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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
  • 8 Jul 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Over-extraction of groundwater is causing wells to dry up and water tables to fall so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the United States that global food supplies are seriously at risk, according to
  • 11 Apr 2011- 12:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, NAJRAN A Saudi Arabian project in the Empty Quarter  has begun pumping groundwater to Najran, in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen. The Empty Quarter is one of the world’s largest sand deserts, encompassing nearly a