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  1. Ukraine Envoy Says Putin Unlikely To Force Land Corridor, Despite Drought

    20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report KYIV Unian Russian President Vladimir Putin is unlikely to resort to a military operation to force the land corridor via mainland Ukraine to Crimea, since he needs the peninsula only as a military base while the pr ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2018 - 11:57

  2. Space Monitoring Of Plant Temperatures Will Aid Study Of Droughts

    20 Jun 2018- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HOUSTON, TX A new NASA instrument to be installed on the International Space Station will measure the temperature of plants from space, enabling researchers to determine plant water use and to study how drough ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2018 - 11:37

  3. Human Health And Ecosystems Risk Associated With Unsustainable Farming Practices Is Underestimated By Agriculture Sector, Policymakers

    20 Jun 2018- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA Policymakers and farmers are underestimating serious water pollution risk to human health and ecosystems from unsustainable agricultural practices, a new report from the United Nations Food and A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2018 - 07:56

  4. Following The Paris Accords Could Reduce Risk Of Severe Water-access Problems In Asia

    20 Jun 2018- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA Even "modest" action to limit climate change could help prevent the most extreme water-shortage scenarios facing Asia by the year 2050, according to a new study led by researchers from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2018 - 11:37

  5. Land-grabs, Unplanned Urban Sprawl, Unsustainable Agriculture And Over-consumption Unsustainable: United Nations

    19 Jun 2018- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY In a statement marking the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the head of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has said that everyone needed to recognize t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2018 - 06:13

  6. World Cup Kicks Off. Plane Accidentally Dumps 40 Tons Of Water On Moscow Police Patrol

    15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Newsweek A Russian plane accidentally missed its target during fire-fighting exercises and dumped tons of water over a group of policemen parked underneath. As the plane flew over the suburban area of Nogins ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2018 - 15:57

  7. Does Coca Cola's Sustainability Program Hold Water?

    14 Jun 2018- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA, GA Investigative reporting by “The Verge” in association with “The Nation Institute” examining Coca Cola’s water program, accuses the company of grossly exaggerating its water sustainability record wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2018 - 09:57

  8. Russia: New World Cup Stadium Built On Natural Wetland Site

    13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report KALININGRAD The New York Times Russia claims its World Cup stadiums meet the highest environmental standards, yet some have been built on top of ecologically sensitive areas. The site of the 35,000-seat Kaliningrad ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2018 - 16:57

  9. New Technology Improves Fog Capture Efficiency

    11 Jun 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON MA, United States Research engineers at US's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a simple, low-cost technology to extract water from water vapor and fog which could become a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2018 - 08:54

  10. Donetsk Water Station Resumes Operations After Most Recent Shelling

    11 Jun 2018- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The Ukraine State Emergency Service has reported resumption of water supply to residents after operations at the beleagured Donetsk water filtration system came back online after conflict had ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2018 - 07:57

  11. Negotiations In Progress On EBRD Projects for Building Insulation, Water Purification In Minsk

    9 Jun 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report MINSK Belarus News The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is in negotiations with Minsk, Belarus, on the possibility of implementing a major project which will involve water purification, wastewater tr ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2018 - 12:40

  12. Russian World Cup Water Bottle Is A Fire Hazard

    4 Jun 2018- 06:38 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times As Russian companies try to cash in on football-themed products ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, just about everyone is trying to capitalize on the tournament kicking off in 11 Russian ...

    Local Press Report - 06/04/2018 - 06:38

  13. Germany to Study Albanian Water and Sanitation Opportunities

    31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report TIRANA Xinhuanet News Albania and Germany on Wednesday signed an agreement to conduct preliminary studies on water and sanitation investments in 11 municipalities in Albania. Albanian Minister of Economy and Financ ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2018 - 10:32

  14. Tajikistan Will Host "Water for Sustainable Development" Conference

    31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE MENAFN Dushanbe will host the International High-level Conference on International Decade for Action 'Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028" to be held June 20-22 at the initiative of the T ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2018 - 10:32

  15. Swiss Chemicals Group Indicted For Contamination Of Drinking Water

    31 May 2018- 06:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASEL, Switzerland Chemical company Lonza Group has been accused this week of negligently contaminating drinking water in Switzerland. According to the public prosecutor’s office of the Swiss canton of Valais, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2018 - 06:08

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