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  1. 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

  2. Differences Of Green Opinion Around Ireland Water Transfer Pipeline

    5 Aug 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report DUBLIN AgriLand The Minister of State with responsibility for heritage and electoral reform Malcolm Noonan has been asked to “stop this madness” of the development of the proposed Shannon-to-Dublin water pipeline. I ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 09:13

  3. Mexico Environmental Organisations Want Answers About Water Resources For New Real Estate Development

    5 Aug 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Mexico News Daily A group of non-profit organizations wants the municipal council in La Paz, Baja California Sur, to explain where the water and other services will come from to serve new real estate developm ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 09:09

  4. US Supreme Court Likely To Rule On Interstate Water Dispute Mechanisms

    5 Aug 2020- 09:12 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC National Law Review As climate change accelerates, clashes between states over water rights are heating up due to this resulting strained resource. In the 2020–2021 session, the US Supreme Court likely ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 09:12

  5. Malaysia To Invest In Water Supply Improvements, Target Reduction In Consumption

    5 Aug 2020- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The government of Malaysia has announced an allocation of $2.3 Billion USD for improvements to the nation's water supply network. Environment and Water Minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:44

  6. "Environmental Justice For All Act" Introduced To US Senate

    5 Aug 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States On 30 July, the Environmental Justice for All Act was introduced in the US Senate. It is companion legislation to that introduced earlier in the year in the US House of Representati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:43

  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. 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

  9. Mexico: Canadian Silver Mine Cleared Of Water Contamination Accusations

    5 Aug 2020- 04:59 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Mining.com Mexico’s Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection issued a report stating that the subsidiary of Canada’s Fortuna Silver Mines, Compañía Minera Cuzcatlán, has not caused any pollution to ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:59

  10. Photography Initiative Marks 10 Years Of The Human Right To Water

    5 Aug 2020- 04:53 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian The UN declared access to water and sanitation a human right a decade ago, but 785 million people worldwide still have no water close to home. Ten photographs marking the 10th anniversary of acce ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:53

  11. Giant Chile Copper Mine Charged With Water Misuse

    5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:54

  12. Data Initiative Will Bolster Case For Nature-based Infrastructure For Climate Adaptation

    5 Aug 2020- 06:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has launched a new initiative that will deploy financial modelling and climate change projections to establish the business case for investing in nature. An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:42

  13. 2019 Was Deadliest Year On Record For Environmental Activists

    5 Aug 2020- 06:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The murder of 219 environmental activists makes 2019 the deadliest year on record for people defending water and land resources from mining, agriculture and logging businesses. A new repo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:30

  14. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  15. 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

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