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  1. Donors Pledge Nearly $3 Billion to Save Drying Aral Sea

    3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent URGENCH, Uzbekistan International donors last week pledged $2.9 billion USD to help save the Aral Sea, which was once the world’s fourth-largest inland lake but is now almost completely dry. The funding-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2014 - 10:34

  2. Tanzanian Government Says It Will Meet MDG Water Access Targets

    31 Oct 2014- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzania will achieve its goal of meeting the MDG targets on water access by 2015, thanks to water projects being carried out under the government’s Big Results Now initiative, Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2014 - 10:49

  3. UN Climate Change Draft Report Looks at Irreversible Impacts

    27 Oct 2014- 10:33 by Local Press Report COPENHAGEN Reuters Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2014 - 10:33

  4. Haitian Plaintiffs Ask US Judge to Set Aside UN Immunity in Cholera Case

    27 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States A lawyer representing five Haitian cholera victims and their families last week asked a US district court judge to lift the United Nations’ legal immunity so that the international ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2014 - 10:34

  5. Success of Sustainable Development Goals Depends on Water Management: IWMI

    20 Oct 2014- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEATTLE, WA, United States The key to the success of the United Nations’ post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will depend on how they address water management, according to a new publication from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2014 - 11:01

  6. Peruvian Glaciers Have Shrunk 40 Percent in Four Decades

    17 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government announced this week climate change has caused the nation’s glaciers to shrink by 40 percent over the past four decades, resulting in the creation of nearly 1,000 new high ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2014 - 10:25

  7. Dam Opponents Heckle Chilean President

    16 Oct 2014- 10:08 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Fox News Latino Environmental activists opposed to a dam complex under construction near the Chilean capital heckled President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday as she was giving a speech at a conference on ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2014 - 10:08

  8. US Judge Sets Hearing on UN Immunity in Haiti Cholera Outbreak

    13 Oct 2014- 10:40 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY France 24 Four years into the world’s worst ever cholera epidemic, Haitians are still seeking compensation from the United Nations, whose own experts have said it is “most likely” to blame for the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2014 - 10:47

  9. Rights Group: Blanket Israeli Restrictions on Gaza “Unnecessarily Harm” Access to Water, Food, Education

    13 Oct 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JERUSALEM International rights watchdog Human Rights Watch today called on the United Nations and donor countries participating in a conference on providing assistance to the Palestinians to pressure Israel to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/13/2014 - 10:45

  10. World Bank Pledges $50 Million for Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    10 Oct 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank on October 9th pledged to provide $50 million USD for water and sanitation initiative in Haiti that will reach some 2 million people living in cholera hot spots. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2014 - 10:40

  11. Rights Group Calls for WASH Focus During Haiti Donors Conference

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank, international donors and the Haitian government were urged to include an emphasis on WASH in schools during a donors’ conference in Washington, DC this week aimed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2014 - 10:23

  12. Indian Industries Ordered to Halt Ganges Pollution

    9 Oct 2014- 10:21 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Times of India All polluting industries along the river Ganga will have to set up sensor-based real-time online effluent monitoring system by March 31 next year. The government on Wednesday said it was ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2014 - 10:21

  13. Meeting Biodiversity Targets Will Ensure Sustainable Supply of Water, Food, Energy: UN

    7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTREAL, Canada Meeting the globally-agreed upon Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and its Aichi Targets by 2020 will also lead to significant gains in other major global priorities outlined in the post-2015 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2014 - 10:32

  14. Russia to Send Another Aid Convoy to Eastern Ukraine

    3 Oct 2014- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Russia will set a date for its next delivery of aid supplies to eastern Ukraine in the next few days, Igor Plotnitsky, leader of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic told a press ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2014 - 10:52

  15. CEO Water Mandate Releases Final Disclosure Guidelines

    2 Oct 2014- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, CA, United States The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate this week released its final Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines, which aim to provide “a common approach for companies to effectively and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2014 - 09:00

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