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Bolivia: La Paz Water Rationing Now Permanent, Amid Climate-Fueled Drought

HeadlineNov 21, 2016

And in La Paz, Bolivia, government officials have declared the system of water rationing is now permanent, amid a worsening drought. Scientists say the drought is caused by the rapid retreat of glaciers due to global warming. Over the last three decades, Bolivian glaciers have shrunk more than 40 percent, affecting 2 million people in the region who rely on glacier melt as their water supply.

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