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  1. Climate Change Stresses Threaten Brazil’s Water Security, Say Military Experts

    8 Dec 2020- 09:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil is not adequately prepared for the impacts of climate change-related stressors on its security, economy, natural resource base, and critical national infrastructure, says a new report by t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  2. Fires Devastate Amazon And Pantanal Wetlands

    12 Sep 2020- 07:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat Brasilia, Brazil South American countries have seen a dramatic increase in numbers of fires in recent weeks, which is causing devastation to wetlands. According to data from WWF, the Amazon and Pantanal wetlands ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  3. Amazonia Fires: Water Impacts

    19 Sep 2019- 05:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland Jordi Surkin, Conservation Director of WWF Bolivia, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio interview. The conversati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:24

  4. Peru: Arequipa Governor Defends Tia Maria Mine Protests, Will Demand Removal Of President Vizcarra If Protesters Are Killed Or Injured

    21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2019 - 12:24

  5. "Agro Yes, Mining No": Peru Farmers Block Pan-American Highway As Major Copper Extraction Project Approved

    16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:04

  6. Thousands Of Venezuelans Protest Water And Power Outages, Maduro Government

    8 Apr 2019- 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela Tens of thousands of Venezuelans rallied in the country’s capital Caracas April 6 to protest water and power outages, and the administration of President Nicolas Maduro who they blame for the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 08:56

  7. Institutional Investors Demand Transparency On Mine Tailings Storage, 45 Days For Miners To Respond

    7 Apr 2019- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Ninety-six institutional investors, representing $10.3 Trillion USD in assets under management, have sent an urgent letter to 683 listed mining companies requesting full disclosure on tai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2019 - 08:23

  8. Big Stoneheads: Here's The Supply!

    15 Jan 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA New research utilizing spatial modelling examines an unusual theory about the stone heads (moai) on Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile. The island has no above ground streams or rivers; could the si ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2019 - 19:54

  9. World Bank Finances $70 Million USD For Water Access And Quality In Peru

    27 Jul 2018- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC The World Bank is to finance $70 Million USD to support provision of upgraded water and sanitation services in Peru. Financing will be delivered through six water and sanitation service (WSS) providers, ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/27/2018 - 09:12

  10. Urban Water Crises Offer Opportunities For Maritime Transport Sector

    14 Jan 2018- 22:33 by Local Press Report Fort Lauderdale, Florida The Maritime Executive Two metropolitan regions in the Southern Hemisphere are experiencing drought and facing severe water shortages. The cities are Sao Paulo, Brazil and Cape Town, South ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2018 - 23:00

  11. IDB Approves $1 Billion USD for Colombia's largest Hydro Project

    12 Jan 2018- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Info BOGOTA, Colombia Water Power Magazine The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $1 billion loan package for Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) to build the largest hydropower project in Colombia. The 24 ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 01/12/2018 - 06:58

  12. Chile Courts Halt Two Major Hydro Developments

    12 Jan 2018- 06:49 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO, Chile Patagon Journal Local residents and environmentalists in Chile are enjoying a prolonged New Year’s celebration, thanks to two major legal decisions that will protect the country’s free-flowing river ...

    Local Press Report - 01/12/2018 - 06:49