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  1. ANA Says Peru’s Arequipa Region Will Avoid Drought

    24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s National Water Authority (ANA) said last week that thanks to recent rainfall, the country’s Arequipa region will avoid the drought conditions, blamed on the El Nino weather phenomenon, that h ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2015 - 09:36

  2. UN Secretary General Hails COP20 Outcome Agreement

    15 Dec 2014- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the outcome agreement of UN-backed COP20 climate talks, which concluded on December 12th in the Peruvian capital, saying it had laid the groundwork for a fina ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2014 - 10:36

  3. Water Should Connect Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation Efforts: AGWA

    12 Dec 2014- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Water should be the “glue” the holds together climate change mitigation and adaptation policies, but is not getting the attention it deserves in climate discussions, according to John Matthews, Secr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 11:02

  4. Seven Latin American Countries Pledge to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

    11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Costa Rica have pledged to restore 20 million hectares of degraded land by 2020, as part of the Initiative 20x20, launched this week during COP2 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:40

  5. UN General Assembly President: Earth Is at “Tipping Point”

    10 Dec 2014- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The planet is “moving towards the tipping point,” at which damage due to climate change will be irreversible, according to  Sam Kutesa, president of the 69th UN General Assembly. Kutesa was addressi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:41

  6. Peru Approves New Institute to Investigate Glaciers, Mountains

    9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian Congress on December 5th approved creation of the National Research Institute of Mountain Glaciers and Ecosystems, or INIAGEM, which will provide data to decision- makers on ways to miti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:42

  7. UN Climate Talks Again Mired in Debate Over Funding, Adaptation

    8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The COP20 international climate talks, currently taking place in Lima, Peru, have hit snags over who should provide financing for adaptation in developing nations. In a report released last week, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/08/2014 - 10:14

  8. Protecting the Environment an “Essential Element” of Post-2015 Sustainability Goals: UN Secretary-General

    5 Dec 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Protecting the planet is one of six “essential elements” that should guide development of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:43