Melting Glaciers and Desertification: South-American Blogs on Water and Climate Change activists climb to the Chacaltaya glacier in Bolivia in preparation for a major event on October 24. Photo used under a Creative Commons license.

Global Voices, a website dedicated to the “global conversation online” (blogs from around the world), reports on two of the main dramatic effects of climate change - and of the current development model - on water resources in South America: glaciers melting and the advance of desertification.

Read Bolivia: Water Shortages Due to Melting Glaciers and Latin America: The Rapid Spread of Desertification.

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