Disasters

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  • 24 Feb 2011- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE The cholera outbreak in Haiti, which first began in October 2010 and has killed some 3,600 people, has not yet peaked, according to a new report released earlier this month by Haitian and United States researchers. This is despite
  • 3 Nov 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 3 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 1 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 13 Oct 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states T urkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has offered to establish a UN Environment Program (UNEP) regional office in Central Asia and the Caspian basin. "We consider it reasonable to find an opportunity for
  • 29 Sep 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Last week's UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded with adoption of a global action plan to spur commitment to achieving the goals by their 2015 deadline, amid reports that many countries would not
  • 29 Sep 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Last week's UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded with adoption of a global action plan to spur commitment to achieving the goals by their 2015 deadline, amid reports that many countries would not
  • 27 Sep 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Last week's UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded with adoption of a global action plan to spur commitment to achieving the goals by their 2015 deadline, amid reports that many countries would not
  • 27 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Last week's UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded with adoption of a global action plan to spur commitment to achieving the goals by their 2015 deadline, amid reports that many countries would not
  • 14 Apr 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states The dying Aral Sea, once the world's fourth-largest lake, is one of the planet's most shocking environmental disasters, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as he urged Central Asian leaders to step up efforts to
  • 19 Aug 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states A recent survey by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) found that investors are provided scant information when it comes to investing in water. To tackle the issue the ICCR approached the survey with the
  • 19 Aug 2009- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states A recent survey by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) found that investors are provided scant information when it comes to investing in water. To tackle the issue the ICCR approached the survey with the
  • 17 Aug 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states A recent survey by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) found that investors are provided scant information when it comes to investing in water. To tackle the issue the ICCR approached the survey with the
  • 17 Aug 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states A recent survey by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) found that investors are provided scant information when it comes to investing in water. To tackle the issue the ICCR approached the survey with the

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