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  1. Military Intervention In Polluted Vaal River Receives Cash Boost

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard o ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  2. Philippines Government Urged To Secure Water Resources Ahead of El Nino

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MANILA Rappler An alliance of business groups and civil society organizations called on the government to immediately ensure water security, after the state weather bureau warned that a "full-blown" El Ni ...

    Local Press Report - 02/21/2019 - 09:06

  3. Phnom Penh Municipality Will Construct Three New Water, Sewage Facilities

    18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Cambodia Constructors Association Phnom Penh Municipality is planning to construct two new underground water reservoirs and a new sewage line to help ease flooding as part of implementing the city’s deve ...

    Local Press Report - 02/18/2019 - 08:08

  4. Climate Change, Conflict Linkages: More Research

    15 Feb 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA New research reinforces the case that climate change will result in an increase in natural disasters, unstable availability to water and changing agricultural practices. "Climate Change and Psycholog ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/15/2019 - 08:20

  5. Adani Group Under Spotlight Again After Another Mine Waste Spill

    13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall Februa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2019 - 13:44

  6. Brazil Dam Disaster: Minas Gerais State Files Class Action Suit Against Mining Giant

    13 Feb 2019- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais will file a civil class action against iron ore mining giant Vale SA as the numbers of deaths caused by the Brumadinho dam disaster rose to 165 this week, w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 06:58

  7. AOC Proposes US "Green New Deal"

    11 Feb 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Lawakers of the US House of Representatives and Senate have introduced a highly anticipated, but possibly doomed, joint Resolution widely labelled as a “Green New Deal”. According ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2019 - 08:25

  8. Human Activity Made 2018 The Fourth Warmest Year Since 1880

    11 Feb 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States Independent analyses by NASA and the US National Oceanographic and Atomospheric Administration (NOAA) has confirmed that 2018 was the fourth warmest year since 1880. According to s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2019 - 07:31

  9. Kabul River Struggles With Pollution, Transnational Tensions

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report KABUL The News International With flotsam, tonnes of plastic in the form of bags, bobbing forks, knives, even spoons, bowls and plates, the once happy Kabul River (KR), meandering across the city, is nothing more t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  10. Libya: Fungi Causes Mass Fish Death In Lake

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Africanews Toxic marine fungi have been killing off scores of freshwater fish in Libya’s Wadi Kaam lake, located east of Tripoli, due to high levels of pollution, record-low temperatures and over-population ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  11. "Climate Chaos" From Melting Ice Sheets Predicted

    8 Feb 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report MONTREAL ON Science Daily The weather these days is wild and will be wilder still within a century-- in part, because the water from melting ice sheets off Greenland and in the Antarctic will cause extreme weather a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/08/2019 - 11:27

  12. Beam Me Up, Potty! What Would Shatner Say...? To Boldly Go? The Bridge Is Yours, Mr Crock? SooLoo? A Five-year Pission?

    11 Feb 2019- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SPACE, Space Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) deployed towel technology (and more techie stuff) following a messy toilet leak at the beginning of the month. NASA reported that the station cr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2019 - 10:29

  13. Brumadinho Dam Disaster: Death Toll Rises; Operator's Share Price Drops; Fears Of Downstream Health Crisis; Was There A Previous Leak in 2018?

    6 Feb 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil As the death-toll rises to at least 142, with 199 still missing following the January 25 collapse of the Brumadinho Dam in Brazil, reports have emerged of weaknesses in the structure being iden ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2019 - 12:37

  14. Wetlands Are "The Most Effective Clarbon Sinks On Our Planet"

    6 Feb 2019- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLAND, Switzerland Speaking in advance of the annual World Wetlands Day (February 2), Martha Rojas Urrego, Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, described wetlands as "the most effective ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2019 - 10:00

  15. Minister Suspends Agil Congo Gold Mining In Response To Water Contamination, Environmental Neglect

    6 Feb 2019- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo The government of Congo has suspended the gold-mining activities of Chinese-owned Agil Congo on the basis of water contamination resulting in illness, and illegal deforestation. A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2019 - 07:55

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