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  1. Pope Links Coronavirus To Man-made Climate Crisis

    20 Apr 2020- 11:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy On 9 April, Holy Thursday in the Catholic Church liturgical calendar, Pope Francis delivered his homily behind closed doors at St Peter's basilica in the Vatican, which has been closed to the pu ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:11

  2. Myanmar Considers Alternatives To Controversial China-funded Dam, Cardinal Speaks Out Against Project

    3 Feb 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar A Myanmar government project commission is considering alternatives to the controversial Chinese-backed Myitsone Dam on the Irrwaddy River in the northern state of Kachin, which is politicall ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2019 - 10:20

  3. Kenyan Smallholders Lack Capacity to Respond to Climate Change: Survey

    22 Sep 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The majority of Kenya’s small-scale farmers are unable to deal with climate shocks, a situation that is worsening food insecurity, poverty and land degradation in the country, according to a sur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 12:51

  4. Salvadoran Catholic Church, Human Rights Group Call for End to Goldcorp Mine Project in Guatemala

    13 Jun 2013- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Catholic Church of El Salvador last week called on the international community to press for a ban on Canadian miner Goldcorp’s Cerro Blanco Mine in neighboring Guatemala, citing t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/13/2013 - 10:24

  5. Environmental Protesters Gather at Chevron’s Annual Meeting

    More than a hundred protesters gathered outside oil giant Chevron’s headquarters on May 29 to demonstrate against the company’s “environmentally destructive” practices.  Chevron was holding its annual meeting. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 10:04

  6. Malawi Issues 172 Mining Licenses, Raising Environmental Concerns

    The Malawi government has issued 172 mining licenses in the past four years as part of its effort to boost the country’s agriculture-dependent economy. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 17:23

  7. Pacific Rim Subsidiary Files Claims Against El Salvador

    Canadian mining firm Pacific Rim Mining Corp. on April 1 took the next step in its arbitration case against the Salvadoran government for halting the company’s work on the El Dorado gold mining project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  8. Catholic Church of El Salvador Urges Guatemala to Shut Down Goldcorp’s Cerro Blanco Mine Due to “Toxic Pollution”

    The Catholic Church of El Salvador this week asked the Guatemalan government to halt the Cerro Blanco mining project due to pollution concerns. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/21/2013 - 10:22

  9. Two Dead in Clashes Over Xstrata’s Peruvian Mine

    5 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Violent protests over the Tinaya copper mine led Peru’s government to declare a 30-day state of emergency in the province of Espinar last week. Clashes there led to the deaths of two protestors and l ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  10. Conflicts Over Water Use in Rural Brazil Up 32 Percent

    22 Sep 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brazil, RIO DE JANEIRO The number of conflicts over water sources in Brazil's rural areas increased by 32 percent between 2009 and 2010, according to CPT, a body of the Catholic Church that has been publi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 14:00