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  1. US-Mexico Border Wall Threatens Endangered Species

    13 Aug 2020- 04:29 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Hill A government assessment recently obtained by an environmental group appears to link a well the group says is used in U.S.-Mexico border wall construction to low water levels in wildlife habit ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 06:32

  2. Release From Dams Allows Shipping Of Paraguayan Grains

    13 Aug 2020- 04:37 by Local Press Report ASUNCION Successful Farming More than a hundred barges with 115,000 tonnes of Paraguayan grains began to sail to ports in the region on Tuesday, thanks to a discharge of water from the Itaipu and Yacyreta dams that ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 06:31

  3. Accessing Clean Water To Improve the World: A Visual Resource

    12 Aug 2020- 06:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATHENS OH, United States August is National Water Quality Month in the United States. Marking the occasion, Ohio University has released a visual resource guide on ten ways that acces to clean water can improv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2020 - 06:24

  4. Fear Of Glacier Collapse In Mont Blanc Mountain Range

    11 Aug 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report COURMAYEUR Phys.org An Italian Alpine resort on Sunday lifted a state of alert declared last week over fears that a chunk of glacier on the Mont Blanc mountain range might crash down on them. Around 15 people who w ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:17

  5. Remarkable Map Imagines Water-rich, Terraformed Planet Mars

    11 Aug 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report HAWTHORNE CA Inverse Thanks to a new project released this week, a new map shows what the red planet would look like if 71 percent of its surface area was covered with water — around the same proportion as Earth. T ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:29

  6. Alarm Over New Dams Planned For Global Protected Areas

    5 Aug 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States 509 new dams are planned or are currently under construction in global protected areas where there are already 1,249 dams with almost 40 percent planned for rivers in Europe, accord ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:35

  7. Opposition To Lake Baikal Deforestation Plans

    5 Aug 2020- 04:55 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times A new Russian law that allows deforestation and construction near the shores of Siberia’s Lake Baikal has sparked backlash among environmental activists who say the law threatens protected na ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:55

  8. Environmental Activists Oppose Emirates Nuclear Energy Plan

    5 Aug 2020- 05:04 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Green Prophet In a desert region full of oil, and unlimited sunshine, Abu Dhabi still plans to go ahead and build a nuclear energy site despite the risks. Greenpeace, which runs an active unit in the Arab ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:04

  9. New Freshwater "Arctic Ocean" May Disrupt Weather Patterns

    5 Aug 2020- 05:01 by Local Press Report BOULDER CO Arctic According to experts from the University of Colorado Boulder, increasing amounts of fresh water have moved into the Arctic Ocean in the past 20 years. Researchers fear that if this trend continues, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:01

  10. How Wildfires Can Poison Drinking Water Resources

    5 Aug 2020- 05:02 by Local Press Report WEST LAFAYETTE IN Phys.org In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. After the fires passed, testing ultimately revealed widespread hazardous drinking water contamination. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:02

  11. Mysterious Botswana Elephant Deaths Could Be Caused By Natural Toxin In Water

    5 Aug 2020- 05:00 by Local Press Report GABARONE News 24 Preliminary tests to explain the reason for hundreds of mysterious elephant deaths in Botswana point to a naturally occurring toxin as a probable cause, a senior wildlife official told Reuters. It w ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:00

  12. IFC Releases Recommendations On Human, Environmental Impacts Of Nepal Hydro Project

    5 Aug 2020- 04:54 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Power Engineering International The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) has released recommendations of its Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) of the Trishuli River Basin (TRB). The st ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:54

  13. "Immense Consequences For People" Of Massive Decline In Migratory Fresh Fish Populations

    30 Jul 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat GRONIGEN, The Netherlands A new, first-of-its-kind comprehensive global report on the status of migratory freshwater fish reveals an alarming 76 percent drop in average populations between 1970 and 2016. "T ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:41

  14. London's River Of Microplastics

    29 Jul 2020- 06:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New  research from three universities in London reveals that microplastics are present in high quantities across the tidal Thames River in London and are being ingested by the river’s wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2020 - 06:32

  15. Seoul Authorities Respond To Larvae In Tap Water

    29 Jul 2020- 08:51 by Local Press Report SEOUL The Korea Herald Authorities are on high alert after larva-like creatures were discovered in tap water in Seoul and some nearby areas recently, and are thoroughly examining the local waterworks system. After ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 08:51

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