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  • 24 Nov 2010- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Construction of giant hydropower facilities in the upper reaches of the trans-boundary Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers threaten a fragile environmental balance in Central Asia, participants heard at an international conference held
  • 11 Aug 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report MOSCOW, Russia Voice of Russia China may become the major purchaser of water from Russia 's Lake Baikal. The lake is the source of one-fifth of Russia's water resources. Experts said laying a water pipeline to supply China's northern provinces
  • 9 Aug 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Voice of Russia China may become a major purchaser of water from Russia's Lake Baikal. The lake is the source of one-fifth of Russia's water resources. Experts said laying a water pipeline to supply China's northern provinces with Baikal
  • 28 Jun 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Nearly 60 million people living in the Himalayan region are expected to suffer food shortages in the coming decades as glaciers shrink and the water sources for crops dry up, a new study warned. But the impact would be much less than
  • 7 Jun 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK-based Humanitarian Futures Program, with the Aon Benfield UCL Hazard Research Center and China Dialogue, surveyed the potential for waterrelated crises in the Hindu-Rush Himalaya (HRH) region in a new report: "The
  • 28 Apr 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Eurasia Review Leaders of the Baikal Movement sent an appeal to heads of state and leaders of major businesses, asking them to pressure Moscow to save Lake Baikal. The movement had failed to get Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to reverse his decision to
  • 10 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lithuania, VILNIUS t-\ n accident at the wastewater treatment plant of Dzukijos Vandenys water management company on January 25-26 caused pollution in the country's largest river, the Nemunas. The exact cause of the accident, as well as a scope of