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  1. Venice Flood Defense System Fails To Activate

    11 Dec 2020- 07:24 by Local Press Report VENICE France 24 Venice's St Mark's Square was under water on Tuesday after a newly installed system of mobile artificial dams failed to activate. A massive flood defence system called MOSE aimed at prote ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2020 - 07:24

  2. Water Shortages, Scarcity In Agriculture Must Be Addressed Boldly To Achieve SDGs

    7 Dec 2020- 09:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy More than three billion people live in agricultural areas with high to very high levels of water shortages and scarcity, and almost half of them face severe constraints, says a new report by the UN’s ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  3. UNFAO Technical Training For Syrian Government Water Managers

    23 Nov 2020- 08:54 by Local Press Report ROME Food and Agriculture Organisation FAO has designed a comprehensive training programme for the technical staff of the Water Resources Information Center- General Commission for Water Resources in Syria. More th ...

    Local Press Report - 11/23/2020 - 08:54

  4. Pope Urges Protection Of Water As A Common Good

    10 Nov 2020- 08:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy Pope Francis called for the protection of water as a common good, saying that its use “must respect its universal destination”, at an 8 November event of the Italian Conference of Catholic Bishops. “ ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  5. Pope Francis Emphasises Water In TED Talk Presentation

    12 Oct 2020- 09:21 by Local Press Report ROME Vatican News In his second TED talks appearance, Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in “Countdown”, saying it is time to make planet-changing choices. “We live in a historic moment marked by di ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:21

  6. Venice's Flood Barrier System Passes First Flood Season Test

    7 Oct 2020- 09:45 by Local Press Report VENICE Design Boom The much delayed yet recently completed MOSE flood barrier system has successfully protected Venice for the first time during Storm Alex. Officials had anticipated the worst with a forecasted tide ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2020 - 09:45

  7. Urgent Need For Aid To South Sudan

    7 Oct 2020- 07:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat Juba, South Sudan The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking to raise $58 Million USD in additional aid to meet the crisis brought on in South Sudan due to crop infestation by locusts, the COVID-19 ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:17

  8. Pope Urges Ethiopia Dam Dialogue

    20 Aug 2020- 07:17 by Local Press Report ROME Vatican News Pope Francis said after the recitation of the Angelus on Saturday that he is "following with particular attention the situation of the difficult negotiations regarding the Nile between Egypt, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 07:24

  9. Fear Of Glacier Collapse In Mont Blanc Mountain Range

    11 Aug 2020- 09:17 by Local Press Report COURMAYEUR Phys.org An Italian Alpine resort on Sunday lifted a state of alert declared last week over fears that a chunk of glacier on the Mont Blanc mountain range might crash down on them. Around 15 people who w ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:17

  10. Algae Turning Alpine Glacial Ice Pink

    6 Jul 2020- 10:51 by Local Press Report ROME Phys.org Scientists in Italy are investigating the mysterious appearance of pink glacial ice in the Alps, caused by algae that accelerate the effects of climate change. "The alga is not dangerous, it is a ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:51

  11. Mekong Delta Is The World's Biggest Source Of Global Inland Fish Catch

    15 Jun 2020- 08:16 by Local Press Report ROME The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has ranked the Mekong Basin as the world’s most important hydrologic region or river basin for freshwater fish catches. In its latest State of ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2020 - 08:16

  12. $700 Million USD To Advance Environmental Priorities In Developing Countries

    6 Jun 2020- 10:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat Rome, Italy The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has agreed on $700 Million USD for projects and programmes to help developing countries keep advancing urgent environmental priorities through and beyond the coro ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:38

  13. Protecting Europe's Coastal Communities Against Rising Sea Levels

    18 May 2020- 08:38 by Local Press Report ISPRA Nature Extreme sea levels (ESLs) in Europe could rise by as much as one metre or more by the end of this century due to climate change. This poses significant challenges to safeguard coastal communities. Here ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:38

  14. Scotch Is Infallibly The Real Holy Water

    20 Apr 2020- 11:03 by Local Press Report ROME The National A clip of Pope Francis holding Scotch whisky and saying it is “the real holy water” was censored ahead of a new documentary about Scottish seminarians in Rome. The clip showed the Pope accept a bo ...

    Local Press Report - 04/20/2020 - 11:03

  15. Pope Links Coronavirus To Man-made Climate Crisis

    20 Apr 2020- 11:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy On 9 April, Holy Thursday in the Catholic Church liturgical calendar, Pope Francis delivered his homily behind closed doors at St Peter's basilica in the Vatican, which has been closed to the pu ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:11