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  1. Expert Switches Sides in Ecuador's Chevron Pollution Case


    Local Press Report - 12/17/2012 - 09:40

  2. Parties Acknowledge “Loss and Damage” Due to Climate Change at COP 18

    The 18th session of the Conference of Parties (COP 18) for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) wrapped up in Doha, Qatar last week, with developed countries recognizing the destructive force of climate change and the need to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  3. Ecuadorean Plaintiffs to Bring Chevron Lawsuit to Argentina, Colombia


    Local Press Report - 11/01/2012 - 10:01

  4. South African Parliamentary Team Clashes With Miners’ Lobby Over Acid Mine Drainage

    South Africa’s largest mining lobby clashed this week with a parliamentary committee on Water Affairs over regulations regarding control and management of acid mine drainage. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2012 - 09:28

  5. Demand "Highly Likely" to Outstrip Supply


    Local Press Report - 10/23/2012 - 10:05

  6. Potash Miners Increase Industrial Water Demand in Ethiopia

    Toronto-based Allana Potash Corp. announced on October 16 that it is moving forward with the feasibility and environmental impact assessments for its planned potash extraction project in Ethiopia. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2012 - 09:16

  7. Climate Change Means Past Trends Are Not Indicative of Future Water Availability: HSBC

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rainfall patterns to shift, which causes what was once a fairly stable water supply to become more and more unpredictable, according to a recent report from banking and financial services organization HSBC. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:40

  8. Mozambique Seeks $105 Million USD to Develop New Water Sources

    Mozambique is seeking $105 million USD to develop an additional 4,300 water sources over the next three years, the government said last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2012 - 09:39

  9. InterAction Council Calls on UN Security Council to Prioritize Water

    InterAction Council (IAC), an independent international organization made up of 40 former government leaders and heads of state, this week called on the United Nation’s Security Council to focus on the world’s current “water crisis with critical implicati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  10. Mexican Farmers Block Railroad to Protest Mennonite Wells and Dams

    Approximately 400 farmers from northeastern Chihuahua state blocked railroad tracks in the community of Villa Ahumada, approximately 100 kilometers from Ciudad Juarez, on August 30, demanding that the government stop over-exploitation of aquifers by Menno ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  11. Agriculture is Depleting Global Groundwater Supplies

    Groundwater supplies throughout the world are being used faster than they can be replenished, according to a new report from Canadian and Dutch scientists. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2012 - 09:56

  12. Payment Deadline Comes and Goes for Chevron’s Ecuador Environmental Lawsuit

    Oil giant Chevron has not complied with a court-ordered August 6 deadline for payment of a $19 billion USD fine for environmental damage resulting from one of the world’s largest oil contaminations incidents in Ecuador’s Amazon region. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  13. International Activists Demand Action on Human Right to Water

    Marking the two-year anniversary of the UN General Assembly declaration making water and sanitation basic human rights, a coalition of 15 international non-governmental organizations submitted a letter to UN member states last week calling for more concre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  14. Mexicans Protest Open Pit Mining

    If present rates of exploitation continue, the mining sector will destroy 30 percent of Mexico’s national territory in the next 10 years, civil organizations warned during events to mark World Day Against Open Pit Mining last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  15. Canada Gold Mine Receives Water Permit for Mexican Mine

    24 Jul 2012- 09:29 by Local Press Report TORONTO, ONTARIO Torex Gold Resources Inc. Torex Gold Resources Inc. (Torex)   is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Minera Media Luna S.A. de C.V. (MML), has received the water concession requir ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2012 - 10:08