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  1. Local Residents, Environmentalists Oppose Radioactive Waste-Processing Facility Near Lake Baikal

    8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Local residents and environmentalists have launched a petition calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to halt construction of a radioactive-waste processing facility in the village of Shiry ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2015 - 10:02

  2. Lake Baikal Levels Could Keep Dropping

    16 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Lake Baikal's water levels could drop by another 28 centimeters by next spring, according to Yendon Garmayev, head of the Baikal Institute. "This year, the lake’s water level fell to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2015 - 10:01

  3. Russia Looks at Alternative Water Source for Irkutsk

    22 Jul 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia The Russian Federal Agency for Subsoil Use (Rosnedra) is looking into an alternative water source in the Irkutsk Region, in order to preserve Lake Baikal, acting Regional Natural Resources and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2015 - 11:07

  4. Benin’s Water and Energy and Minister Resigns Over Fraud Allegations

    15 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORTO-NOVO, Benin Benin’s Minister of Energy and Water, Barthélémy Dahogo Kassa, has resigned following allegations of “massive” fraud in drinking water projects. Netherlands Deputy Development Minister Lilian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2015 - 10:03

  5. Low Water Levels in Russia’s Lake Baikal Threaten Angara River

    23 Feb 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Low water levels in Lake Baikal could in turn affect the volume of water in the 1,779-kilometer long, Angara River, which drains the lake, the regional branch of Russia’s Federal Service for Su ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/23/2015 - 10:19

  6. WWF Files Complaint Against Soco International Over Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park

    7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International environmental NGO WWF on October 7 filed a complaint with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) against British oil giant Soco International Plc. In ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2013 - 10:08

  7. Ahmadinejad Accuses West of Intentionally Causing Iran's Drought

    11 Sep 2012- 08:55 by Local Press Report GONBAD-E KAVUS Telegraph The Iranian president made the assertions in a speech on Monday addressing the problems caused by low rainfall trends, which experts say is threatening Iran's agriculture. "Today ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2012 - 09:58

  8. China’s South-North Transfer Will be Completed 2 Years Ahead of Schedule

    Construction on the central route of China’s South-to-North Water Diversion project is “going into high gear” and is expected to be finished next year, two years ahead of its original deadline, according to a project official. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2012 - 10:30

  9. UNESCO Explores Groundwater Resources in Horn of Africa

    24 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), with funding from the Japanese government, is helping drought-prone Horn of Africa states map and exploit groundwat ...

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