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8 Jan 2022 RUNDU, Namibia
Communal Land Board Halts Illegal Water Drilling
The company were only granted permission to extract water in June 2021, 6 months after operations had already begun. ReconAfrica has been accused of unsafe wastewater disposal, drilling without adequate permits and harm to local wildlife.
3 Jan 2022 OMUTHIYA
District Hospital Without Water For A Week
Town-wide water pressure issues at heart of hospital shortage. Additional tanks and desal considered.
21 Feb 2021 BERLIN, Germany
Water Scarce Environments Facilitate Interspecies Virus Transmissions
Areas with water shortages experiencing mass mixed species congregations are particularly vulnerable to pathogen transmission between species, according to new researchA study published this month in "Science of the Total Environment" identifies water resources as a main vector for mammalian virus transmissions...
8 Feb 2021 WINDHOEK
Pollution Risk Of Okavango Oil Drilling Projects
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has urged the Namibian government not to approve additional environmental impact assessments (EIAs) around Reconnaissance Energy Africa's exploration of the Okavango Basin until a holistic strategic environmental assessment (SEA) has been conducted and the full implications of exploration have been assessed...