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  • 30 Jul 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAKARTA, Indonesia Indonesia President Joko Widodo has put his weight behind plans to build a giant $42 Billion USD sea wall to protect the nation's capital Jakarta from sinking even further into the sea. Facing predictions that Jakarta (population
  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared strikes and initiated protests against US
  • 16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have blocked the Panamerican Highway, and local
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report CIBINONG The Jakarta Post The Bogor regency administration (West Java) has taken measures for the possibility of crop failures during this year's dry season. According to Bogor Regent Ade Yasin, most droughts happened in the east of Bogor regency, such
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report LIMA Physics World A group of scientists has found that reviving systems developed 1,400 years ago by local people before the Inca empire existed could harvest water from the winter rainy season in the mountains to ensure Lima’s summer supplies. Researchers
  • 5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the University of Delaware, US and Sun-Yat Sen
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, to water and the environment, and improve
  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Tempo Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan voiced his concern and fear of the Meikarta housing project and its effect on the quality of Jakarta’s main water supply, Citarum River. According to Anies, the position of the housing project is within close
  • 18 Feb 2019- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore environmental solutions company Hyflux has filed a proposed reorganization plan with the the country's High Court, following the posting of significant net losses in fiscal year 2017 and subsequent suspension of share
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirty rivers are affected by mining or being
  • 23 Oct 2018- 06:04 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru News Agency President Martin Vizcarra on Wednesday affirmed one of his administration's goals towards the bicentennial is to significantly reduce —through ongoing projects— the number of people without water access. According to him, the
  • 28 Aug 2018- 11:33 by Local Press Report JAKARTA The Asean Post While coastal and delta cities are vulnerable to land subsidence by natural causes, the main culprit for the sinking of Jakarta is man-made. Decades of living dangerously in terms of water resource management, urban planning, waste and
  • 29 Jul 2018- 08:02 by OOSKAnews Info JAKARTA, Indonesia Jakarta municipal authorities must do more to clean the Sentiong River ahead of August's Asian Games, an expert says. Firdaus Ali of Indonesia's Public Works and Housing Ministry said that the city has yet to make maximum efforts to
  • 27 Jul 2018- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC The World Bank is to finance $70 Million USD to support provision of upgraded water and sanitation services in Peru. Financing will be delivered through six water and sanitation service (WSS) providers, according to a July 26 statement from the
  • 4 Jun 2018- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The President of Manila Water last week announced the company's intention to grow its portfolio in Southeast Asia to 10 Percent of total revenue from the current 5 to 6 Percent (ABS-CBN) Manila Water is currently active in

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