Thousands of dead sardines were found floating on Monday along the shores of Queule River in the southern Chilean region of Araucania. Experts are still investigating the cause of death.
A German conservation group has warned that chemicals and river engineering have damaged around 92 percent of the country's freshwater. Germany is among the worst EU performers when it comes to water protection measures.
A clampdown on Europe's eastern borders and the Aegean Sea has forced migrants to seek different — and more dangerous — routes to the continent. Hunters and fishermen find their bodies, reports Anthee Carassava.
More than a dozen fishermen are feared dead following a presumed pirate attack on ships in waters next to the Caribbean. Officials think the sea raiders came from neighboring Guyana.
A tsunami warning has been lifted after a major 7.6 magnitude earthquake in southern Chile. No fatalities were reported but 21,000 homes were reported to be without power.
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