Farmers in northern Chile, one of the driest regions in the world, are learning to adapt to drought after discovering a new source of water — fog-catching nets.
When a treasure hunter found a tiny mummified corpse in Chile's Atacama Desert 15 years ago, many people believed it was that of an alien. Now genetic sequencing says they were wrong.
Salar de Atacama is rich in lithium, essential to electric cars and other low-carbon tech. But indigenous people are fighting its extraction, saying private interests are cashing in at the expense of their environment.
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