#South America

  • Article: New Oil Discoveries Could Reduce Poverty in Guyana — But at What Cost?

    New Oil Discoveries Could Reduce Poverty in Guyana — But at What Cost?

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Nov. 4, 2019

    Guyana, one of the poorest South American countries, is poised to become rich. Read more

  • Article: Experts Say We Can End Malaria by 2050 — Here's How

    Experts Say We Can End Malaria by 2050 — Here's How

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 9, 2019

    Though ambitious, experts say it is achievable with collaboration among the global health community. Read more

  • Article: A Devastating Drought in South America Was Caused by an Unusual Wave Halfway Around the World

    A Devastating Drought in South America Was Caused by an Unusual Wave Halfway Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2019

    But new research could help countries better future droughts. Read more

  • Article: Your Old Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Helping Kids in South America and Asia Learn About Science

    Your Old Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Helping Kids in South America and Asia Learn About Science

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 1, 2019

    The special glasses allow underprivileged students to witness science right in front of their eyes. Read more

  • Article: Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria

    Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|June 12, 2018

    It’s the first country in the Americas to eliminate the disease in 45 years. Read more

  • Article: Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Your Solar Eclipse Glasses

    Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Your Solar Eclipse Glasses

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 22, 2017

    Your glasses can make a difference for children in developing countries. Read more

  • Article: One Thing You Should Know Before Lighting up Your Charcoal Grill

    One Thing You Should Know Before Lighting up Your Charcoal Grill

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 10, 2017

    The dry tropical forests of the Chaco are being destroyed faster than any other forests on earth. Read more

  • Article: Argentina shuts down 140-year-old zoo after outcry

    Argentina shuts down 140-year-old zoo after outcry

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|June 28, 2016

    Activists win after years of poor conditions and preventable animal deaths. Read more