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  1. Don't Fetch!

    18 Aug 2019- 06:12 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Dog owners have reported this summer that their pets became fatally ill after swimming in freshwater lakes and ponds, apparently after ingesting water laden with toxic blue-green alga ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:12

  2. "Early Action" Required As Drought, Conflict Threaten Hunger For 8.7 Million In Somalia and South Sudan

    2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by TWD Staff NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported by  OOSKAnew ...

    TWD Staff - 08/26/2019 - 10:34

  3. Monsoon Continues To Wreak Havoc In South Asia

    28 Jul 2019- 05:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India More than 25 million people in South Asia have been affectedby recent torrrential monsoon rains, with at least 500,000 displaced and at least 600 reported dead in monsoon-related incidents across ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 11:14

  4. Guterres Labels Global Response To SDGs "Not Ambitious Enough"

    10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2019 - 11:25

  5. Scientists Discover Huge Offshore Aquifer Northeast Of US

    23 Jun 2019- 11:15 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Phys.org In a new survey of the sub-seafloor off the U.S. Northeast coast, scientists have made a surprising discovery: a gigantic aquifer of relatively fresh water trapped in porous sediments lying bel ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 11:18

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Water Issues Should Be "Separated" From Middle East Transboundary Political Conflict

    7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2019 - 07:21

  9. 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

  10. Global Cooperation Required To Lower Risk Of Water Conflicts

    6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY 150SEC.com Water shortages are fuelling conflicts from Africa to the Middle East. Technological innovations in the sector are encouraging but cannot progress without increased global cooperation, says th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2019 - 16:04

  11. "Water Under Fire": Children Might Survive The Bullets, Die From Unsafe Water, Poor Sanitation, Hygiene

    24 Mar 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In protracted conflicts children younger than 15 are, on average, nearly three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal disease linked to unsafe water and sanitation than violence di ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:36

  12. US Events Gather Experts In Water, Peace, Conflict Intersects

    21 Mar 2019- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Events in Washington and New York in the week of "World Water Day", bring thought-leaders together to examine the intersection of water, peace and conflict, an area of gr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:33

  13. "UN Decade On Ecosystem Restoration" Will Commence in 2021. No, We Don't Really Understand The Wait Either.

    6 Mar 2019- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has declared 2021-2030 as a UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The aim of the program is to restore degraded ecosystems as a measure to fight ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/06/2019 - 09:11

  14. New York Addresses The Fatberg Challenge

    24 Feb 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Slate Stuff flushed down residential plumbing drains is contributing to a rather gross and increasingly prevalent problem: floating blobby masses of trash in the sewers known as “fatbergs.” New York Cit ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2019 - 06:56

  15. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

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