Disasters

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  • 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.
  • 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
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Southern Africa's otherwise adequate water supplies from aquifers and rivers are being threatened by rising pollution levels from industrial wastewater discharges. The problem is especially acute in countries such as