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  • 28 Nov 2020- 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Heavy rain from an unprecedented five tropical storms since 25 Ocotber has caused severe flooding and mass displacement in metropolitan Manila, Philiipies. One of these has been the 21st tropical cyclone to hit the Philippines this
  • 28 Nov 2020- 06:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan is expected to announce plans for the Pacific Ocean release up to 1.2 million metric tons of contaminated water stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power facility within a matter of weeks. A senior official of
  • 18 Nov 2020- 06:42 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO NASDAQ U.S.-based Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, has accused its top rival, Chilean miner SQM, and local regulators of seeking to keep secret a coveted report about the environmental impact of lithium mining in Chile&#039
  • 18 Nov 2020- 06:46 by Local Press Report ATLANTA WebWire The Coca-Cola Company has advanced its core sustainability priorities – from water replenishment to sugar reduction to diversity and inclusion – in 2020 despite unprecedented challenges presented by a global pandemic, natural disasters,
  • 22 Nov 2020- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom The World's 450 multilateral development banks have jointly pledged to “support the transformation of the global economy and societies towards sustainable and resilient development”. At a first "Finance in Common"
  • 13 Nov 2020- 10:54 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Open Access Government Researchers supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) are working to find ways to minimise the adverse impacts of hurricanes, droughts, floods, and hailstorms. Atmospheric scientists are harnessing the power
  • 10 Nov 2020- 07:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new, jointly-produced report from a diverse group of organizations working on human rights, peacebuilding and environmental issues has been launched to demonstrate the breadth and complexity of conflict-linked environmental harm.
  • 9 Nov 2020- 07:05 by Local Press Report CHANDIGARH The Tribune Two instances of the past fortnight give an encouraging glimpse of efforts to contain the menace of illegal sand mining in the area. Alert local residents and river activists have red-flagged the authorities about two firms indulging in
  • 9 Nov 2020- 06:52 by Local Press Report PERTH ABC News One of Western Australia's most experienced water experts says plans for a $70 million irrigation scheme in the state's south-west will be an environmental and financial disaster. Kim Taylor, a former director-general of the
  • 9 Nov 2020- 06:53 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Journal Continental water use by the mining industry in Chile fell 6.8% in 2019 to 12.45 cubic metres per second compared with 2018, according to state copper agency Cochilco in its annual water report. Cochilco said part of the fall was due
  • 2 Nov 2020- 10:21 by Local Press Report RAINBOW LAKE Airdrie Today Husky Energy is cleaning up after one of its pipelines in northwestern Alberta spilled 900,000 litres of produced water, a byproduct of oil and gas extraction that sometimes contains residual petroleum and chemicals. The Calgary
  • 2 Nov 2020- 10:16 by Local Press Report PETALING JAYA Free Malaysia Today Police have arrested 11 individuals, including a factory manager, in a raid on a palm oil processing factory in Rawang, Selangor, over the pollution of Sungai Kundang. Three locals and eight migrant workers were detained.
  • 21 Oct 2020- 06:05 by Local Press Report NORILSK Russian Legal Information Agency The Norilsk City Court in the Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia’s North on Monday sentenced ex-Mayor of Norilsk Rinat Akhmetchin to 6 months of community service with a 15% wage deduction for negligence as to a fuel spillage
  • 21 Oct 2020- 06:01 by Local Press Report ELISTA The Moscow Times Thousands of dead fish washed up on the shores of a reservoir in southern Russia’s republic of Kalmykia this weekend, prompting fears of an environmental disaster. Witnesses filmed the fish carcasses lining the Arshan-Zelmen reservoir
  • 21 Oct 2020- 06:06 by Local Press Report HOUSTON TX NASA NASA has awarded Intuitive Machines of Houston approximately $47 million to deliver a drill combined with a mass spectrometer to the Moon by December 2022 under the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative. The delivery of the

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