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  1. 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

  2. Low Parana River Levels Hamper Grain Transport

    16 Apr 2020- 05:42 by Local Press Report PUERTO ROSARIO Merco Press Below normal rains in the Parana-Paraguay water basin is hampering grain transport through waterways in Argentina as the water level of the river has dropped significantly, Bolsa de Comer ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2020 - 06:08

  3. Argentina: Unrest Follows Relaxation Of Water Contamination Regulation

    27 Dec 2019- 10:35 by Local Press Report MENDOZA Mining.com A number of protests took place this weekend in Argentina’s central province of Mendoza, following the approval of a new version of Law 7722, which restricted the use of dangerous chemicals in mi ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:28

  4. "Water Diplomacy Talks"- Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace; "We Are All Water Diplomats"!

    19 Jun 2019- 14:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Dr Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace (GHLPWP) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” audio interview.   The ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 07:32

  5. Argentina Supreme Court Upholds Ban On Mining In Glacier Regions

    11 Jun 2019- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The Supreme Court of Argentina has upheld the constitutionality of an environmental law that bans mining in glacial areas. A challenge to the law had been brought by Canada’s Barrick Go ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/13/2019 - 04:10

  6. Shell, Total, Other Oil Majors Illegally Dumping Toxic Fracking Waste In Patagonia

    3 Jan 2019- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Oil companies operating in Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s largest unconventional reserves of oil and gas, are illegally dumping thousands of tons of toxic oil and industrial waste in op ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/03/2019 - 07:13

  7. Lessons For Transboundary Aquifer Management In The Southern Americas

    2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland At the November 29 event in Geneva celebrating forty years of the Genevois Aquifer Agreement, OOSKAnews caught up with international delegate Luiz Amore, former Head of Foreign Affairs of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2019 - 12:30

  8. Argentina Drought: Economy Loses $4.6 Billion USD; Soy Crop Estimates Drop 14 Percent

    16 Mar 2018- 09:48 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Merco Press Argentina's Rosario Grains Exchange slashed 14% off its forecast for the country's soy crop on Thursday, saying a drought now in its fourth month would limit the harvest to 40 mil ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2018 - 09:48

  9. Kuwait Fund to Finance La Plata Water Supply

    31 Jan 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development A Loan Agreement was signed today between the Government of the Province of Buenos Aires and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development whereby the Fund wil ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2018 - 07:24

  10. Argentina To Spend $9.5 Billion USD on Water Projects

    5 Sep 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES ForexTV The Argentinean government launched a call to private companies from all over the world to take part alongside the state in 38 water projects for almost US$ 9.5 billion. The call includes works ...

    Local Press Report - 09/05/2017 - 09:52

  11. Class Action Suits Filed After Latest Barrick Cyanide Spill

    22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada A number of class action lawsuits have been filed against Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold, alleging the world’s largest gold miner misled shareholders about the fallout of its most recent cy ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2017 - 11:32

  12. Barrick Gold May Face 'Negligence' Charges Over Latest Cyanide Spill

    17 May 2017- 10:31 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN Mining.com Barrick Gold could have prevented the third spill of cyanide solution in 18 months at its Veladero mine in Argentina had it replaced pipes as ordered by local authorities earlier, according to J ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2017 - 10:31

  13. 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

  14. 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 som ...

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

  15. Argentina Launches Weeks-Long Mosquito Control Effort

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Latin Post In an effort to eradicate the spread of massive outbreaks of dengue, zika and chikungunya in joint operations with UNICEF, the pan-American Health Organization, Argentina launched weeks of a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2016 - 10:50