago, in the region of Tarapacá. About 900,000 people were evacuated…
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