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  1. Ransomware Used to Seize Control of Simulated Water Plant

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report ATLANTA, GA Silicon Cyber security researchers at Georgia Tech University have created a new form of ransomware that can take over the controls of simulated water treatment plant, highlighting the vulnerabilities ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2017 - 10:27

  2. OOSKAnews Voices: Valuing Water as the Business Case for Stewardship

    15 Feb 2017- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LANCASTER, PA OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/15/2017 - 10:30

  3. Argentina’s Never-ending Environmental Disaster

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Inter Press News Service Is it possible to spend 5.2 billion dollars to clean up a river which is just 64-km-long and get practically no results? Argentina is showing that it is. Access Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2017 - 08:37

  4. OOSKAnews Voices: We’ll Always Have Paris (and Marrakesh): Implementing a Water and Climate Action Agenda

    6 Feb 2017- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2017 - 10:26

  5. Climate Change, Peru: 20 Dead as Floods Replace Droughts

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report LIMA Trends Latino Severe droughts gripping Peru have given way to some of the country’s most devastating downpours in decades, catching authorities off guard as they scramble to contain the kind of floods that ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  6. USAID’s 2015 Water Activities Reviewed

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat According to their recent report, Safeguarding the World’s Water the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) invested $499,995,179 in water-related programming in 54 ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  7. “UN-Water” – a World Water Day Campaign

    31 Jan 2017- 13:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMSTERDAM, Netherlands UN-Water, a coagulation of United Nations agencies, has declared that World Water Day (22nd March, 2017) is “all about wastewater, and how we should be reducing and reusing it rather ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2017 - 13:01

  8. Town Mayor Blocks Samarco Restart

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report SANTA BARBARA Hellenic Shipping News The Brazilian city of Santa Barbara declined to sign off this week on a plan for Samarco to continue to use water from a nearby river. Without the approval, Samarco won’t be ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  9. Samarco Bankers Sue

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States Banco Safra SA has filed a class action in New York against BHP Billiton and Vale, joint-venture partners in Samarco, the iron ore mine responsible for Brazil’s worst ever ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  10. Argentina's Flood-Threatened Soybean Crop Downgraded

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Agrimoney Argentina's flood-threatened soybean hopes received a triple downgrade, with the country's farm ministry and two grains exchanges cutting sowing estimates – but not as deeply as ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  11. Green Certification for Controversial Brazil Dam Criticized

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report MENLO PARK, CA Mongabay Indequate environmental and social impact assessments described. Access Climate Corporate Risk Energy Security Social Issues Menlo Park Aguachica North America South America United States ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  12. Brazil Drought Drives Up Coffee Prices

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report PHILADELPHIA, PA Ag Web Coffee futures are on a tear as regions of Brazil beleaguered by drought last year are heading for more of the same parched conditions. There’s been no significant rain for almost a month in ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  13. Water on Agenda as Finance Ministers Attend IDB Plans Annual Meeting

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Jamaica Observer Key development, trade and investment challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean on issues ranging from private sector investments to global trade and political trends will be ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  14. Continued Thirst for Water ETFs

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Barron's As an investment theme, water seems like an obvious winner. People around the world are consuming more of it and—barring any huge breakthroughs in desalination—fresh water is a limited ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  15. UN Climate Change Conference- Water Focus

    16 Jan 2017- 04:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Marrakesh, Morocco In November, OOSKAnews attended and reported on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22), convened by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and hosted by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2017 - 05:40

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