Ecosystems

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  • 16 Jul 2019- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has declared its 8-year moratorium on new golf courses a success. The NDRC adopted a “zero tolerance” approach in banning new golf courses in 2011 and has continued active supervision
  • 17 Jul 2019- 10:01 by Local Press Report MEMPHIS TN CNN A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth gators." The police posted the warning to Facebook on Saturday after officers found a suspect
  • 16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have blocked the Panamerican Highway, and local
  • 16 Jul 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SACRAMENTO, CA California's Department of Conservation ordered oil giant Chevron July 13 to immediately "take all measures" to the stop the flow and "prevent any new surface expressions" near a well site that has spilled about
  • 13 Jul 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Historically, terrestrial, freshwater and marine specialists have worked more or less independently from one another and, so far, the linkages between source-to-sea have not been fully explored, according to a newly published &quot
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Water company efforts to protect the environment in England, UK, have been described as “simply unacceptable” in an Environment Agency (EA) report, with only one of the major water and sewage companies in England performing at the level
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries to tackle climate change, end all forms of
  • 10 Jul 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info MONTREAL, Canada The International Secretariat for Water, in partnership with the Geneva Water Hub and the World Youth Parliament for Water, has released a call for submissions for the Youth for Water and Peace Platform. The Platform, which is a part of the Blue
  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA, Georgia Glacial melting in Antarctica has increased rapidly and could lead to a tipping point and become irreversible according to new research. An examination of the Thwaites glacier by the US's Georgia Institute of Technology revealed
  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:18 by OOSKAnews Info ALMERE, Netherlands Netherlands-based MUD Jeans is to receive $1.1 Million USD from green investment specialist DOEN Participaties and a north Holland sustainable development fund to improve the amount of recycled cotton that is used in its manufacturing process
  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Info NOVOBIRISK, Russia Toxic water covering an ash dump from a coal power generating plant in Novosibirsk, Russia, has turned an eye-catching turquoise blue that has led to media attention in recent weeks. Photographs of women in bikinis lying on the ash dump’s dirt
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:56 by Local Press Report JACKSON MI AL.COM The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has closed all 21 of the state’s beaches due to the presence of toxic blue-green algae. The current Harmful Algal Bloom, or HAB, was at least partly caused by the opening of the Bonnet
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report LIMA Physics World A group of scientists has found that reviving systems developed 1,400 years ago by local people before the Inca empire existed could harvest water from the winter rainy season in the mountains to ensure Lima’s summer supplies. Researchers
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUCSON AZ, United States New research from the University of Arizona has determined that streamflow in US rivers has declined by as much as 50 percent since large-scale pumping began in the 1950s. The study, released in June, is the first to look at the
  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:02 by Local Press Report ATLANTA GA CNN Health officials are asking Americans to take precautions over reports that "crypto," a fecal parasite that can be transmitted via swimming pools, is on the rise. "The number of treated recreational water-associated outbreaks

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