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  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water risk assessment tool that measures river flood
  • 6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 6th announced a five-year project that will use satellite imagery to combat flooding and other
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin avoided expressing support for construction of the Rogun hydropower plant during his visit to Tajikistan last week. Although he noted that Tajikistan is rich in hydropower resources, Putin did not say anything about the planned mega-dam building in the country.
  • 11 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia: Russia-Kazakhstan commission on protecting the Ural River could be established before the end of 2009, according to recent statements by officials of Russia's Orenburg region. Russian leaders support the proposed commission. Back in
  • 1 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Irtysh River flowing through China, Kazakhstan and the Siberian part of Russia might cease to exist in the Russian territory because China is constructing canals that divert the initial part of the river for irrigation. Irtysh is the