Carlos Valdez

For Carlos Valdez's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Bolivia's second-largest lake lost to warming

Environment Jan 30, 2016

Bolivia's second-largest lake lost to warming

Overturned fishing skiffs lie abandoned on the shores of what was Bolivia's second-largest lake. Beetles dine on bird carcasses and gulls fight for scraps under a glaring sun in what marshes remain. Lake Poopo was officially declared evaporated last month. Hundreds, if not thousands, of ...