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  1. Portugal Water Quality Deteriorates; Climate Change And Unsustainable Farming Practices Blamed

    20 Aug 2020- 08:27 by Local Press Report LISBON Portugal Resident The quality of Portugal’s water is under threat, and it’s not just due to long periods of drought. It has to do with unsustainable farming practices. In other words, monocultures. A bit lik ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 08:27

  2. Portugal: Environmentalists Protest Tourism Development Which Threatens Wetland

    9 Jun 2020- 05:13 by Local Press Report FARO Portugal Resident Environmental association Almargem is threatening to file a complaint with the European Commission if the Portuguese government fails to take action to stop the ‘Vilamoura Lakes’ (Cidade Lacus ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2020 - 06:47

  3. Portugal Government Appears To Deny Drought Crisis

    19 Jul 2019- 13:16 by Local Press Report LISBON The Portugal News Drought is affecting over 90% of Portugal however plans for contingency measures to be put in place have been dismissed as water saving campaigns begin. The Minister for the Environment, Jo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2019 - 13:16

  4. No Shit: Wastewater Analysis Reveals Europe's Drug Habits

    18 Mar 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LISBON, Portugal The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction has released a new report that analyzes wastewater from seventy European locations (“cities”) to investigate the drug-taking habits ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2019 - 09:00

  5. Paper Industry Waste To Detoxify Aquaculture Facilities

    4 Jun 2018- 06:38 by Local Press Report AVEIRO Fish Info & Services The waste from the paper industry could be the solution to remove the remains of drugs used by producers from the waters of aquaculture facilities. At the University of Aveiro (UA), a ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2018 - 07:04

  6. Auditors Will Examine EU Strategy to Combat Desertification

    1 Feb 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit on the European Union’s (EU) strategic framework for combating desertification to examine whether risk of desertification in EU ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2018 - 06:34

  7. Portugal Minister: Water Rationing Is Last Resort

    23 Nov 2017- 08:50 by Local Press Report LISBON The Portugal News Portugal’s environment minister, João Pedro Matos Fernandes, on Tuesday described water rationing as no more than “a theoretical hypothesis” in the current drought, arguing that it makes no ...

    Local Press Report - 11/23/2017 - 08:50

  8. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  9. Saudi Adsorption Desal and Cooling Facility Opens

    21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi Ara ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 11:34

  10. Portuguese Firm Wins $52 Million Worth of Water Supply, Sanitation Contracts in Zambia

    25 Feb 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Portugal-based Elevolution Contractors has won two contracts, worth a total of $52 million USD, to improve water supply and sanitation in Lusaka’s Mtendere and Kamanga townships. The projects ar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2016 - 10:05

  11. 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

  12. 5+5 Dialogue Adopts Common Strategy for Water

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria The 10-member Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as the "5+5 Dialogue," this week adopted a common strategy on water, emphasizing the need for an integrated management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  13. World Water Congress: Manuel Branco Looks Forward to Scotland

    11 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015.   OOSKAnews caught up with Manuel Branc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2015 - 10:00

  14. Latin American Climate Change Ministers to Meet Ahead of COP 20

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Spanish Agriculture, Food and Environment Minister Arias Cañete has called for a meeting of Latin American climate change ministers to coordinate ahead of future climate change meetings in Lima ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 12:00

  15. China’s Three Gorges, Portugal’s EDP Invest $2 Billion in African Dams

    15 Nov 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG The China Three Gorges Corporation and major European Electricity operator Energias de Portugal (EDP) this week announced plans to jointly invest $2 billion USD in Africa by 2020. Most of the investm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/15/2013 - 10:12