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  1. Radioactive Fukushima Waste Destined For Pacific?

    13 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The government of Japan looks likely to proceed with a controlled ocean-release of radioactive wastewater associated with the Fukushima disaster, a move criticised by environmental groups in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2020 - 09:31

  2. Massive Congo Hydro Project May Not Benefit Congolese

    4 Nov 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo A new report argues that a huge, potentially 40 Gigawatt, hydroelectric project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may yield no benefit to the country’s population, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2019 - 07:06

  3. Still No Japan Plan For Fukushima Water Disposal

    7 Sep 2019- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan has told diplomats that it is still considering options for handling contaminated toxic radioactive water stored as part of contamination management measures following damag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 08:36

  4. "Fierce" Meeting; "Watered-Down Communique"; Drowning Pacific Islands; Australia Intransigence Blamed

    20 Aug 2019- 04:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat FUNAFUTI, Tuvalu A statement of the Pacific Islands Forum on the climate crisis and global warming, issued August 16, fell short of being the compelling global call to action that many island nations desired. Fi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:47

  5. Greenpeace Says Japan Government, TEPCO, Have Compounded Fukushima Water Disposal Crisis

    22 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Fukushima nuclear water crisis has been compounded by multiple technical failures and flawed decision making by the Japanese government and the TEPCO utility according to a new Greenpeace repo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2019 - 07:11

  6. Meat-free Diet Is Most Effective Way To Reduce Water Footprint: Study

    12 Sep 2018- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Info ISPRA, Italy Eating a meat-free diet (no fish or meat, and healthy oils from crops rather than animal fat) is the most effective way of containing the water footprint, according to a new study by the European Commissio ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/12/2018 - 08:11

  7. Environmental Groups Protest Chile’s Glacier Law

    1 Aug 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Members of environmental organizations held protests in the capital, Santiago, over the weekend to voice opposition to Chile’s proposed glacier protection law, which they say will benefit mining ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2016 - 19:04

  8. Brazilian Judge Ratifies Settlement With Samarco Over Deadly Tailings Dam Burst

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil A Brazilian judge on May 5th ratified the $6.2 billion USD settlement agreement between mining company Samarco and its co-owners, BHP Billiton and Vale SA, for damages caused by the tailings da ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  9. Galway Gold Considers Legal Options in Wake of Colombian Ban on Mining in Páramo Regions

    25 Feb 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, ON, Canada Canadian mining company Galway Gold said this week that it was studying the legal implications of a recent ruling by Colombia’s Constitutional Court that bans all mining activities in the c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2016 - 10:05

  10. Colombia Bans All Mining Activities in Páramos

    10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia A ruling this week by Colombia’s Constitutional Court bans all mining activities in Colombia’s páramo regions (a type of alpine tundra ecosystem unique to high-altitude parts of South America) ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2016 - 10:09

  11. Greenpeace Chile Launches Soccer Campaign to Protect Glaciers

    19 Jun 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Glacier Hub “QUE GANEN LOS GLACIARES,” or “VICTORY TO THE GLACIERS” is not a slogan you’d expect to see associated with South America’s Copa America, which kicked off last Thursday in Santiago, Chile. As C ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2015 - 09:29

  12. Hungarian Government to Accelerate Clean-Up at Defunct Chemical Plant

    1 May 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary A thousand barrels of toxic waste will be quickly removed from a defunct chemical plant in Budapest due to deteriorating conditions at the site, officials said this week. The announcement come ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2015 - 10:16

  13. Chile’s Environment Minister, Lawmakers Sign Agreement on Glacier Protection

    6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean Environment Minister Pablo Badenier this week signed an agreement with legislators on a bill to protect the country’s glaciers. “[The agreement] provides legal recognition to various and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2015 - 10:01

  14. Russia’s Lake Baikal Threatened by Mongolian Hydropower Plants

    18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Russian government officials and environmentalists have petitioned the World Bank’s Inspection Panel to defer funding for a series of hydropower plants in Mongolia, out of concern that the proj ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2015 - 11:35

  15. Bankwatch, Greenpeace Provide Water Filters to Victims of Environmental Accident in Romania

    22 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania International environmental group Greenpeace and CEE Bankwatch Network, an NGO with member organizations from central and eastern Europe, have installed 10 water filters in the town of Turce ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2015 - 11:02

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