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  1. District Court of the Hague Rules in Favor of Chevron in Ecuador Pollution Case

    25 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The District Court of the Hague last week denied an attempt by Ecuador to overturn an earlier arbitration court ruling handed down against the country in its multi-billion-dollar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2016 - 10:03

  2. New Flood Defenses Will Protect 150,000 People in Ecuador

    14 Jan 2016- 08:56 by Local Press Report QUITO teleSUR Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa opened Tuesday two new flood-defense mega projects that will protect 150,000 people and save millions of dollars from the effects of extreme weather. Correa said ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2016 - 08:56

  3. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  4. Ecuadoreans Working to Address Climate Change Impacts

    25 Nov 2015- 09:24 by Local Press Report QUITO teleSUR A group of Ecuadorean agricultural workers and the Ministry of the Environment are working together to address the effects of climate change, implementing a program known as the Foreccsa project, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/25/2015 - 09:24

  5. Millions of Children at Risk Due to El Niño Effects: UNICEF

    11 Nov 2015- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The impacts of the El Niño weather phenomenon put millions of children in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America at risk of hunger, disease and lack of drinking water, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2015 - 10:26

  6. Testimony Filed Showing Chevron’s Star Witness Lied During Company’s RICO Case

    6 Nov 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY CSR Wire Lawyers representing U.S. attorney Steven Donziger yesterday filed sworn testimony showing Chevron’s star witness Alberto Guerra admitted accepting large cash payments from the company and ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2015 - 08:55

  7. Chevron's Witness in Counter-Suit Recants Accusations Against Ecuadorians

    28 Oct 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report QUITO CSR Wire Court transcripts released yesterday show that in a dramatic turn in the 22 year-old legal effort by Ecuadorian rainforest villagers to hold Chevron Corporation to account for massive on-going ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2015 - 09:38

  8. Members of Hague Tribunal Made Secret Visits to Amazon Oil Pits

    22 Oct 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Courthouse News Service Three international arbitators have traveled to the Amazon rainforest to further investigate sites of alleged pollution.  The arbitration has convened to decide whether Ecuador& ...

    Local Press Report - 10/22/2015 - 09:29

  9. Amazon to Experience More Frequent and Severe Droughts: Study

    13 Oct 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FALMOUTH, MA, United States The Amazon region will experience more hydrological extremes, including more frequent and severe droughts, by 2100 as a result of climate change, according to new research from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2015 - 10:13

  10. Ecuador to Spend $78 Million to Improve Rural Irrigation, Drainage Systems

    25 Sep 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Ecuador is planning 178 projects, worth some $78 million USD, to improve irrigation and drainage systems in the country’s rural areas, Daniel Santos, undersecretary of the National Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2015 - 10:42

  11. New Anti-Government Protests Planned in Ecuador

    15 Sep 2015- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador An alliance of indigenous groups, farmers and labor unions is planning to hold demonstrations throughout Ecuador on September 16th to protest government policies dealing with issues including ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2015 - 10:58

  12. Canadian Court Allows Ecuadorian Villagers to Sue Chevron Over Amazon Pollution

    8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Ontario, Canada Canada’s Supreme Court on September 4th ruled that a group of Ecuadorian villagers can sue US oil giant Chevron in Canada as part of their effort to collect a $9.5 billion USD judgment ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2015 - 10:17

  13. Ecuadorian Province Reprimanded Over Environmental Damage

    1 Sep 2015- 09:33 by Local Press Report QUITO teleSUR TV Over 470 hectares of primary Amazon forest have been destroyed in the Morona Santiago province of Ecuador, prompting the country’s Ministry of the Environment to revoke the provincial government’s ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2015 - 09:33

  14. Ecuador’s $275 Million Dauvin Mega Irrigation Project to Be Completed in November

    25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Ecuador will inaugurate a $275 million USD river diversion project later this year, according to the country’s vice president, Jorje Glas. After a progress flyover last week, Glas confirmed to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2015 - 10:02

  15. Precipitation in Central Andes Could Drop by 30 Percent This Century: Study

    18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZURICH, Switzerland Precipitation levels in the Central Andes region could decrease by nearly a third by the end of this century, a new study has found. In the study, “ Facing unprecedented drying of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2015 - 10:06

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