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  1. Peru: Arequipa Governor Defends Tia Maria Mine Protests, Will Demand Removal Of President Vizcarra If Protesters Are Killed Or Injured

    21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2019 - 12:24

  2. "Agro Yes, Mining No": Peru Farmers Block Pan-American Highway As Major Copper Extraction Project Approved

    16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:04

  3. Peru Success Story In Managing Glacial Lake Floods Risk

    2 Mar 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report LIMA EOS During the past 70 years, Peruvian engineers virtually eliminated the risks posed by glacial lake floods. But climate change and a political blind eye are increasing the dangers once again. In the past few ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2019 - 11:19

  4. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  5. Spike in Water Rates Fuels Peru Inflation

    23 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report LIMA NASDAQ Water utility Sedapal has warned that user fees will rise as it reduces subsidies for low-income households that it says had been misused. The utility is encouraging more responsible water use in Peru&# ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2017 - 08:45

  6. Securing a Future With Water Along Peru's Rimac River Valley

    20 Jul 2017- 10:07 by Local Press Report LIMA The Ecologist Along the Rimac River Valley of Peru, local farmers have taken the problem of water security into their own hands and embarked on a combined reforestation and water storage project, which not onl ...

    Local Press Report - 07/20/2017 - 10:07

  7. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  8. World Bank Approves USD $ 40 Million for Peru Management Project

    8 May 2017- 12:50 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank More than 3.8 million Peruvians will benefit from a new integrated water management project financed with a US$ 40 million loan approved on April 28 by the World Bank Board of Directors. Th ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2017 - 12:50

  9. Climate Change, Peru: 20 Dead as Floods Replace Droughts

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report LIMA Trends Latino Severe droughts gripping Peru have given way to some of the country’s most devastating downpours in decades, catching authorities off guard as they scramble to contain the kind of floods that clim ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  10. Peruvian Government to Determine Viability of Titicaca Wastewater Treatment Plants

    22 Nov 2016- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNO, Peru The Peruvian government will make a decision on the viability of an initiative to build 10 wastewater treatment plants around Lake Titicaca by December 29th, according to the Ministry of House, Cons ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2016 - 08:28

  11. Control of Treatment Plant Reverts to Sedapal

    20 Oct 2016- 07:27 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week The Constitutional Court of Lima has issued an injunction allowing Sedapal to regain control of the treatment plant in Nuevo Lurin. It has been closed since late September due to disputes betwee ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2016 - 07:27

  12. New Oil Spills Reported in Peruvian Amazon

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian officials on September 25th reported two new oil spills in the country's Amazon region. The first spill happened on September 24th in the Andoas district in the Loreto region, and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  13. Peru: Activists Attacked by Mining Firm's Guards

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report CAJAMARCA Telesur Peru's internationally-renowned environmentalist Maxima Acuña and her partner were severely hurt Sunday morning in an attack by alleged hitmen hired by the mining company they are fighting ag ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  14. Petroperú Blames Latest Oil Spills on Vandals

    31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian state oil company Petroperú is blaming the latest oil spills from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline on vandals. The two most recent spills, which occurred earlier this month, dumped over 4,000 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2016 - 05:21

  15. Peru Conference Calls for More Work on Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction

    19 Aug 2016- 09:36 by Local Press Report HUARAZ Glacier Hub A major international forum this month in Peru has resulted in calls for strengthening research capabilities and for programs in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. It also  de ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2016 - 09:36

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