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  1. Tanzanian Farmers Learn Modern Management Techniques to Avoid Water Conflicts

    12 Nov 2014- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOROGORO, Tanzania Tanzania’s Sokoine University of Agriculture has launched a project to help farmers manage dwindling water supplies and avoid conflicts. The project, “Strengthening the capacity for climate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 13:14

  2. 20 Percent of World’s Irrigated Lands Lost to Salt-Induced Degradation: UN University

    29 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Salt-induced land degradation-- a common occurrence in arid and semi-arid regions where rainfall is too low to maintain regular percolation through soil, and irrigation without a drainage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2014 - 10:23

  3. Romanian Minister Says Agriculture Is Not Contaminating Water

    16 Oct 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The impact of agriculture on the environment has been reduced in Romania, particularly with regard to groundwater sources, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Daniel ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2014 - 10:24

  4. El Salvador Launches Drought Monitoring System

    17 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources last week unveiled a new drought monitoring system aimed at providing timely climate information to the Ministry of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2014 - 10:13

  5. Forest Fires Threaten Future Water Supply in Honduras

    9 May 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Honduras could become a desert in the near future if forest fires continue and measures are not taken to prevent them, according to forestry expert and engineer Jorge Arévalo. Arévalo told ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2014 - 10:05

  6. Russia to Use Mouse DNA for Moscow Sewage Treatment

    30 Apr 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Academy of Sciences has revealed a new project to use the DNA of mice to improve sewage treatment services in Moscow. The researchers have been working on this project for some time ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2014 - 10:04

  7. UN Urges World to Work Together to Combat Drought, Desertification

    17 Jun 2013- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations on June 17 urged countries around the world to work together to prepare for and build resilience to drought. “Droughts are hard to avert, but their effects can be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2013 - 10:02

  8. Irish Company Signs Industrial Water Reuse Contract in Brazil

    5 Jun 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report BELFAST Water World Water and waste processing company CDEnviro has secured its first major contract in Brazil after participating on a Trade Mission organised by Invest Northern Ireland. The project will see ...

    Local Press Report - 06/05/2013 - 09:48

  9. Israeli Company, Indian State May Sign Saline Water Crop Agreement

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    Local Press Report - 05/20/2013 - 10:20

  10. Saratov, Russia Targets Water Quality in Aftermath of Drought

    Government officials from the city of Saratov and environmental non-profit the Russian Water Association met October 5 discussed how to improve the freshwater provision for residents of the city. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2012 - 10:10

  11. Climate Resilience Among Small Farmers Boosts East African Food Production: Survey

    Millions of small-scale farmers across East Africa have boosted their climate resilience through innovative but cost-effective technologies to produce more food, according to a new survey by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2012 - 09:58

  12. Argentina Is Among World's Top Virtual Water Exporters

    Argentina is one of the main exporters of virtual water worldwide, according to the country’s National Agricultural Technology Institute (INTA). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2012 - 09:09

  13. Heavy Metal Polluted Soils in China Can Contaminate Water

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    Local Press Report - 05/31/2012 - 10:44

  14. European Commission Presents New Guidelines on Soil Sealing

    18 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission last week presented guidelines on ways to restrict soil sealing, the main cause of soil degradation throughout Europe. Soil sealing (the covering of land by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:15

  15. Soil, Water Contamination Less Than Feared

    27 Oct 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report HUNGARY, BUDAPEST Nature.com The level of contamination of soil and water affected by Hungary's toxic sludge spill is lower than initially feared, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences said. Concentrations of ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 21:00

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