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  • 11 Aug 2020- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos A newly released Situation Report from the Mekong River Commission (MRC) calls for improved data sharing among the riparian nations. “We call on the six Mekong countries to increase data and information sharing on their dam and water
  • 11 Aug 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA Truthout In this great 27,000 square mile swath of land in the Four Corners region of Southwestern U.S., between 30 and 40 percent of the some 200,000 have no direct access to running water. Half of the Navajo population within the Utah portion
  • 11 Aug 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report LIMA Explica Three indigenous people died Sunday after clashes with police while protesting in front of an oil lot run by a Canadian company, Peruvian authorities said. The Interior Ministry indicated that during the confrontation outside of Lot 95,
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:11 by Local Press Report IRVINE CA UCI Environmental engineers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new framework for characterizing snow droughts around the world. Using this tool to analyze conditions from 1980 to 2018, the researchers found a 28-percent
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report DUBLIN AgriLand The Minister of State with responsibility for heritage and electoral reform Malcolm Noonan has been asked to “stop this madness” of the development of the proposed Shannon-to-Dublin water pipeline. In the Dáil last week, independent TD Mattie
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Mexico News Daily A group of non-profit organizations wants the municipal council in La Paz, Baja California Sur, to explain where the water and other services will come from to serve new real estate developments that have been announced in the area.
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC National Law Review As climate change accelerates, clashes between states over water rights are heating up due to this resulting strained resource. In the 2020–2021 session, the US Supreme Court likely will issue rulings that could alter the
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The government of Malaysia has announced an allocation of $2.3 Billion USD for improvements to the nation's water supply network. Environment and Water Minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man made the announcement 3 August at the
  • 5 Aug 2020- 05:04 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Green Prophet In a desert region full of oil, and unlimited sunshine, Abu Dhabi still plans to go ahead and build a nuclear energy site despite the risks. Greenpeace, which runs an active unit in the Arab world and Middle East, called Greenpeace
  • 5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, despite committing to reduce its extraction
  • 5 Aug 2020- 06:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has launched a new initiative that will deploy financial modelling and climate change projections to establish the business case for investing in nature. An initial $2 Million USD grant, announced 31
  • 5 Aug 2020- 05:03 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The government is facing a challenge of adding more water in 38 major dams across the country during the one-and-half month golden period of rainfall after realising that less water has flowed into the dams than expected. Somkiat
  • 30 Jul 2020- 10:49 by Local Press Report DURBAN Times Live Officials in KwaZulu-Natal want a full investigation after a water tanker seemingly dumped its load in a drought-ravaged part of the province. The video, which has been circulating on social media, shows water running out of the tankers
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:43 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat As the COVID-19 crisis grew this spring, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) revamped its Water Office, renamed it as the Center for Water Security, Sanitation, and Hygiene, and added it to the Bureau for
  • 29 Jul 2020- 12:41 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A top environmental judge in Chile renewed a call for a government-vetted water study to help stamp out lingering questions about sustainability that have cast a pall over Chile’s lithium-rich Salar de Atacama. Water- both fresh and saline,

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