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1 May 2021 Darwin
The Northern Territory government awarded Fortune Agribusiness a license to extract 40 billion liters of underground water per year to irrigate a 3500-hectare horticulture project at Singleton cattle station, about 380km north of Alice Springs. Native title holders concerned.
27 Sep 2018 CORVALLIS, United States
OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA), which is chaired by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and the World Bank, describes the state of the art of assessing climate change risk for water and coastal regions...
28 Mar 2018 DARWIN NT
The Northern Territory government has vowed not to put jobs at risk in the fishing, farming, tourism and cattle industries in a rush to lift a ban on fracking. Justice Rachel Pepper handed down the inquiry's final report in Darwin on Tuesday, including 134 recommendations which she described as a "package deal" the government should implement in full if it decided to lift the current moratorium.
6 Dec 2012 MASVINGO
The Red Cross Society of Zimbabwe has set aside $3.4 million USD towards improving water and sanitation in Masvingo province as part of efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people without basic sanitation. Speaking at a Press conference in Harare yesterday, Red Cross Society president Mr Edson Mlambo said the project would serve 100 000 people with safe water...
1 Jun 2012 united states, CA, CALEXICO
The California-Mexico Border Relations Council’s technical advisory committee announced on June 1 that it has created a strategic plan to start cleaning waters from the north-flowing New River. The river begins in Mexico and is polluted with agricultural runoff and bacteria from untreated human waste from the nearly 1 million citizens of the Mexican border city of Mexicali...