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Water conflicts between Asian nuclear powers pose global threat; UNU book charts path to cooperation
3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report HAMILTON ON Phys.org The current political rhetoric between India and Pakistan underlines the risk of failing to manage correctly and cooperatively vital water resources shared between nations. Access Policy ...
Local Press Report - 11/03/2016 - 13:14
10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER BC Reuters Canadian miner Goldcorp reached an agreement with protesters to lift a blockade that interrupted operations at its Penasquito gold mine in the northern Mexican state of Zacatecas, the company ...
Local Press Report - 10/10/2016 - 08:26
6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34
20 Sep 2016- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada The latest round of court proceedings in the ongoing compensation battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron commenced last week in Ontario, Canada. Approximately 30,000 ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:30
20 Sep 2016- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VALLETTA, Malta, MONTREAL, Canada OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:55
US Federal Appeals Court Blocks Enforcement of $9.5 Billion Ecuadorian Pollution Judgement Against Chevron
9 Aug 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States A US federal appeals court this week blocked enforcement of a $9.5 billion USD fine against oil giant Chevron, issued by an Ecuadorian court in 2011 for pollution in that country’s ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2016 - 10:40
2 Aug 2016- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The dispute between Canadian miner Gabriel Resources and the Romanian government over Gabriel's controversial Rosia Montana gold and silver mine will be heard at the World Bank’s ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2016 - 12:09
29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:47
28 Jul 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER, BC American Society of Agronomy Communities around the world are familiar with the devastation brought on by floods and droughts. Scientists are concerned that, in light of global climate change, these ...
Local Press Report - 07/28/2016 - 09:00
20 Jun 2016- 08:42 by Local Press Report MONTREAL Market Wired WSP Global Inc. (WSP) announced on Friday that is has entered into an agreement with Schlumberger, a leading global oilfield services company, to acquire its industrial water consultancy ...
Local Press Report - 06/20/2016 - 08:42
6 Jun 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, ON, Canada Kyrgyz authorities have launched a fresh criminal investigation into Centerra Gold subsidiary the Kumtor Operating Company, Centerra Gold announced this week. The Toronto-based miner said it ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:31
26 May 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Bishkek Inter-District Court on May 25th issued a new ruling against the Kumtor Operating Company, a subsidiary of Toronto-based Centerra Gold, for environmental violations at its mine ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2016 - 10:21
11 May 2016- 08:16 by Local Press Report EDMONTON, AB Zacks Equity Research Stantec Inc., a leading engineering firm based in Canada, recently completed the acquisition of MWH Global, Inc. ("MWH"). This acquisition will help Stantec expand its ...
Local Press Report - 05/11/2016 - 08:16
4 May 2016- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Two executives of the Kumtor Gold Company left Kyrgyzstan last week, a day after a raid was carried out on the company's offices in Bishkek as part of a criminal investigation, the ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 10:43
5 Apr 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report HAMILTON, ON United Nations University The current instability and unpredictability of the world water cycle is here to stay, making society's adaptation to new risks a vital necessity when formulating ...
Local Press Report - 04/05/2016 - 08:53