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  • 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.
  • Talks between a coalition of environmental groups and a leading Australian coal mining firm in South Africa, Coal of Africa (CoAL), collapsed this week after one of the parties pulled out.
  • 21 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa’s Water Affairs department has shut down four mines for operating without water-user licenses. According to the department’s chief operations officer, Trevor Balzeer, the four are the Lelieffontein, Mashala-Delta,
  • 15 May 2012- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, FL, TAMPA Afghanistan has over $1 trillion USD worth of gold, copper, rare earth metals, petroleum and natural gas, but factors like lack of water needed for mining operations will make it difficult for th country to access these
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Several parts of South Africa's Limpopo province could run out of water as the Middle Letaba Dam, one of the biggest dams in the province, is drying up following a drought in the area. The dam has not seen any significant