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  • 15 Sep 2019- 08:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has published a report calling on governments and businesses to take action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions based on new research findings. The report explains
  • 25 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The District Court of the Hague last week denied an attempt by Ecuador to overturn an earlier arbitration court ruling handed down against the country in its multi-billion-dollar Amazon pollution case against US-based oil
  • 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
  • 8 Aug 2014- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LA PAZ, Mexico Environmental organizations are calling on Mexico's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource (SEMARNAT) to veto the recently approved Los Cardones open pit mining project, which is located in the Sierra Laguna protected area in
  • 6 Aug 2014- 10:35 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Desalination & Water Reuse French water services company Degrémont is seeking to participate in a public tender to construct a desalination plant in three Mexican states according to a Mexican state news outlet. The French firm's Mexican
  • 19 Dec 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Rio Grande River, which runs along the United States/Mexico border and supplies the region with most of its drinking and irrigation water, will not be able to supply enough water in the future to meet rising demand amid
  • The World Bank announced on May 21 that it is launching the second phase of its joint Water Partnership Program, which involves the bank and the governments of the Netherlands, Denmark and the United Kingdom.
  • Zapal SA de CV, part of the Mexican Invecture Group, the holding company for Frontera Copper Corporation,this week announced a “responsible” open pit mining project in Mexico’s Baja California Sur State.
  • 1 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, TIJUANA The Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA) is calling on federal, state, and municipal authorities to protect residents of Baja California from mining pollution, following the discovery of an illegal mine in the state. The recent
  • 15 May 2012- 15:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell announced this week that it had found two new oil pipeline leaks in the Niger Delta region on May 7. The leaks are being investigated to determine their cause and extent, the company said. The announcement came
  • 29 Mar 2012- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, LA PAZ Environmentalists in Mexico’s Baja California Sur state are rallying this month against the Concordia open pit mining project. The mining project, formerly known as Paredones Amarillos (Yellow Walls), was recently re-activated by U.S.
  • 1 Mar 2012- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, LA PAZ The Minister of Health for Mexico’s Baja California Sur state says open pit mining would cause severe environmental damage in the state and thus cannot be permitted. Santiago Alan Cervantes Aldama said his ministry had conducted a study
  • 18 Aug 2011- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICALI Baja California’s State Congress is discussing whether to allow Canadian mining company Vista Gold’s Concordia mining project, which would extract gold from a 430-hectare protected area adjacent to the Sierra de La Laguna Biosphere
  • 31 Mar 2011- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, XALAPA XALAPA, Mexico (OOSKAnews Correspondent)-- Experts say the melting of glaciers on Mexico’s Pico de Orizaba volcano is causing water shortages in central Veracruz state. The glaciers have between 10 and 20 years left, and to date have lost
  • 17 Feb 2011- 11:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICALI A number of desalination projects are being planned in Mexico’s arid Baja peninsula, which is suffering from depletion of aquifers and water shortages. The head of Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua), José Luis Luege Tamargo,

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