Conversations With Water Leaders: Pat Mulroy on Urban Water Conservation and Trans-Boundary Cooperation
25 Apr 2013 - 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, NV, LAS VEGAS — First in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
20 Mar 2013 - 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Canada, OTTAWA — The International Development Research Center (IRDC), a key part of Canada’s aid program, together with Environment Canada, the government department responsible for coordinating environmental poli
18 Mar 2013 - 08:14 by Local Press Report
PANAMA CITY (Gulf Times) — Latin America is increasingly looking to the private sector to help fund a $200bn a year infrastructure investment gap that is dragging on economic growth and preventing the region from catching
28 Feb 2013 - 10:45 by Local Press Report
QUITO (Prensa Latina) — Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa ratified the legitimate defense of national sovereignty in the legal process of 30.000 Amazon applicants against Chevron transnational oil company, which seeks
25 Feb 2013 - 08:31 by Local Press Report
PRINCETON (The Conversation) — Increases in humidity caused as a result of climate change are reducing labour productivity and it’s only likely to get worse over time, argue researchers from America’s National Oceanic and Atmosp
22 Feb 2013 - 10:50 by Local Press Report
CHAROLETTESVILLE (NBC Politics) — In his first major address since taking office three weeks ago, Secretary of State John Kerry told an audience at the University of Virginia Wednesday that Americans must invest more in foreign aid
29 Jan 2013 - 08:21 by Local Press Report
SAN DIEGO (The Guardian) — A study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, found that the heat thrown off by major metropolitan areas on America's east coast caused winter warming across large areas of North America
15 Oct 2012 - 08:33 by Local Press Report
GEORGE TOWN (Stabroek News) — The Guyana Water Inc yesterday signed a contract for in excess of $1.7 billion USD with Universal Earth Movers Incorporated (UEM Inc) for the construction of two water treatment plants, booster s
5 Oct 2012 - 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — Leading development organization WaterAid brought clean water to 1.6 million people and sanitation services to 1.9 million people in 27 countries in 2011-2012, according to the annual report of Wat
24 Sep 2012 - 08:51 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (The International News) — The per capita water availability is dwindling with every passing day, putting the food security at risk, according to a Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) report on Saturday. The p
19 Jul 2012 - 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The United States food aid program, a $1 billion USD enterprise, is entrenched in special interests from agribusiness, shipping firms and NGOs, referred to as the “iron triangle,” according to a ne
29 May 2012 - 08:36 by Local Press Report
LA PAZ (Mail Online) — Bolivia's glaciers are melting - much faster than first predicted, and the blame is falling on airborne aerosol particles. The Chacaltaya glacier made its slow trek down the Cordillera Real Mo
23 Apr 2012 - 11:27 by Local Press Report
10 Apr 2012 - 12:11 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Scoop Independent News) — Full Story - The United States continues to be deeply concerned by t
27 Mar 2012 - 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the creation of the U.S.
3 Jan 2012 - 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Last week, some 100 people representing 243 labor, environmental, faith and civil society organizations that together have millions of members, protested outside the World Bank headquarters in Wa
12 Dec 2011 - 15:32 by Local Press Report
JEDDAH (Arab News (Saudi Arabia)) — Strategies for privatization of water and wastewater systems and financial opportunities and challenges to mega projects were the focus of the National Water Company (NWC) symposium last week.
7 Dec 2011 - 13:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — More than 22,000 people from 106 nations have signed US-based NGO International Rivers’ petition to halt construction of the controversial $3.5 billion USD Xayaburi Dam in Laos, one of 11 propose
29 Nov 2011 - 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target related to sanitation is the most off-track, an international NGO said ahead of World Toilet Day on November 19.
3 Oct 2011 - 15:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — Empowering women to play a more substantial role in community development, including water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects, was one of the main themes of the Clinton Global Initiative (CG
8 Aug 2011 - 18:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Washington’s deal that saved Uncle Sam from default does not bode well for international aid, with most overseas programs facing cuts or stagnant growth as the U.S.
26 Jul 2011 - 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Cambodia, SIEM REAP — Regional water experts are concerned over the possibility of increased water conflicts in the Mekong region as a result of hydropower development.
5 Jul 2011 - 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — The United States government will have to make several significant changes to its international humanitarian response system if it is going to properly address the impacts of climate change, acco
24 May 2011 - 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SEOUL, South Korea — The South Korean government has begun investigating claims by retired U.S.
8 Mar 2011 - 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Painting water conservation as a new challenge for the two countries, the United States has declared its willingness to work with India in finding pragmatic ways of making water more freely avail
27 Jan 2011 - 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews) — TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews) -- Efforts to halt the steady destruction of the Aral Sea are getting renewed attention from donors, but will face continued hurdles in the years ahead as growing
17 Jan 2011 - 20:00 by Local Press Report
Bangkok, thailand (Source: Voice of America) — BANGKOK | Source: Voice of America
11 Jan 2011 - 20:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE — One year has passed since the devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook Haiti, destroying infrastructure and killing more than 200,000 people, and much remains to be done in the rebuild, in part
14 Sep 2010 - 22:07 by Local Press Report
QUITO, Ecuador (Mongabay.com) — Ecuador's tallest waterfall, San Rafael Falls, is under threat from a Chinese-funded hydropower project, according to environment group Save America's Forests. The group said the
14 Oct 2008 - 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — L atin America enjoys the highest annual rainfall of all the regions in the world.
This is largely owed to being home to the Earth's biggest tropical rainforest - the
8 Oct 2008 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
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