Chilean desert communities fight corporations for water mined for lithium

By Caroline Catherman Medill Reports Chile’s seemingly barren Salar de Atacama hides a thriving ecosystem in shallow salt lakes that teem with microorganisms, green grasses, and flamingos, among the diverse lifeforms.  The Lickan Antay and other indigenous communities who live along the desert cannot and will not separate their identity from the land they live […]