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  1. "Serious And Rapid" Investment Required To Limit Climate Change

    25 Sep 2018- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States An upcoming report by the Organization For Economic Cooperration and Development (OECD), UN Environment (UNEP)and the World Bank Group says serious and rapid investment in sustainable u ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/25/2018 - 11:27

  2. OOSKAnews Talks- Shariful Hoque, Responsible for Water Sustainability in Global Production for H&M Group

    20 Sep 2018- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden At August 2018’s World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, OOSKAnews took the opportunity to speak to Shariful Hoque (audio interview)  who has responsibility for Water Sustainability in Global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2018 - 12:34

  3. Brazil: No New Pantanal Hydro Projects Until May 2020

    19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Hydro World The National Water Agency of Brazil (ANA) is suspending the granting of rights to use water resources for new hydro projects in the Pantanal region until May 2020. This decision will affect pro ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2018 - 08:49

  4. Mexico City Sinks, Water Supply Diminishes

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY WESM Despite the rainfall between May and September, many of the metropolitan area's more than 20 million residents don't have enough water to drink. Nearly all that rainwater runs off the str ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:07

  5. End Of Colombia Conflict May Bring New Threats To Ecosystems?

    12 Sep 2018- 10:02 by Local Press Report NEW YORK EurekAlert Science News Governments tend to focus on social and economic growth after a war ends, while environmental protections fall by the wayside. In their paper, Daniel Ruiz-Carrascal of Columbia Univ ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2018 - 10:02

  6. Climate Variability Is "Key Driver" Of World Hunger: UN

    12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:31

  7. Brazil: Norsk Hydro Settles With Authorities After Aluminum Plant Water Contamination

    12 Sep 2018- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway Norwegian giant Norsk Hydro has reached agreement with Brazilian authorities following February’s discharge of untreated water from the group's Alunorte alumina plant, the world’s largest. &q ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:00

  8. Climate Change: "Far Too Many Leaders Have Refused To Listen", Says Guterres

    11 Sep 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 09:36

  9. Harvard Endowment Fund Accused Of Land Grabs Causing Denial Of Indigenous People's Water Access

    11 Sep 2018- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States An investigative report has accused Harvard University’s endowment fund of using an opaque corporate structure to acquire control of farmland across five continents during the past 10 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 08:50

  10. Improved Water Management Breaks Vicious Cycles In Protracted Crisis Situations

    8 Sep 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States A World Bank-United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO joint discussion paper published August 28 finds that institutional failures to address water-related challenges can ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 09:49

  11. World Bank Launches Initiative To Raise $3 Billion USD In Sustainable Development Bonds For Water Resources And Oceans

    8 Sep 2018- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The World Bank has announced the launch of a Sustainable Development Bond series to raise awareness of the critical role of water and ocean resources. The bonds aim to raise at least $ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 11:23

  12. 19 Percent Of Global GDP Comes From Watersheds With High To Very High Water Risk

    31 Aug 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Nearly a quarter of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Asia and a fifth of the GDP in Africa lies within watersheds with high to very high water risk according to a new WWF Report.  "Valu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2018 - 09:15

  13. Chile Curbs Mine Water Extraction Amid Severe Drought

    31 Aug 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean water authorities announced August 23 that the government is preparing new restrictions on the extraction of water from the lithium-rich Salar de Atacama salt flats. Existing permits allow for e ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/08/2018 - 10:38

  14. Stockholm's World Water Week Highlights Water, Ecosystems, Human Development

    8 Sep 2018- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm's annual water event, World Water Week, concluded August 31. The conference, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), attracted more than 3,600 participa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 10:33

  15. Conflict Continues Between 2 Oaxaca Municipalities Over Water Access

    28 Aug 2018- 11:27 by Local Press Report OAXACA CITY Mexico News Daily A year and a half ago, authorities in San Pedro y San Pablo Ayutla, a municipality in the state’s Mixe region about 100 kilometers southeast of Oaxaca City, connected to the water supp ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2018 - 11:27

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