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  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:51 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE ABC News (Australia) Australian taxpayers have given a huge corporation more than $40 million, enabling it to expand irrigation in the Murray-Darling Basin under an environmental scheme that has been labelled a national disgrace. Four Corners can
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:04 by Local Press Report CANBERRA 9 News Investment companies making “ridiculous” profits from selling water to struggling farmers are on notice, as the Federal Government considers shutting them down. Federal Water Minister David Littleproud said it’s the government’s
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States A new report on climate change from the Australian think-tank, Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, has taken a radical, almost apocalyptic view of the impact and effect of climate change, hitting headlines
  • 7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report SYDNEY ABC News (Australia) Water restrictions will be introduced in Sydney if drought conditions don't ease in the next three months, according a report on dwindling dam levels in New South Wales. Since April 2017, the levels have plummeted from 96 per
  • 5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report CANBERRA ABC News (Australia) Fair water trading and cheap on-farm loans are at the centre of a Coalition pre-election promise to boost Australia's agriculture sector. But the Liberals' and Nationals' pitch for farmer votes has neglected
  • 22 Apr 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Info RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The number of water disputes in Brazil rose by 40 percent between 2017 and 2018, with the number of affected families more than doubling, according to a new report. In addition, 2018 recorded the highest water discord since 2002. The
  • 4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report CANBERRA Science Times An April 4 OOSKAnews Local Press Report "Australia Looks To Mine The Moon For Water Within Five Years" incorrectly  stated that the Australian Space Agency wants to mine water on the moon. OOSKAnews linked to its source for
  • 26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report SYDNEY ABC News (Australia) When threats were levelled at Niall Blair, his family and his staff for his management of water policy, he knew it was time to step down from the New South Wales ministry. The Nationals MLC has resigned from his portfolios of
  • 20 Feb 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The Australian Academy of Science released a report February 10 examining the recent devastating fish deaths in the Darling River. The report was commissioned by the opposition Labor Party (ALP) to examine the causes of why millions of
  • 13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall February 7, and that it had not applied for an
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Australian Broadcasting Company Authorities said a blaze burning on the banks of Melbourne's largest dam for the past week could threaten the city's water supply, as the state braced for another round of hot weather this weekend. Climate
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Info HOBART, Australia Sudden losses to food production ("Shocks") and their consequences across land and sea pose cumulative threats to global sustainability. New research launched January 29 by the University of Tasmania draws on over 53 years of global
  • 21 Jan 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The world’s biggest steelmaker is to build a seawater desalination plant in Eastern Brazil to safeguard steel production which has been hit by water shortages in recent years, attributed by the company to climate change. Indian
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sydney, Australia The Australian state of New South Wales will mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after recent masss fish deaths caused by drought in the region, it was announced January 15. Record high temperatures in the western part of
  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Phys.org Continued logging in Melbourne's water catchments could reduce the city's water supply by the equivalent of 600,000 people's annual water use every year by 2050, according to new analysis. Around 60% of Melbourne's

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