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  1. Drought Led to Mayan Collapse

    A reduction in rainfall led to the collapse of the Mayan civilization more than 1,100 years ago, a study has concluded. A study, published in the journal Science, has calculated for the first time how much rain was lost. It discovered that a drop of 25 to ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:27

  2. EC Gives Sri Lanka $13.9 Million USD for Humanitarian Needs

    11 Oct 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The European Commission on October 6 announced nearly $13.9 million USD for humanitarian aid, including water and sanitation, food production and shelter for displaced Sri Lankans. " ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2011 - 09:08

  3. Amazon at Lowest Level in 40 Years

    14 Sep 2010- 22:07 by Local Press Report PERU, LIMA The Independent (United Kingdom) The Amazon River is at its lowest level in over 40 years near its source in northeastern Peru, according to officials in Loreto province. Last week, the river's ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  4. Electricity Minister Resigns Over Power, Water Cuts

    28 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report Iraq, BAGHDAD The Independent (United Kingdom) Iraq's Electricity Minister resigned in the wake of public anger over frequent power and water cuts in the country this summer. Two Iraqis were killed after ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 01:00

  5. Underground Water Could Capture C02 Emissions

    8 Apr 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM The Independent (United Kingdom) Carbon dioxide emitted by power stations can be safely captured and buried in underground water sources, according to a new study published in the journal ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 17:00

  6. Underground Water Could Capture C02 Emissions

    7 Apr 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM The Independent (United Kingdom) Carbon dioxide emitted by power stations can be safely captured and buried in underground water sources, according to a new study published in the journal ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  7. Underground Water Could Capture C02 Emissions

    6 Apr 2009- 20:57 by Local Press Report LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM The Independent (United Kingdom) Carbon dioxide emitted by power stations can be safely captured and buried in underground water sources, according to a new study published in the journal ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 07:00

  8. Underground Water Could Capture C02 Emissions

    6 Apr 2009- 14:46 by Local Press Report LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM The Independent (United Kingdom) Carbon dioxide emitted by power stations can be safely captured and buried in underground water sources, according to a new study published in the journal ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 00:00

  9. Cholera Outbreak Linked to Corruption Scandal

    13 Oct 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report Iraq, BAGHDAD The Independent (United Kingdom) A corruption scandal involving Iraqi officials who accepted bribes to purchase expired chlorine from Iran is being blamed for a cholera outbreak centered in Babil ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:53

  10. UK: Water Wars Loom Unless Action Is Taken, Minister Warns

    31 Mar 2008- 21:36 by Local Press Report LONDON, United Kingdom The Independent (United Kingdom)- The world will face international conflicts over water resources unless action is taken to provide water supply to areas suffering from scarcity, according ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 14:00

  11. UK: Minister Warns of Looming Water Wars

    31 Mar 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report LONDON, United Kingdom The Independent (United Kingdom)- The world will face international conflicts over water resources unless action is taken to provide water supply to areas suffering from scarcity, according ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 18:00