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  • 2 Mar 2019 - 08:29 - MEXICO CITY, Mexico - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A referendum in Mexico appears to have given the go-ahead to the controversial Integral Morelos Project (PIM), an infrastructure initiative that includes two thermoelectric power plants, a gas pipeline and an aqueduct in the country's central region.

  • 2 Mar 2019 - 07:32 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has announced an allocation of $10 Million USD from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to farmers in Zimbabwe who have been struggling with erratic rainfall and a fragile economy.

  • 28 Feb 2019 - 08:02 - KYIV - Local Press Report

    “In fact, the occupation authorities recognize that almost 20% of Crimean residents today do not have access to quality water, that is, every fifth person living in the occupied territory has no ac

  • 28 Feb 2019 - 08:00 - ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Info

    Pakistan officials announced February 27 that China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) has been selected to construct the 1,124 MW Kohala Hydropower Project (KHPP) along the Neelum-Jhelum River. The $2.7 Billion USD project is the largest project and is expected to take 6.5 years to complete.

  • 28 Feb 2019 - 07:10 - TOLEDO OH, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Residents of Toledo, Ohio in the United Statex have voted in a special referendum to approve the "Lake Erie Bill of Rights" (LEBOR). The ballot measure, passed February 26 by a 61-39 margin, calls for an amendment to the city’s charter that declares that Lake Erie itself has a right to carry a smaller environmental burden.

  • 28 Feb 2019 - 07:24 - NIJMEGEN, Netherlands - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Concentrations of two pharmaceutical substances have been found to be 10 to 20 times higher in 2015 than in 1995.

  • 28 Feb 2019 - 06:40 - Brasilia, Brazil - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A manager at the world's largest iron ore mining company is reported to have told authorities that the corporate's executive board knew there had been a "decrease in security" at the Brumadinho dam in advance of the catastrophic January burst that caused an estimated 300 deaths.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 12:02 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    The first wet wipes in the UK to be given official certification as “fine to flush” down the toilet will go on sale next month, as part of a national drive to eliminate the growing scourge of fatbe

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 12:02 - JOHANNESBURG - Local Press Report

    The Green Drop Report, which was introduced in 2009 as an annual audit of South Africa’s 824 sewage works, has not been published in any form since 2013.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 12:16 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched a new iteration of the "India Water Tool" to assist businesses facing water scarcity to identify these risks and to create opportunities from addressing the challenges.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 11:36 - New Delhi, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India’s Minister for Water Resources has again questioned continuation of the longstanding Indus Water Treaty (IWT) with Pakistan, as tensions between the countries escalated dramatically this week.

    Speaking to a public meeting in Phagwara February 25, Nitin Gadkari asked “what is the point” of continuing the Indus Waters Treaty if its “spirit of mutual love, harmony and cordial relations” is not being honored by the treaty partners.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 10:10 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    India does not have shortage of water but the management of water is not adequate, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Monday.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 10:10 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has issued an alert on increased incidences of human-wildlife conflict.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 10:10 - PEJA - Local Press Report

    This week saw an outburst of reactions toward plans to build a series of hydropower plants, HPPs, on the Lumbardhi river in Peja.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 10:10 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    The federal government’s climate change policy and its implementation strategy were slammed by the head of the apex higher education body for being weak, inconsistent, incoherent, and reactive.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 10:10 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    A deal between Tullow Oil and local Kenyan authorities that would allow the oil company to pump water for the wells and that would be crucial to the final investment decision for Kenya’s first and

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 10:10 - WELENCHITI - Local Press Report

    Part of the ONEWASH Plus program, the system integrates innovative and resilient solutions to provide WASH services to more than 48,000 people, including more than 22,000 children under the age of

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 10:10 - PERVOURALSK - Local Press Report

    Green snow has fallen on a Russian city, sparking an outcry over pollution.

  • 26 Feb 2019 - 08:57 - DAVIS, CA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New research into social media trends indicates that the public is experiencing “normalization” when it comes to perception of changes in weather caused by climate change. Researchers identify the trends as an example of the "boiling frog" phenomenon - a metaphor often used as a cautionary tale warning against normalizing the steadily changing conditions caused by climate change.

  • 24 Feb 2019 - 10:20 - MEXICO CITY, Mexico - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A Mexican environmental acivist was murdered last week following his political activism against a controversial carbohydron pipeline to be routed through his community.

    Samir Flores Soberanes was murdered at his front door February 20 according to local reports. The killing occurred three days before a public referendum on the Morelos Comprehensive Project which includes gas, two thermoelectric plants, a gas pipeline to supply the plant with natural gas from Tlaxcala state and an aqueduct. The mostly indigenous communities around the Popocatepetl volcano, including Flores’ town of Amilcingo, have concerns about health, safety and water supply, and have been protesting the project since 2011.


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