Tag Archives: environment

Water Shortages and Climate Change

La Paz is currently suffering from the first water restrictions I’ve seen since moving here. Every third day this November, the water is being turned off for large parts of the city until 8 p.m, causing huge crowds of people to queue up for … Continue reading

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Día del Peatón (Pedestrian’s day)

Every year on a Sunday in September, Bolivia hosts “Pedestrian’s Day” to bring attention to environmental issues, specifically our dependence on burning fossil fuels for transportation. The government outlaws all use of motorized transport (except for those with a special permit … Continue reading

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