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  1. Investors Representing $13.2 Trillion USD In Assets under Management Call For Corporate Action In Respect Of Amazon Fires

    24 Sep 2019- 04:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON MA, United States 230 institutional investors representing $16.2 Trillion USD in assets under management called on companies to take urgent action with respect to the Amazon fires and the underlying cau ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2019 - 04:34

  2. Amazonia Fires: Water Impacts

    19 Sep 2019- 05:27 by TWD Staff 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 conversation was recor ...

    TWD Staff - 10/10/2019 - 09:24

  3. Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Criminal Charges Imminent

    18 Sep 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO The Wall Street Journal Brazilian police are set to announce the first criminal charges against employees of mining giant Vale SA and German safety inspector TÜV SÜD as early as this week over the deadly ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:25

  4. Brazil: Bolsonaro Backs Solar For Mass Scale Water Redistribution

    30 Jul 2019- 06:50 by Local Press Report BRASILIA PV-TECH Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has lent his personal support to an upcoming scheme for solar to power a mass-scale redistribution of water. The politician, elected as country head last October, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 06:55

  5. German Consultancy Firm Tuev Sued Implicated In Brumadinho Dam Collapse

    22 Jul 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil New evidence has emerged in the case of the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse, where nearly 300 people died, has developed with suggestions that the German safety certification company engaged ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:52

  6. Brazil City Seeks Sale Of State Water Company Sabesp

    12 Jul 2019- 10:59 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Yahoo News Shares of Sabesp rallied to a record high after Sao Paulo State Governor Joao Doria said privatizing the water utility is still the “best option” if Brazilian lawmakers approve a bill that faci ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:59

  7. Another Brazil Mine Tailings Dam Close To Collapse

    20 May 2019- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Movement of the embankment of iron ore giant Vale SA’s decommissioned Gongo Soco mine pit near the city of Barão de Cocais has been detected by radar, the company has reported. It is pre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 06:34

  8. Brazil Court Allows Norsk Hydro To Resume Operations At World's Biggest Aluminum Production Facility After 2018 Water Contamination Event

    18 May 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELEM, Brazil A federal court in Brazil has lifted a production embargo on Norsk Hydro aluminum production activities at the Alunorte facility. Operations have been curtailed since May 2018 following an enviro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 11:06

  9. Brazil Cancels Another Climate Change Summit

    17 May 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Climate Change News Brazil has withdrawn its offer to host Latin America and Caribbean climate week, a key milestone leading up to the annual UN negotiations. The reversal comes months after Brazil backed ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2019 - 12:39

  10. Brazil: Eight Former Environment Ministers Blast Bolsonaro's Water Policies

    10 May 2019- 07:21 by Local Press Report SAO PAOLO Merco Press Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's enviro ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2019 - 09:06

  11. Water Disputes, Land Conflicts On The Rise In Brazil

    22 Apr 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Info RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The number of water disputes in Brazil rose by 40 percent between 2017 and 2018, with the number of affected families more than doubling, according to a new report. In addition, 2018 recorded the ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 04/22/2019 - 08:42

  12. 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

  13. New Development Bank Outlines Plans To Boost Loans, Increase Impact of Investment

    4 Apr 2019- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The New Development Bank (NDB) has announced plans to double its loan book to $16 Billion USD. Established in 2014 to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2019 - 11:54

  14. Another Brazil Dam In Imminent Danger Of Collapse, Evacuations Ordered

    25 Mar 2019- 06:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO PAOLO, Brazil Communities in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate after independent auditors found that another dam, Sul Seprior, operated by mining giant Vale, SA ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 09:22

  15. Brazil Dam Disaster: 180 Dead, 120 Missing. Mining Company CEO, Senior Executives Resign

    5 Mar 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAO Paolo, Brazil The CEO of the world's biggest iron-ore mining company has stepped down after Brazilian prosecutors and police demanded resignations in the wake of January's Brumadinho mine tailings ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2019 - 09:17

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