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  1. Aquaculture Threatens African Fish Species

    30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report NEW HAVEN CT Yale Environment 360 Africa has long looked to fish farming to help feed its burgeoning human population. But scientists are warning that a new aquaculture push is introducing invasive species that cou ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2017 - 12:21

  2. No Feasibility Study Yet for Lake Malawi to Lilongwe Pipeline

    27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Nyasa Times There has been no feasibility study yet for the construction of water pipeline from Salima to Lilongwe to tap water from Lake Malawi, Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) who owns the contract has confir ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2017 - 09:52

  3. Minister Rejects UNESCO Warning on Lake Malawi Oil Exploration

    12 Aug 2016- 06:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Bright Msaka pledged this week that the country would proceed with oil and gas exploration on Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa). M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2016 - 11:36

  4. UNESCO Urges Halt to Oil Exploration in Lake Malawi

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UNESCO’s World Heritage Center has requested that the Malawi government suspend oil exploration in Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa. The decision to act was reached at the World Heritage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  5. Local Environmental Groups Say Oil Exploration Will Have Major Impact on Lake Malawi

    15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Oil exploration activities could have major negative impacts on Lake Malawi, a local environmental group warned this week. The Wildlife Environmental Society of Malawi warned in a new report t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:17

  6. Malawi Denies Uranium Tailings Caused Lake Malawi Fish Deaths

    8 Jan 2015- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Malawian government this week denied that fish kills in the disputed Lake Malawi were the result of wastewater discharges from Paladin Energy’s Kayelekera Uranium Mine in Karonga, a norther ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2015 - 11:01

  7. Malawi Opposition Vows to Revoke Oil Exploration Licenses

    9 Apr 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Davis Katsonga, head of Malawi’s opposition Chipani Cha Fuko party, has promised that his government will halt oil exploration on Lake Malawi if he is elected president in the upcoming May 20 g ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2014 - 12:32

  8. SacOil Completes Environmental Assessment for Lake Malawi Drilling

    19 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi SacOil, one of the firms hired by the Malawian government to search for oil in Lake Malawi, said last week that it has successfully completed its environmental assessment study on the water bo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2014 - 12:19

  9. Population a Key Part of Environmental Management in Lake Victoria and Lake Chilwa Basins

    17 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Managing population growth is key to environmental conservation and water management in Africa's Lake Victoria and Lake Chilwa basins, participants heard at a recent event at ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2014 - 13:20

  10. Malawians Oppose Oil Exploration on Lake Malawi

    6 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Recent public hearings on oil exploration on Lake Malawi reveal that most Malawians, including environmentalists and members of civil society groups, oppose the move. Participants at the hearin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2014 - 11:14

  11. Surestream Promises to Respect Environment, Boundaries During Lake Malawi Oil Exploration

    24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UK-based Surestream Petroleum pledged this week to protect the environment and respect borders when it carries out oil exploration activities on Lake Malawi. Ownership of the lake is currently ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2014 - 13:33

  12. Surestream Continues Oil Exploration Despite Malawi-Tanzania Lake Border Dispute

    20 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UK-based Petroleum company Surestream Ltd. is making progress in its exploration on the disputed Lake Malawi, according to local reports. A report aired on November 19 by Malawi’s prominent, p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2013 - 10:00