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  1. 2010 Drought HIndered Tree Growth, Shut Down Amazon Carbon Sink: Study

    22 Jul 2016- 09:26 by Local Press Report EXETER Mongabay A new study finds that a major drought in 2010 hindered tree growth and caused sufficient tree death to result in the complete shut down of the Amazon carbon sink. Scientists are concerned that as c ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2016 - 09:26

  2. World Bank Lends Brazil $18 Million to Increase Coastal Protection

    30 Sep 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank Board of Directors has approved an $18.2 million USD loan to support Brazil’s Marine Protected Areas Project. The project will triple the Brazilian coastal area und ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:18

  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