Disasters

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  • 19 Aug 2016- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Nicaraguan government has been accused of failing to release promised analyses of the Grand Inter-Oceanic Canal project, including Costa Rica’s request to share disaster plans. Costa Rica has on many occasions requested
  • 6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A group of environmental scientists has expressed concern about the potential impacts of Nicaragua’s inter-oceanic canal project, and has called on the government to come up with an action plan to address those impacts. In
  • 28 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), an international scientific research and conservation organization, last week issued a resolution calling on the Nicaraguan government to halt construction of the planned
  • 18 Jul 2014- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government is calling on Nicaraguan authorities to provide environmental and accident prevention studies on Nicaragua’s inter-oceanic canal. The request comes after HKND Group, the Chinese company that is developing
  • Peru is considered one of the countries in South America most vulnerable to climate change, due to water scarcity concerns that are already taking a toll on a “wide spectrum of Peruvian society,” according to a new report from Washington DC-based think tank the Center for American Progress.
  • Environmentalists have warned the Nicaraguan government that the planned route for its $30 billion USD Inter-Oceanic Canal project should be re-considered, as all six potential routes go through Lake Cocibolca, also known as Lake Nicaragua, a major water source for the country.