Saturday, 4th December 2021

One of South America’s longest rivers is drying up, baffling experts

05 September 2021   |   2:54 pm
The Parana River, second in size only to the Amazon in South America, is suffering its worst low since 1941, with experts unsure as to whether this owes to its natural cycle or to climate change. The river is crucial for providing drinking water and irrigating farmland, generating electricity as well as for transporting goods to landlocked Paraguay and Bolivia.