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  1. Sri Lanka Invests $1.2 Billion USD In Access, Leakage, Climate Adaptation Programs

    15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Info COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's National Water Supply and Drainage Board is investing $1.2 Billion USD to increase access to safe drinking water, but high borrowing costs, leaky pipes, and volatile weather may requ ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 06/21/2018 - 06:18

  2. Yangtze Economic Belt Shows Improvement In Pollution Control, Serious Challenges Persist

    20 Jun 2018- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China Eleven provinces and municipalities along China’s Yangtze River Economic Belt have seen some improvement in pollution control and ecological quality, but environmental challenges remain serious, accordin ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 06/20/2018 - 11:47

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. India: Drones Find Unauthorized Sand Mining in Aravallis Mountain Range

    19 Jun 2018- 12:07 by Local Press Report MUMBAI GeoSpatial World The Gurugram forest department on Saturday completed the drone mapping of two villages in the first phase to check encroachment or illegal activities in the Aravallis Mountain Range. During ...

    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. Karnataka Promises To Release Cauvery Water For Tamil Nadu

    17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report MADURAI International Business Times With a good monsoon in the offing, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has promised to release water from the Kabini dam to Tamil Nadu. The state government has been instruc ...

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

  9. Sri Lanka Strengthens Industrial Pollution Legislation

    17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report COLOMBO The Island Sri Lanka will strengthen its environmental law to enable more affective action against growing industrial pollution, urban waste disposal and illegal buildings. The law provides the legal framew ...

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

  10. India Considers New Desal Plant For Tutuicorin Irrigation

    15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Times of India India's water resources minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government is considering a proposal to set up a desalination plant in Tuticorin for using seawater for irrigation. He fur ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2018 - 11:42

  11. India Suffering Worst Ever Water Crisis; Situation Will Only Get Worse

    15 Jun 2018- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India is suffering from "the worst water crisis" in its history according to a new report by the country's National Institution for Transforming India (also called NITI Aayog), ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2018 - 11:00

  12. 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

  13. World Bank Lends $565 Million USD For Pakistan Water, Energy Projects

    14 Jun 2018- 10:09 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Pakistan signed on June 13 signed two loan agreements worth $565 million with World Bank; $425 million for the National Transmission Modernisation (Phase-I) Project and $140 million for Sindh B ...

    Local Press Report - 06/14/2018 - 10:47

  14. Optimism From Islamabad After Delegation Visits World Bank; Water Is Pakistan's "Jugular Vein"

    11 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Foreign Office has said the matter of river waters is as important to it as a jugular vein, but that the country wants to resolve all issues with India through dialog Addres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2018 - 08:31

  15. 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

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