Disasters

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  • 3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute (WRI). The report, “ Global Shale Gas
  • 14 May 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report BEIJING Shanghai Daily Two more officials have been arrested and four are being investigated after the deaths of 21 dead miners in a flood at a pit in southwest China's Yunnan Province, said authorities on Tuesday. The Qilin district people's
  • 7 Apr 2014- 10:40 by Local Press Report BEIJING Voice of Russia Twenty-two workers have been trapped by a coal mine flood early on Monday morning in Qujing City in southwest China's Yunnan Province. The flooding occurred at 4:50 am local time in a mine in Qilin District, where 26 workers were
  • 11 Mar 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG Recent volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are the likely cause of the severe drought in Malaysia and Singapore, according to a professor of earth sciences at the University of Hong Kong. Wyss Yim Wai-shu, who also served as deputy chair of a
  • 24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The discovery last month of vast groundwater reserves off the coasts of China, Australia, North America, Greenland, Suriname, Nigeria and South Africa, has raised hopes that these resources could offer a solution for water