Up in smoke? Argentina delta blaze sparks worry – and legal action

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Aug 11, 2020 at 5:41 PM
  • As Argentina suffers through one of its worst droughts in decades, fires in the Paraná Delta – the country’s largest wetland – are billowing smoke as far away as Buenos Aires.
  • The fires also have sparked a Supreme Court lawsuit demanding the delta receive stronger protections on behalf of future generations.
  • The Paraná Ecologist Forum in Argentine’s Entre Rios province in July brought a lawsuit in the country’s Supreme Court appealing for ecosystems such as the Paraná Delta to be better protected for future generations.