Conflict

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  • 18 Aug 2019- 06:15 by Local Press Report DENVER CO CBS Denver Investigators with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office are examining whether damage to a municipal water system was intentional and the work of activists intent on curbing the sell-off of mountain water to cities on Colorado’s Front Range.
  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas) has been updated with
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 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
  • 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
  • 30 Apr 2019- 06:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new assessment from the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Iraq’s energy sector indicates that the country's recent oil boom faces existential challenges that will hamper continued growth if not addressed soon. Having doubled
  • 1 May 2019- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore The High Court of Singapore agreed April 25 to a 30-day extension of troubled environmental solutions company Hyflux Ltd's debt moratorium. Following the collapse of the proposed deal with Indonesian white-knight investor, SM
  • 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
  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 22 Apr 2019- 06:22 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland In a fifth presentation of its “Water Talks” series, the Geneva Water Hub is sponsoring a seminar on "Exploring Dam Politics: Rivalries, Power and Hope". The April 25 discussion will take place at the Swiss Television Building in
  • 17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report POKROVSK Relief Web The Government of Japan has handed over two specialized utility vehicles and 20 personal protective equipment sets to the Communal company Voda Donbasa through the joint project of UNOPS and UNICEF “Sustaining Water Supply in Donbas Area”
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The conflict pitting Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), which has developed a Sh1.6 billion hydro-power project on Gura River, and Tetu Aberdare Water and Sanitation Company Limited (Teawasco) has been going on for a while. Teawasco
  • 13 Mar 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERN, Switzerland The Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC) Global Program Water (GPW) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have partnered to develop a Blue Peace Index and a supporting research program to promote the idea of the
  • 6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA CNN Climate change is already triggering devastating weather events across the planet, including prolonged droughts, flash floods and wildfires. Parts of Africa and the Middle East are experiencing erratic harvests, heavy storms and the worst
  • 5 Mar 2019- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The United States Senate has confirmed Donald Trump nominee and former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), which has oversight of the nation’s

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