14 Dec 2010 - 00:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, SHJLLONG — I arge hydropower projects built by China along the transboundary Brahmaputra River will likely cause the river to dry up, according to several NGOs in India.
8 Nov 2010 - 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India has declared a nearly 135-kilometer area in the Himalayan mountains, which the Ganges River traverses before flowing through the plains in northern India, as an eco-sensitive zone.
29 Sep 2010 - 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, RIO DE JANEIRO — Just 12 months after it faced its second largest flood in 100 years, the Amazon region of Brazil, home to 17 million people, is at risk of severe drought.
A combination of the annual dry season
18 Aug 2010 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
UNITED STATE S, OH, COLUMBUS (Ohio State University) — Ohio State University scientists have been able to measure the amount of water that rises and falls annually in the Amazon River floodplain, putting the figure at 285 cubic kilometers of water.
2 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Worried over ecological damage, the Indian government has stopped work on more than 300 hydroelectric projects on the Ganges River planned by the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.
14 Apr 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
BAKU, Azerbaijan (ANS PRESS) — Water flow in the Araz River has risen by 179 cubic meters per second, according to the National Monitoring Department under Azerbaijan's Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources.
24 Jun 2009 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
HAVANA, Cuba (Cuba Headlines) — The course of the Naranjo River was cleaned and cleared of vegetation and sediment in an effort to increase the safety of an important water channel carrying water from Zaza reservoir to El Jibaro S
4 May 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, CO, BOULDER — Rivers in some of the world's most populated regions, including Yellow River in northern China, the Ganges in India, and the Niger in West Africa, are losing water largely due to
13 Apr 2009 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Climate change has taken a toll on the Zambezi River Basin, causing many rivers to dry up before reaching the lakes or
2 Mar 2009 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South Africa's Water Research Commission (WRC) has said that long-term pollution is killing several rivers in the country, especially those flowing through
9 Feb 2009 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Rising sea levels are causing salt water to flow into the Ganges River and will likely salinate the groundwater in Kolkata, the capital city of India's West Bengal state, an expert has warned.
18 Nov 2008 - 00:24 by Local Press Report
Bangkok, thailand (The Irrawaddy (Thailand)) — China's dam-building activities on the Mekong River are being blamed by other riparian countries for floods that devastated downstream communities back in August. Some 300 participants at the
5 Nov 2008 - 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BUCHAREST, Romania — T he Black Sea continues to be heavily polluted by waste flowing from the Danube River.
Marius Postelnicu, the manager of the National Administration Romanian Waters, said
22 Sep 2008 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India runs the risk of more floods in the coming years in its northern region due to changing stream flow patterns in the Himalayan rivers, researchers have warned.
15 Jul 2008 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
BAKU, Azerbaijan (Azerbaijan Business Center) — Torrential rains in the region last week have raised the level of rivers throughout the country, according to a report by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources' National Hydrometeorology Dep
16 Jun 2008 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India and China have signed a memorandum of understanding under which Beijing will provide New Delhi with flood season hydrological data on the Brahmaputra River, which causes
29 Oct 2007 - 21:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — — The government of the National Capital Region of Delhi has now agreed to use solar energy, recycled water and rain water harvesting programs for a new stadium
10 Sep 2007 - 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — — The Indian government is preparing to seek international funds for a river-linking project to divert vast quantities of water from three major transboundary river