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  1. Villagers Insist That Vedanta Copper Mine Water Contamination Case Should Be Heard In UK Court Rather Than Zambia

    18 Jan 2019- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Villagers's in Zambia's Copper Belt are still waiting to find out whether their water contamination claim against a mining subsidiary of Vedanta Resources will be held in the United Ki ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 10:48

  2. Climate Change, Shrinking Glaciers Threaten Europe's Most Important River

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BERLIN Insurance Journal After a prolonged summer drought, the bustling traffic at one of the shallowest points on the Rhine ground to a halt for nearly a month late last year, choking off a critical transport arte ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:06

  3. OOSKAnews Talks- John Matthews, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation

    16 Jan 2019- 13:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, Scotland Dr John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2019 - 13:00

  4. Water Activists Allege US Breach Of UN Human Rights Convention

    15 Jan 2019- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States NGO Food and Water Watch has submitted a letter to the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights alleging that the US is in breach of the UN's International Covenant on C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2019 - 13:19

  5. "The most dangerous EPA administrator of all time": US Environmental Lobby Reacts To Nomination Of Andrew Wheeler

    13 Jan 2019- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald J Trump is set to nominate controversial former coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to head up the country's Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), a m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 10:36

  6. US Water Organizations Urge Funding For Crucial Water Infrastructure

    13 Jan 2019- 08:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US water organizations have sent a letter to Congress urging funding for the country's crucial water infrastructure. The January 10 letter from a coalition of 91 national, sta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 08:32

  7. Atacama Salt Flats To Be Protected From Lithium Extractors

    9 Jan 2019- 07:43 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile SQM, the world’s second largest producers of lithium, is to reduce excessive water extraction from Chile’s Atacama salt flats after a government crackdown. After approval of a $25 Million USD compliance ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 01/09/2019 - 07:43

  8. $107 Million USD From ADB For Balochistan Water Projects

    9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2019 - 07:02

  9. Climate-change-related Extreme Weather Events In 2018 Displaced Millions Of People, Cost Billions Of Dollars

    3 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research describes how climate-change-related extreme weather events in 2018 affected every populated continent causing injury and displacement of millions and costing billions of dol ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/03/2019 - 07:29

  10. Forty Years Of Transboundary Aquifer Cooperation

    2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerand Hydrogeologist Gabriel de los Cobos, Service of Geology, Soil and Waste of the State of Geneva spoke to OOSKAnews on the occasion of the forty year anniversary of transboundary governance of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2019 - 12:10

  11. Melting Arctic Ice Adds 14,000 Tons Of Water Per Second To Rising Sea Levels

    31 Dec 2018- 07:05 by Local Press Report COPENHAGEN Fotune Melting Arctic ice from glaciers and surface ice is producing the equivalent of 14,000 tons per second of water into the Earth’s oceans. Examining land-ice patterns in the Arctic between 1971 and ...

    Local Press Report - 12/31/2018 - 07:05

  12. 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

  13. Trump Administration Seeks To Gut US Water Protections

    12 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US government agencies this week proposed a redefinition of “waters of the United States” that “clarifies” federal authority under previous President Obama’s Clean Water Act. Envir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2018 - 10:02

  14. Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?

    11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 08:57

  15. Pigs Must Get Better Water In Effort To Reduce Anti-biotics

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report DISS Pig World Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and ForFarmers staged a series of roadshows in November focusing on the balance between pig health and responsible antibiotic use. This included ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

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