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  1. Low Cost Desal Tech Deploys Temperature Swing Solvent Separation

    8 May 2019- 08:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new technology breakthrough could make desalination processes less energy intensive and less expensive, engineers have claimed. A research team from Columbia University, US, have re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/08/2019 - 08:38

  2. Arsenic In Drinking Water May Change Human Heart Structure

    8 May 2019- 08:21 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Drinking water that is contaminated with arsenic may lead to thickening of the heart's main pumping chamber in young adults, according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman Sc ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2019 - 08:21

  3. Human Influence On 20th Century Global Droughts Confirmed

    5 May 2019- 12:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Multiple observational datasets and reconstructions using data from tree rings have confirmed that human activities were probably affecting the worldwide risk of droughts as early as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 12:01

  4. New Online Tool Teaches Students About the Energy-Water Nexus

    2 Nov 2017- 08:41 by Local Press Report LAFAYETTE LA Earth & Space Science News The interactions between food production, energy production, and water supplies, sometimes referred to as the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus, are critically important to su ...

    Local Press Report - 11/02/2017 - 08:41

  5. Glacier Melt Can Cause Sudden Tragedy

    16 Aug 2016- 07:05 by Local Press Report LIMA Associated Press The tropical glaciers of South America are dying from soot and rising temperatures, threatening water supplies to communities that have depended on them for centuries. But experts say that the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/16/2016 - 08:44

  6. Abu Dhabi's Natural Water Reserves Will Be Exhausted in 50 Years: Study

    12 May 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National Natural water reserves in Abu Dhabi will be exhausted within 50 years because residents are unaware that they are using too much, a new study says. Access Scarcity Social Issues Abu Dhabi Uni ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2016 - 08:59

  7. ENACTS Initiative Aims to Improve Climate Data in Africa

    18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Reliable climate data will be key to building resilience against climate change’s effects in Africa, but the current primary sources of such data-- ground-based weather stations-- a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2016 - 10:32

  8. OOSKAnews Voices: From Dirt to Data: The Second Green Revolution and the Internet of Things

    10 Mar 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER, CO, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a glo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 13:43

  9. Mediterranean Drought Is Worst in 900 Years: NASA

    4 Mar 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The recent drought in the eastern Mediterranean region, which affected Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, and Turkey, is likely the worst in the past ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2016 - 10:17

  10. Many Water Sources Threatened Due to Declining Snowmelt: Study

    12 Nov 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALISADES, NY, United States Due to the effects of global warming, many regions worldwide that depend on snowmelt to feed water sources are at risk of future shortages, according to a new study led by research ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2015 - 10:42

  11. Drought, Climate Change May Have Helped Spark 2011 Syrian Uprising: Study

    9 Mar 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK CITY, NY, United States The severe drought Syria faced from 2006 to 2010, which was likely the result of manmade climate change, may have helped spark the nation’s 2011 uprising, according to a new rep ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2015 - 09:32

  12. Local Resource Risks in Developing Countries Can Trigger Global Risks: Report

    10 Feb 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Local resource risks-- like water stress, land-use change, food security and energy instability-- in developing countries have the potential to trigger “political and economic risks that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 11:51

  13. Colombia to Invest $100 Million for River Basin Protection

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombia plans to invest $100 million USD for conservation and protection of river basins in the country, as part of efforts to address the impacts of the El Niño weather phenomenon and global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2014 - 10:20

  14. Ample Rain Helped Genghis Khan Conquer Asia

    11 Mar 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY National Geographic New research by a team of tree-ring scientists from Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory may have uncovered the reason why an obscure band of nomadic Mongol h ...

    Local Press Report - 03/11/2014 - 10:29

  15. 2014 Environmental Performance Index Looks at Wastewater Treatment for the First Time

    31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ( ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03

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