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  1. Aquaculture Threatens African Fish Species

    30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report NEW HAVEN CT Yale Environment 360 Africa has long looked to fish farming to help feed its burgeoning human population. But scientists are warning that a new aquaculture push is introducing invasive species that cou ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2017 - 12:21

  2. UNESCO Urges Halt to Oil Exploration in Lake Malawi

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UNESCO’s World Heritage Center has requested that the Malawi government suspend oil exploration in Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa. The decision to act was reached at the World Heritage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  3. Cholera Cases on the Rise In Malawi

    19 Jul 2016- 10:33 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Capital Radio Milawi New research has revealed that people who are being affected by cholera in Malawi are those who drink untreated water from Lake Malawi. The most affected are fishermen and communities ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2016 - 10:33

  4. Karonga Residents Protest Paladin's Wastewater Discharges Into Sere River

    28 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARONGA, Malawi Residents and NGOs in the Karonga District in Northern Malawi have accused Paladin Energy Ltd. of deliberately endangering their lives by discharging wastewater from its Kayelekera Uranium Mine ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2015 - 10:05

  5. Malawi Denies Uranium Tailings Caused Lake Malawi Fish Deaths

    8 Jan 2015- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Malawian government this week denied that fish kills in the disputed Lake Malawi were the result of wastewater discharges from Paladin Energy’s Kayelekera Uranium Mine in Karonga, a norther ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2015 - 11:01

  6. Malawian NGOs Criticize Paladin Energy’s Decision to Discharge Mine Tailings Into Local River

    26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Perth-based miner Paladin Energy has come under fire from Malawian civil society organizations and traditional and religious leaders following its decision to discharge water from the tailings ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 10:46

  7. Malawian Candidate Says He Will Not "Waste Time" on Lake Malawi Negotiations

    5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi John Chisi, the presidential candidate for Malawi’s opposition Umodzi Party, has pledged that if he wins in the May 20 general elections his government will “defend Malawi’s  boundaries” and st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2014 - 10:00

  8. Malawi Opposition Vows to Revoke Oil Exploration Licenses

    9 Apr 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Davis Katsonga, head of Malawi’s opposition Chipani Cha Fuko party, has promised that his government will halt oil exploration on Lake Malawi if he is elected president in the upcoming May 20 g ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2014 - 12:32

  9. SacOil Completes Environmental Assessment for Lake Malawi Drilling

    19 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi SacOil, one of the firms hired by the Malawian government to search for oil in Lake Malawi, said last week that it has successfully completed its environmental assessment study on the water bo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2014 - 12:19

  10. Population a Key Part of Environmental Management in Lake Victoria and Lake Chilwa Basins

    17 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Managing population growth is key to environmental conservation and water management in Africa's Lake Victoria and Lake Chilwa basins, participants heard at a recent event at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2014 - 13:20

  11. Malawians Oppose Oil Exploration on Lake Malawi

    6 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Recent public hearings on oil exploration on Lake Malawi reveal that most Malawians, including environmentalists and members of civil society groups, oppose the move. Participants at the hearin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2014 - 11:14

  12. Surestream Promises to Respect Environment, Boundaries During Lake Malawi Oil Exploration

    24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UK-based Surestream Petroleum pledged this week to protect the environment and respect borders when it carries out oil exploration activities on Lake Malawi. Ownership of the lake is currently ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2014 - 13:33