Ecosystems

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  • 15 Aug 2018- 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Coastal Europe faces unprecedented flood risk unless timely adaptation measures are taken, according to new research. Coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 million people every year in Europe by 2100, compared to around 102,000 today.
  • 15 Aug 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico More than 25 dead manatees have been discovered in the wetlands of Tabasco, Mexico in the last three months, while fishermen have also reported fish deaths in the Bitzal River. Officials and researchers have not been able to find a
  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:23 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Fresh Fruit Portal Brazilian lawmakers have reportedly resurrected a 2002 bill that would severely reduce the role of government health and environment departments in authorizing new pesticides. A second bill would ban the sale of organic foods to
  • 14 Aug 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC US Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, has blamed environmentalists for California’s recent record wildfires, saying the fires are exacerbated by limits on logging. “America is better than letting these radical groups control the dialogue
  • 13 Aug 2018- 09:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUNSTER, Germany Authorities in the German city of Munster have been pumping 3.5 million liters of water into Lake Aasee every hour in an effort to save remaining fish stock after more than 20 tons of fish were found dead ealier this week as a result of
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia As of August 9, the entire Australian state of New South Wales was officially in drought, sparking fears of a food shortage. Farmers are hand-feeding cattle as grazing pastures turn arid, and have been granted permission to shoot
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report BISMARCK ND NBC News Over the past decade, the biggest in a series of oil booms has transformed North Dakota, reinvigorating an economy that was largely known for its agricultural output. Oil production has brought with it an ecological problem that
  • 14 Aug 2018- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Info JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs is to consider a total ban on manufacture, importation and use of microbeads – the tiny plastic beads used in cosmetics, toothpaste and sandblasting. A recent study by the country
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report URUCUI teleSUR According to a recent study undertaken by Inacio Pereira Lima, a master's student in Women's Health at the Federal University of Piaui's (UFPI) Center of Health and Sciences, 83.4 percent of the breast milk samples taken in
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:18 by Local Press Report SYUNAI SALE The Barents Observer A resident of Yamal settlement Syunai Sale has written an emotional message about the problem with the fish: "The Yamal and Nadym districts have become impoverished! There is no white fish in the rivers, lakes, in the Ob
  • 8 Aug 2018- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Indigenous communities affected by Guatemala’s Pojom II and San Andrés dams filed a complaint August 7 before Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) independent accountability mechanism claiming that serious social and environmental
  • 6 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s new President Imran Khan’s manifesto included a pledge to plant 10 billion tree saplings within five years to address climate change challenges. A tree-planting “tsunami” is planned to protect Pakistan’s landscape by reducing
  • 6 Aug 2018- 09:02 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD SciDev Net A wetter future awaits South Asia, says a new study based on global climate change models that informed the fifth assessment report of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The South Asia region will see a 20 – 30 per cent
  • 8 Aug 2018- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Electricite de France (EDF) temporarily shut down four nuclear reactors August 4 in three plants because of Europe's continuing heatwave. Two of the halted reactors belong to EDF's Bugey plant, one is located at St. Alban and one
  • 6 Aug 2018- 06:28 by Local Press Report KFAR YUVAL The Times of Israel For years, public service announcements warned Israelis to save water: Conserve. Then Israel invested heavily in desalination technology and professed to have solved the problem by tapping into the abundant waters of the

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