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  1. Chinese Trio in Hot Water over bath in Yunnan’s Deepest Lake

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report KUNMING South China Morning Post Management at a freshwater lake in Yunnan will step up monitoring to prevent “uncivilised behaviour” after photos of a group of women taking a bath in the lake appeared online. An ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  2. WWF, Intel Start Mekong Wetland reforestation

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report LONG AN Viet Nam News The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Intel Products launched a joint effort to restore habitats in the Láng Sen Wetland Reserve last week, with the goal of planting more than 12,000 native ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  3. Peru: Activists Attacked by Mining Firm's Guards

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report CAJAMARCA Telesur Peru's internationally-renowned environmentalist Maxima Acuña and her partner were severely hurt Sunday morning in an attack by alleged hitmen hired by the mining company they are fighting ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  4. Water-Borne Disease Kills 19 in Sudan’s Blue Nile, Kasala States

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan At least 19 people have died and dozens more have been sickened in outbreaks of water-borne disease in Sudan’s Blue Nile, Kassala, Nahar al-Nil, and Sinnar states, according to Health Minister ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  5. Hepatitis Kills at Least 10 Refugees Trapped on Syrian-Jordanian Border

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan There have been at least 10 deaths from hepatitis since June among the Syrian refugees trapped on the Jordanian border, international rights group Amnesty International said last week, citing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  6. Vietnam Environment Authorities Investigate Latest Fish Deaths

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has ordered the Environment General Department and local People’s Committee in Thanh Hoa province to investigate the cause ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:33

  7. Human Rights Situation Deteriorates in Eastern Ukraine: UN

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The human rights situation in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated as a result of escalating hostilities between June and August, according to a new report from the United Nations Office for the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:35

  8. OOSKAnews Voices: World's Youth Calls for Multi-generational Engagement in Water Challenges

    20 Sep 2016- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VALLETTA, Malta, MONTREAL, Canada OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:55

  9. New Technology for Cooling Data Centers Will Save Water

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Economic Times US scientists have developed a prototype cooling system for supercomputer data centres which they claim could save hundreds of millions of gallons of water if widely adopted. Corporate ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2016 - 09:14

  10. Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Will Sign Renaissance Dam Technical Agreement This Week

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation announced on September 17th that Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will sign contracts this week with the technical consultants who will carry out studies on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 09:20

  11. Hidden Risk in Energy-Water-Food Nexus

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report LONDON Green biz As the infrastructure for energy supply and demand continues to develop around the world, it will be critical to strengthen its resilience in order to withstand and mitigate risks to ensure supply ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2016 - 09:15

  12. Karnataka Completes Supreme Court Ordered Cauvery Release

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report KARNATAKA NDTV Karnataka on Sunday stopped the flow of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu after complying with the Supreme Court's order to release a total of 1,68,000 cusecs of water by September 20. Conflict Food ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  13. Water Challenges for the Middle East

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report MARRAKESH Gulf Times The United Nations World Water Development Report what many already know: hundreds of thousands of people in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) – especially in Algeria, Jordan, Libya, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  14. Zimbabwe: Government Summons Harare City Council Over Polluted Water

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe The government has summoned Harare City Council to explain why the local authority is distributing contaminated water to residents, a senior civil servant has confirmed. Harare has long denied ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2016 - 09:17

  15. $17 Billion Project Proposes Changing Course of Mekong

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report LOEI Voice of America For the past few years, fishing communities along the banks of the mighty Mekong River have complained that fish stocks are drying up, and many blame construction projects underway upstream. ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

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