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  • 28 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The nuclear disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant is “still unfolding,” former Prime Minister Naoto Kan warned this week. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on January 26th, Kan, who was the
  • 6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A group of environmental scientists has expressed concern about the potential impacts of Nicaragua’s inter-oceanic canal project, and has called on the government to come up with an action plan to address those impacts. In
  • 29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week urged African countries and communities in the Sahel region, as well as the international community, to support and expand pastoralism and large-scale irrigation to help the region’s 80 million
  • Four Latin American governments were found to be giving away natural resources located primarily found in areas where indigenous communities live in an effort to increase economic development, according to a new study from NGO Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI).
  • 11 Jan 2011- 15:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines  Philippine business conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) will likely invest in a $450 million USD project to supply water to Metro Manila and neighhoring towns and cities.  The move is expected to provide San Miguel with an indirect
  • 15 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines T he Philippine government has granted emergency loans to 10 water districts in Visayas, which was hit hard by typhoon "Frank" on June 20. According to government statistics, approximately 3.6 million people across 49