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As a large nation, Argentina contains diverse types of regions in need of significant conservation efforts.1 These include rainforests, lakes, steppes, and other types of ecoregions.2 Unfortunately, these important regions are not being adequately protected and Argentinaâ's environment faces several risks.3 Deforestation has occurred on a massive scale, with more than 16 million hectares of forest having been removed.4 Much of this is due to the cultivation of the soybean, which has become agriculturally significant to the nation. Argentinaâ's environment is also threatened by cattle being fed and bred in areas that used to be forest.5 Environmental pollutants affect the availability of clean water and the health of the population, as well.5 Dangerously high levels of lead have been found in many children.6

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1http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/wwf_offices/argentina/environmental_problems_argentina/
2 Ibid
3 Ibid
4 Ibid
5 http://www.fsdinternational.org/country/argentina/envissues
6 Ibid
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Argentina News

Journal & Courier 
TAIPEI — After three exhibition games and the opener of the World University Games, Purdue basketball still seeks a confident 40-minute performance in its tenure as Team USA. Yet the Boilermakers also keep summoning big performances in key moments. See more..
Times LIVE 
South Africa's renaissance continued when they thumped Argentina 37-15 in their opening Rugby Championship clash in Port Elizabeth. After whipping France 3-0 in June, the Boks stayed on the winning track in front of 42,513 raucous fans at a packed ... See more..
BBC Sport 
Meanwhile, South Africa ran in four tries as they powered to a 37-15 win over Argentina. The sides face each other again next Saturday. New Zealand flanker Jerome Kaino missed the match. He flew home after details about an alleged extra-marital affair ... See more..
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Hammer and Rails 
Good morning! The World university Games officially started yesterday with the Opening Ceremonies. Today the competion begins in earnest of as Purdue plays the first of its 8 games. The first five will be in pool play, with the final three for ... See more..
New York Times 
In Argentina (and Uruguay), provoleta is tossed on the grill like a steak, but unless you are very experienced, you risk losing the cheese that way, watching helplessly as it melts and drips into the fire below. Amateurs are well advised to cook the ... See more..
Sports Illustrated 
Mauricio Pochettino says meeting Argentina legend Diego Maradona for the first time was one of the happiest moments of his life. As a 21-year-old defender for Newell's Old Boys, Pochettino met Maradona after the attacking midfielder left former club ... See more..
The White House (blog) 
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Vice President Mike Pence visited the Metropolitan Cathedral to lay a wreath at General San Martin's tomb and visit their memorial to Holocaust victims. The Vice President then met with Argentine President Mauricio Macri and ... See more..
Washington Post 
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The United States said Thursday that it has agreed to terms on a deal to export pork to Argentina for the first time in 25 years. Argentina blocked imports of U.S. pork in 1992, saying it had concerns about animal health ... See more..
South African Broadcasting Corporation 
Boks beat Argentina 37-15. Saturday 19 August 2017 20:53. Simon Burke. The Boks outscored the Pumas four tries to two, with five pointers from Courtnall Skosan, Raymond Rhule, Siya Kolisi and Peter Steph Du Toit.(SABC) ... See more..
OilPrice.com 
Argentina's abundant shale resources have attracted a growing number of major international companies since the beginning of this year—all of them interested ... See more..
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Geography

Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay
Area

Total 2,780,400 sq km
Land 2,736,690 sq km
Water 43,710 sq km

Climate

mostly temperate; arid in southeast; subantarctic in southwest
Natural Resources

fertile plains of the pampas, lead, zinc, tin, copper, iron ore, manganese, petroleum, uranium ;
Natural Hazards

San Miguel de Tucuman and Mendoza areas in the Andes subject to earthquakes; pamperos are violent windstorms that can strike the pampas and northeast; heavy flooding in some areas

volcanism: volcanic activity in the Andes Mountains along the Chilean border; Copahue (elev. 2,997 m) last erupted in 2000; other historically active volcanoes include Llullaillaco, Maipo, Planchon-Peteroa, San Jose, Tromen, Tupungatito, and Viedma volcanic activity in the Andes Mountains along the Chilean border; Copahue (elev. 2,997 m) last erupted in 2000; other historically active volcanoes include Llullaillaco, Maipo, Planchon-Peteroa, San Jose, Tromen, Tupungatito, and Viedma
Current Environmental Issues

environmental problems (urban and rural) typical of an industrializing economy such as deforestation, soil degradation, desertification, air pollution, and water pollution

Demographics

Nationality
Argentine
Population
42,610,981 (July 2013 est.)
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Finances

Argentina benefits from rich natural resources, a highly literate population, an export-oriented agricultural sector, and a diversified industrial base. Although one of the world's wealthiest countries 100 years ago, Argentina suffered during most of the 20th century from recurring economic crises, persistent fiscal and current account deficits, high inflation, mounting external debt, and capital flight. A severe depression, growing public and external indebtedness, and an unprecedented bank run culminated in 2001 in the most serious economic, social, and political crisis in the country's turbulent history. Interim President Adolfo RODRIGUEZ SAA declared a default - at the time the largest ever ...See More - on the government's foreign debt in December of that year, and abruptly resigned only a few days after taking office. His successor, Eduardo DUHALDE, announced an end to the peso's decade-long 1-to-1 peg to the US dollar in early 2002. The economy bottomed out that year, with real GDP 18% smaller than in 1998 and almost 60% of Argentines under the poverty line. Real GDP rebounded to grow by an average 8.5% annually over the subsequent six years, taking advantage of previously idled industrial capacity and labor, an audacious debt restructuring and reduced debt burden, excellent international financial conditions, and expansionary monetary and fiscal policies. Inflation also increased, however, during the administration of President Nestor KIRCHNER, which responded with price restraints on businesses, as well as export taxes and restraints, and beginning in 2007, with understating inflation data. Cristina FERNANDEZ DE KIRCHNER succeeded her husband as President in late 2007, and the rapid economic growth of previous years began to slow sharply the following year as government policies held back exports and the world economy fell into recession. The economy in 2010 rebounded strongly from the 2009 recession, but has slowed since late 2011 even as the government continued to rely on expansionary fiscal and monetary policies, which have kept inflation in the double digits. The government expanded state intervention in the economy throughout 2012. In May the Congress approved the nationalization of the oil company YPF from Spain's Repsol. The government expanded formal and informal measures to restrict imports during the year, including a requirement for pre-registration and pre-approval of all imports. In July the government also further tightened currency controls in an effort to bolster foreign reserves and stem capital flight. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$755.3 billion (2012 est.); $741.3 billion (2011 est.); $680.9 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

24.1% of GDP (2012 est.); 25.8% of GDP (2011 est.); 24.8% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

sunflower seeds, lemons, soybeans, grapes, corn, tobacco, peanuts, tea, wheat; livestock
Industries

food processing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals and petrochemicals, printing, metallurgy, steel