Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo

Disasters

Displaying 1 - 15 of 36
  • 2 Oct 2018- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile A Chilean government commission approved September 28 an environmental impact study into the ENAPAC (Energías y Aguas del Pacífico) project which is slated to become one of the most advanced solar desalination projects in the world, with a
  • 22 Mar 2016- 08:31 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Tempo.co Indonesia will be the host of the first Asia Water Council (AWC) from March 24-26, 2016. The meeting will be held in Nusa Dua, Bali, to discuss challenges faced by Asian countries in terms of water resources. The meeting will discuss three
  • 29 Apr 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Eleven “deforestation fronts” will account for 80 percent of forest loss worldwide by 2030, according to new research released this week by international environmental NGO WWF. Ten of these 11 “deforestation fronts” are in the tropics
  • 8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Nearly half of the rivers and streams in Indonesia’s South Kalimantan province are in danger of being polluted by coal mining waste, according to a new report from international environmental group Greenpeace. Indonesia is the world’s
  • 12 Nov 2014- 10:57 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Globe Indonesian output of palm oil will grow by just over 3 percent in 2015, less than half the 7 percent growth rate this year, a leading industry association said on Tuesday, after prolonged drought in the main growing region of Sumatra.
  • 4 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPIAPÓ, Chile The water crisis affecting Chile’s Atacama region is costing the country $25 billion USD in paralyzed projects, participants heard at seminar on "Challenges in Face of Water Crisis and Climate Change,” held at the University of
  • 17 Jan 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report JAKARTA AP The death toll from rain-triggered landslides and flash floods on Indonesia's Sulawesi island climbed to 17 on Friday, an official said, as the government declared a two-week emergency response. Rescuers also are looking for about 15 people
  • 6 Nov 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States More than 200 million people in low- and medium-income countries are at risk of exposure to toxic pollution, according to the new report released this week by sustainability NGO Green Cross Switzerland and international anti
  • 16 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania In the wake of large-scale demonstrations throughout the country, the Romanian parliament appears set to reject the proposed Rosia Montana gold mine project in western Transylvania. Protesters asked that the project be halted due to
  • 10 Jul 2013- 10:03 by Local Press Report TORONTO Atacama Pacific Atacama Pacific Gold Corporation (Atacama Pacific) is pleased to report that it has entered into an agreement for the purchase of 2.5 million cubic metres of water annually, representing a flow rate 80 litres per second, from Aguas
  • 4 Mar 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Globe Indonesians should prepare for an early onset of the dry season and start conserving water, a Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) official said on Monday. Head of BMKG Mulyono Prabowo said that the dry season would
  • Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold is denying that activity at its Pascua Lama mine has had no affect on Andean glaciers in the region. The deterioration of the glaciers is the result of climate change, the company the Court of Appeals of Copiapó, Chile.
  • 21 Jan 2013- 08:14 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Jakarta Globe Water operator PAM Lyonnaise Jaya has cut its clean water supply to 250,000 customers in Jakarta, after its reservoir was contaminated by oil as a result of the floods. The private company, known as Palyja, said the supply had been
  • 21 Jan 2013- 07:25 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Anglo American is helping to secure drinking water for communities in one of the driest parts of the world. The company said, "Securing water for our mines and the communities who live close to our operations is one of our strategic

Pages