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  1. UN Urged to Intervene to Address Mercury Poisoning Among Indigenous Amazonian Peoples

    1 Apr 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights organization Survival International has called on the United Nations to take action to address the high rates of mercury poisoning among indigenous people in the Amazon regio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2016 - 10:07

  2. Deforestation Could Diminish Rainfall in Amazon Basin: Study

    13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LEEDS, United Kingdom Continued deforestation of the rainforest could diminish rainfall in the Amazon basin, potentially altering the region's climate and making droughts the norm by 2050, according to a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2015 - 10:04

  3. Ugandan President Enters Nile Fray

    17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni waded into the worsening row between Ethiopia and Egypt last week, criticizing the Egyptian government for making what he said were "chauvinistic and irrational s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2013 - 10:19

  4. African Land Grabs Are Water Grabs

    Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the world. However, these land grabs are not really about the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 08:16

  5. Africa Committing "Hydrological Suicide" With Land Grab Deals

    13 Jun 2012- 08:25 by Local Press Report BARCELONA AlertNet A scramble for cheap African farmland by foreign investors threatens to leave millions of people without water and could ultimately drain the continent's rivers, a report warns. "If the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2013 - 08:16

  6. Countries Urged to Factor in Climate Change in National Water Plans

    16 Dec 2008- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom National plans being made by countries around the world for managing water fail to consider the effects of climate change, resulting in devastating consequences for the world's poor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 12:00