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  1. Stockholm Week Ends with Calls for Implementation

    6 Sep 2016- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm’s World Water Week concluded last week, with an insistence that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda for Sustainable ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2016 - 09:29

  2. Bayer Offers $65bn for Control of Monsanto

    6 Sep 2016- 07:18 by Local Press Report MUNICH BBC News Germany's Bayer has raised its offer for Monsanto to $65bn (£49bn), or $127.50 a share, in a bid to create a global seeds and pesticides giant. Bayer said it was in advanced talks with Monsanto, ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 07:18

  3. ADB Highlights Improvements in Water Security

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report MANILA Millennium Post An Asian Development Bank report published in 2016 has highlighted improvements in water security in Asia and Pacific regions in the last three years. The report, Asian Water Development ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  4. Mapuche Community Fights Fracking

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report NEUQUEN BBC News The deep red craggy hills of Vaca Muerta, or Dead Cow, rise up against the horizon. This site produces more shale gas than any other place in the world, outside the United States. Fracking could ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  5. Turkey to Spend $21B to Develop Eastern Regions

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report ANKARA Anadolou Agency Turkey will spend 62 billion Turkish liras (around $21 billion) in its eastern and southeastern region over the course of four years as part of its public investment package, according to ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  6. Pistachio Farms Dying of Thirst

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report SIRJAN Kuwait Times Pistachios are Iran’s biggest export after crude oil, with 250,000 tonnes of the nut produced last year. But time is running out for the industry as unconstrained farming and climate change take ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:54

  7. Public Urged to Change Attitudes on Water Use

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR New Straits Times With a water crisis looming, members of the public have been urged to change their attitude on managing their water use. Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) chief activist ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  8. Chinese Craft Breweries Look to Australia for Premium Water Supply

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report ADELAIDE Food Navigator Chinese brewers have been courting South Australia water company, PH8, in a bid to create tastier craft beers. The water company was awarded a gold medal at a Chinese drinking water trade ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  9. Inca Water Festival to be Held in Cusco Region

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report URCOS Andina News Agency A staging of 'Qocha Raymi' or Inca water worship ritual has been confirmed for September 24 at Urcos city's lagoon, belonging to Quispicanchi province. The venue, located an ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  10. Costa Rica Seeks to Recover Undervalued Wetlands

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report GUANACASTE Costa Rica Star News Costa Rica now seeks to preserve the beauty and improve the conservation of its wetlands, an ecosystem forever undervalued by the local population that considers them no more than ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  11. 80,000 Users "Stealing" Water

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report NAUCALPAN Mexico News Daily The water department in the municipality of Naucalpan has detected that at least 50% of the water it distributes ends up stolen with clandestine and illegal taps into the system. ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 09:23

  12. EBRD and Donors Modernize Systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by Local Press Report LONDON European Bank for Reconstruction and Development With EUR 12 million in loans from the EBRD, EUR 4 million from the Swedish International Developmet Cooperation Agency and EUR 6.5 million from the European ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  13. Typhoons Melt Part of Ice Barrier at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Heavy rainfall from recent typhoons has caused partial melting of the underground ice wall that is supposed to prevent water from seeping into and out of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  14. Hepatitis A Outbreaks in Romania’s Bacău County Blamed on Poor Sanitation

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BACĂU, Romania The Public Health Department in Romania’s Bacău County has confirmed two outbreaks of hepatitis A, affecting 50 people. The outbreaks in the village of Sohodor, in Horgesti commune, and in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

  15. Brazilian Judge Suspends Operating License for Belo Monte Hydropower Dam

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALTAMIRA, Brazil A Brazilian federal court last week suspended the operating license for the controversial 11,000-megawatt, $26 billion USD Belo Monte hydropower facility in Para state. In her decision, Judge ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2016 - 06:44

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