Argentina is a vast country located in the southern part of South America. The eighth
largest country in the world, it is the second largest country in South America after Brazil,
and it's about one-third the size of the United States. Argentina is bordered by the Andes
Mountains and Chile to the west.

There are 985 species of birds, 345 mammals, and 248 reptiles, 145
amphibious and 710 Fishes , the local fauna is in danger of extinction,.

Percentages of primary world ecosystem types:

 Other Coastal Aquatic: 3 %

 Major Wetland: 6 %

 Desert and Semi-desert: 26 %

 Polar and Alpine: 2 %

 Grass and Shrub: 23 %

 Crop and Settlements: 19 %

 Interrupted Woods: 17 %

 Major Forests: 4 %


1. the worst environmental problem that face Argentina is the water
pollution, the least problem was a cyanide spill in "valedero" mine,
owned by a multinational, where 5 main rivers where contaminated, and
also the drinkable netwater, Surpassing the permited values by law.
2. One aspect that contaminates water is the waste Dumping in the water,
industrials or domestic waste, causing illness in the local people, animals
and the environment.
3. The bad waste management, is a problem that affects most of the cities ,
contaminating the rivers, the air due to open sky dumps, it affects
touristic places, and the local economy, the control made by the law is
poor, it causes public problems.