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  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:23 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Fresh Fruit Portal Brazilian lawmakers have reportedly resurrected a 2002 bill that would severely reduce the role of government health and environment departments in authorizing new pesticides. A second bill would ban the sale of organic foods to
  • 14 Aug 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC US Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, has blamed environmentalists for California’s recent record wildfires, saying the fires are exacerbated by limits on logging. “America is better than letting these radical groups control the dialogue
  • 13 Aug 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad this week ramped-up tensions with Singapore over the longstanding treaty between the countries that governs water transfer and pricing. In recent weeks, Mahathir has criticized the price of
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:19 by Local Press Report SAN FRANCISCO CA The Hill A terminally ill man has been awarded $289 million in the first cancer-related trial against agricultural giant Monsanto. The jury in a San Francisco Superior Court on Friday unanimously ordered the company to award Dewyane Johnson,
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:23 by Local Press Report NEBBI The Nation A disgruntled Ugandan politician has reacted to a successive resounding defeat in a recent parliamentary by-election by stopping all development projects he had initiated in the area. Mr Patrick Okumu-Ringa, who lost in the recently
  • 8 Aug 2018- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Indigenous communities affected by Guatemala’s Pojom II and San Andrés dams filed a complaint August 7 before Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) independent accountability mechanism claiming that serious social and environmental
  • 8 Aug 2018- 09:30 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Journal Times The European Commission has opened an infringement case against Ireland in the EU Court of Justice because it has continued to exceed the limits of trihalomethane contamination in drinking water supplies across the country.
  • 6 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s new President Imran Khan’s manifesto included a pledge to plant 10 billion tree saplings within five years to address climate change challenges. A tree-planting “tsunami” is planned to protect Pakistan’s landscape by reducing
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC US President Donald Trump has blamed California for recent fatal wildfires because the State ”diverts” water to the Pacific Ocean. Trump placed responsibility for the fires on “bad environmental laws” and called for “tree clear to stop fire
  • 8 Aug 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore corporations Sembcorp and Keppel, and Malaysia's YTL, are understood to be among those interested in acquiring Hyflux's flagship Tuaspring desalination facility in Singapore. The plant is the largest in Southeast
  • 8 Aug 2018- 08:34 by OOSKAnews Info Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The Malaysian state of Selangor has concluded purchase of all the water assets, treatment plants and pipes of Syarikat Pengeluar Air Sungai Selangor Sdn Bhd (SPLASH) through state-owned water company Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air
  • 6 Aug 2018- 06:23 by Local Press Report ALBUQUERQUE NM Albuquerque Journal There’s a disturbance in the world of Indian water rights in New Mexico. Pueblos may, as a matter of law, be entitled to vastly less water than claimed, potentially removing a great cloud hanging over non-Indian water rights
  • 6 Aug 2018- 06:27 by Local Press Report HA NOI Viet Nam News A bridge in the capital city that survived bombs during the American War has been reeling under an invasion of garbage that has gathered underneath it. The garbage makes life difficult for people who live under the bridge. It is there
  • 5 Aug 2018- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Info CAPE TOWN, South Africa The Conversation This article, authored by Kevin Winter and Peta Brom of the University of Cape Town, originally appeared in The Conversation. Models of the earth’s changing climate suggest that extreme weather events, including droughts,
  • 6 Aug 2018- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUDAYDAH, Yemen Updated August 8 Early reports suggest multiple deaths and injuries after Yemen’s largest hospital, Al Thawra, was hit August 2, said Dr. Peter Salama, who is in charge of Emergency Preparedness and Response at the World Health

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