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  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Info NOVOBIRISK, Russia Toxic water covering an ash dump from a coal power generating plant in Novosibirsk, Russia, has turned an eye-catching turquoise blue that has led to media attention in recent weeks. Photographs of women in bikinis lying on the ash dump’s dirt
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIJMEGEN, Netherlands A letter on behalf of 30 international and African NGOs and activists has been sent to Standard Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation urging the lenders to reconsider their initial support for an oil development project in
  • 26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report PERVOURALSK The Independent Green snow has fallen on a Russian city, sparking an outcry over pollution. Chemicals pumped out by a chrome factory in Pervouralsk have been blamed for the phenomenon, the latest in a string of environmental concerns thought to
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report NOVOBUREYSKIY The Siberian Times Stunning sculptures appear hanging on trees that were submerged by a giant new reservoir. As the water levels dipped, officials noticed the ‘mushrooms’ made of ice and sprinkled with snow on the tops of partially submerged
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:18 by Local Press Report SYUNAI SALE The Barents Observer A resident of Yamal settlement Syunai Sale has written an emotional message about the problem with the fish: "The Yamal and Nadym districts have become impoverished! There is no white fish in the rivers, lakes, in the Ob
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:20 by Local Press Report KRASNODAR The Moscow Times Southern Russia has become the latest region to install card-operated water pumps to cut down on water waste. Public utilities have introduced “smart” pumps that dispense water through pre-paid cards across Russia. The first such
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 16 May 2018- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian plans for construction of a $180 Million USD desalination project in Iran have been put on hold after the Russian construction company withdrew from the deal last week, citing the tightening of US sanctions against Iran.ComThe
  • 24 Jan 2018- 17:24 by Local Press Report SOCHI Russia News Today About 10 thousand Sochi residents were left without water because of an accident on the pipeline. Stop the water pumping station 2 water intake Adler happened on Tuesday morning because of a damaged water main in the street Honey.
  • 22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian State News Agency TASS reported last week that the water level in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, has dropped six centimeters below the critical mark and that the outlook is negative. Head of Russia’s Federal
  • 2 Nov 2017- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Around 130 dead seals have washed up on the shores of Russia’s Lake Baikal this week, prompting an investigation by Siberian authorities. Scientists have identified exhaustion caused by hunger as the primary cause of the mass deaths,
  • 11 Oct 2017- 10:08 by Local Press Report MOSCOW World Nuclear News Rosatom and the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA-CARE) signed a 'program of cooperation' in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy in Moscow yesterday. Rosatom said they plan to cooperate in small- and
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report CHAGAN Gears of Biz This is the amazing moment Russia used a nuclear bomb to create a reservoir – only to end up with a radioactive water supply known as the Atomic Lake. Footage shows a huge mushroom cloud forming after the underground Soviet nuke was
  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences around the contentious 2010 Entebbe

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