The World People's Conference on Climate Change ends with Declaration for the Rights of Mother Earth in Cochabamba, Bolivia

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World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of  Mother Earth - Cochabamba, Bolivia

One of the largest environmental resources in Bolivia is the large salt desert that sits towards their southern edge. The Salar de Uyuni is the larges salt desert in the world and also contains about 60% of the world's lithium supply beneath its surface. Many protest have arisen around the drilling of this expansive salt desert.

 

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Poster featuring Bolivian President Evo Morales and the benefits of the coca plant; a wooden device that adds in the gathering of salt from the Salar de Uyuni; artists doing a live painting during WPCCC.

 

World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of  Mother Earth - Cochabamba, Bolivia

A group of painters worked non-stop for 4 days creating a large scale outdoor painting. The theme of the painting revolved around the rights of Mother Earth and the collective need love between communities.

 

World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of  Mother Earth - Cochabamba, Bolivia

Llamas are a very versatile animal in the mountainous areas of Bolivia. These very cute creatures can provide their fur as yarn for making clothes, their meat as sustenance and their strength for carrying support.   

 

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