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  1. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  2. Central Asia’s Syr Darya River Highly Polluted: Researchers

    27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHYMKENT, Uzbekistan Water in Central Asia’s longest river, the Syr Darya, is too polluted even to use for irrigation purposes, according to new findings from the South Kazakhstan State University. Researchers ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2015 - 10:22

  3. Aral Sea Almost Completely Dry: NASA

    30 Sep 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Central Asia's Aral Sea-- once the world's fourth-largest inland lake-- is now almost completely dried up, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:46

  4. World Bank Releases Draft Assessment for Tajikistan’s Rogun Hydropower Project

    20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week published its draft assessments of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun Hydropower Dam, for discussion at the fifth information-sharing and consultation meeti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2014 - 11:46

  5. Neighbors Criticize China’s Excessive Consumption of Irtysh River Water

    28 Aug 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BARNAUL, Russia Russia and Kazakhstan fear that some areas near the Irtysh River will face water shortages because of China’s increasing use of water from the trans-boundary waterway. The Irtysh’s water levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/28/2013 - 10:12