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News Chile » Atacama: Light pollution threatens Chile’s dark skies

News channel or source: https://citizen.co.za/news/news-world/1823279/chile-astronomia-contaminacion/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The Atacama desert, 1,200 kilometers (750 miles) north of the capital Santiago, provides ideal conditions where astronomers study the stars in darkness so profound they appear like diamonds on velvet. Scientists estimate that by 2020, Chile — a ...

News Chile » Atacama: Dramatic Whale Hunts Depicted in Ancient Rock Art

News channel or source: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/ancient-rock-art-shows-whale-hunts-atacama-chile-spd/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Using makeshift harpoons and rafts, a hunter spears a large whale. It would have been a welcome kill for hunter-gatherers living in one of the world's driest regions, Chile's Atacama Desert, 1,500-years ago. The moment, and others like it, were frozen in ...

News Chile » Atacama: Commentary: Why Tesla is turning to Chile for its lithium

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-lithium-supply-ahome/commentary-why-tesla-is-turning-to-chile-for-its-lithium-idUKKBN1FR2A1
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The global lithium mother-lode is in the brine lakes of Chile’s Atacama desert. And the biggest obstacle to its full development potential has just been swept away with the resolution of a long-running dispute between SQM and Corfo. The prospect of a ...

News Chile » Atacama: Soltec to supply 46MW of PV trackers to Yingli Chile project

News channel or source: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/soltec-to-supply-46mw-of-pv-trackers-to-yingli-chile-project
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Soltec is supplying trackers to four Yingli solar PV power plants totalling 46MW, located in the outskirts of Copiapó, in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The four plants, named Malaquita, Cachiyuyo, Valle Solar Este, and Valle Solar Oeste have 11.5MW capacity ...

News Chile » Atacama: Tesla Eyeing Chile’s Lithium Reserves, In Talks With SQM

News channel or source: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/02/10/tesla-eyeing-chiles-lithium-reserves-talks-sqm/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Chile’s Atacama desert region is of course home to some of the largest concentrated lithium reserves in the world. Reuters provides more: “Which is why, of course, Tesla is so interested in cutting its own lithium supply deal at its source in the ...

News Chile » Atacama: This Chilean Brewery Makes Beer from Desert Fog

News channel or source: https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/chilean-fog-beer-cerverceria-atrapaniebla/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

In a region water is scarce, beer doesn’t seem like the most obvious business choice, but for a brewery in Chile, it’s working. Cerverceria Atrapaniebla is a family-owned brewery in the town of Peña Blanca in the Atacama Desert of Chile, an area which ...

News Chile » Atacama: Chile plans major flood control project for Atacama region

News channel or source: http://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/waterandwaste/chile-plans-major-flood-control-project-for-atacama-region/
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Chile's public works ministry (MOP) is planning to widen a section of the Salado river close to Chañaral municipality in the ... BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save ...

News Chile » Atacama: 8 Adventure Spots That Are Crowd-Free Alternatives to Overtourism

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/02/06/8-adventure-spots-that-are-crowd-free-alternatives-to-overtourism/
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

From stargazing in Chile’s Atacama Desert to exploring the sand cathedrals of Chad, desert adventures can be had on every continent. Here are eight of the best: Barely changed in more than 2 million years, the 81,000 square kilometers of ever-shifting ...

News Chile » Atacama: Lithium Chile Finalizes Terms of Copper/Gold/Silver Property Spin Out and Announces Special Meeting of Shareholders to Approve the Transaction

News channel or source: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Lithium-Chile-Finalizes-Terms-of-Copper-Gold-Silver-Property-Spin-Out-and-Announces-Special-Meeting-of-Shareholders-to-Approve-the-Transaction-1015758158
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

... consisting of 140,100 hectares covering sections of 13 salars and 1 laguna complex in Chile. The properties include 56 square kilometres on the Salar de Atacama which hosts the world's highest concentration lithium brine production and is currently ...

News Chile » Atacama: The Citizenry's Newest Launch Takes You On A Trip To Chile

News channel or source: http://www.lonny.com/Scout+Out/articles/YHjgseba1uV/Citizenry+Newest+Launch+Takes+Trip+Chile
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Centered around beautiful findings in Chile, the launch offers a mix of beautiful textiles, unique bronze art, and mirrors that truly make a statement. "As a region rich in natural materials — wood from Patagonia, copper from the Atacama deserts ...