Bolivian Andes: narratives on glacial retreat and migration. Raoul Kaenzig, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. 17.07.2013. Case study in the Bolivian andes. RESEARCH. 2 approaches : 1 ) O n narratives How the relation between glacial retreat and migration is framed in the medias?
Raoul Kaenzig, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
“El deshielo empuja la emigración en una comunidad indígena de Bolivia.” CNN Mexico, 2011
“My four brothers are gone, they live in the city; because we lack terrain and we lack water. This year there is no water coming down the glacier!” (Khapi, man 32 y.o., 2012)
Experts say: no!
“They are enjoying an extra-amount of water. Until now, they have not experienced out-migration because of this.” (Environmental NGO director, La Paz, 2012).