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  1. Tanzania: Cooperation With Russia On Forests, Water Resources Challenges

    20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM The Citizen Tanzania and Russia are expected to cooperate in managing forests and water resources. Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Susan Kolimba said the envisaged coo ...

    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. Zambia: President Petitioned To Protect Luangwa River

    19 Jun 2018- 12:07 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Lusaka Times The World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Zambia and its partners have recently launched a petition to President Edgar Lungu to declare the Luangwa a Water Resource Protection Area. The Luangwa River ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2018 - 12:07

  6. Niger Delta: Activists Plan Attack On Oil Facility

    19 Jun 2018- 12:07 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard Niger Delta Activists Forum, NDAF, has warned of planned attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta belonging to Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC. The group had earlier given the company a 14-day ult ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2018 - 12:07

  7. 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

  8. Uganda: New Water Plant Will Serve 7.5 Million Kampalans

    19 Jun 2018- 12:07 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has today signed a contract for the construction of a modern mega drinking water treatment plant in Katosi, to the east of Kampala. The new pla ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2018 - 12:07

  9. South Africa Water Dept Signs Usage Accord With Mining Industry

    19 Jun 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The lobbying group Minerals Council of South Africa has signed a draft water conservation and demand management agreement with the the country's Department of Water And Sanitati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2018 - 09:53

  10. Netanyahu Deploys YouTube To Undermine Iran Regime Over Water Scarcity

    19 Jun 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran's Foreign Ministry has criticized Israel for launching a Persian website to "assist people and farmers of Iran to recycle water", following Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2018 - 09:29

  11. Iraq Farmers Banned From Planting Water-intensive Crops As Drought Continues. Turkey's Tigris Dam Program Blamed. Kurd Farmers Set To Ignore Prohibition.

    19 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The government of Iraq has instructed farmers not to plant rice and other water-intensive crops such as white corn, yellow corn, sesame, sun flower, mung beans and cotton as the country's dr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2018 - 06:05

  12. Parts Of Kabul Uninhabitable Due To Groundwater Pollution

    17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report KABUL Gandhara Residents of Afghanistan’s restive, teeming capital have struggled for years with terrorist attacks, a lack of services, a booming population, clogged traffic, and toxic air. A study by the nongovern ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2018 - 10:40

  13. Fundamental Shift In MENA Drought Management Needed: UNFAO

    15 Jun 2018- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The agency said in a new re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2018 - 11:29

  14. 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

  15. South Africa Utility Execs Face Fury Over Vegas Conference Visit

    13 Jun 2018- 16:57 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL News The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has lambasted the Umgeni Water board for sending interim board members and other officials on an expensive trip to Las Vegas in the US while the Department ...

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

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