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Measuring Child Poverty

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This report from UNICEF analyzes child poverty levels in developed countries around the world.

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Peru

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Peru is a country in which poverty and, above all, inequality continue to be central problems, despite the progress made in macroeconomic terms over the past two decades.
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Oxfam is an organization that works in developing countries

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Fuller Center for Housing Peru | The Fuller Center for Housing

Fuller Center for Housing Peru | The Fuller Center for Housing | Andean Glaciers | Scoop.it
 
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This organization works with Habitats for Humanity to provide housing in Peru.

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BBC NEWS | Americas | Peru's alarming water truth

BBC NEWS | Americas | Peru's alarming water truth | Andean Glaciers | Scoop.it
Oscar-winning Al Gore chose to call his film about global warming An Inconvenient Truth, but for Peru it is more like an alarming reality, writes James Painter.
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GeoHack - Quelccaya Ice Cap

GeoHack - Quelccaya Ice Cap | Andean Glaciers | Scoop.it
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This resource has a ton of satellite maps and photos of the Quelccaya Ice Cap

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Melting glaciers: The Slow Disaster in the Andes

View the video about how the melting of the Andean mountains affects agriculture and ecology.
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Situation of Children in Peru

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This PDF has a lot of information about the state of Peru's children.

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Peru

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Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF, or Doctors without Borders) provides medical care in developing countries. Take a look at some of their work in Peru.

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Massive melting of Andes glaciers

Massive melting of Andes glaciers | Andean Glaciers | Scoop.it
Glaciers in the tropical Andes have shrunk by 30-50% since the 1970s, according to a study.
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Global warming impact: Peru’s Pastoruri glacier recedes into two patches of ice

Global warming impact: Peru’s Pastoruri glacier recedes into two patches of ice | Andean Glaciers | Scoop.it
In just the past six months, Peru's Pastoruri glacier in the Cordillera Blanca mountains has receded into two quickly vanishing patches of ice. The Cordillera
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Peru's Sacred Glacier Is Melting - Photo Essays

Peru's Sacred Glacier Is Melting - Photo Essays | Andean Glaciers | Scoop.it
Warmer temperatures eat away at an ancient glacier high in the Andes, throwing the native communities into a spiritual crisisPhotographs by Andrew McLeish / LightMediation
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Photographs of a disappearing glacier in Peru.

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