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  1. Global Surface Water Threatened by Agricultural Insecticides

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LEIPZIG, Germany Streams that lie within approximately 40 percent of global land surface area are at risk of pollution from insecticides used in agriculture, according to a new global map modelling insecticide ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 11:00

  2. WaterLex, WASH United Release Publication on Human Right to Water, Sanitation

    6 Feb 2015- 10:28 by Local Press Report GENEVA WaterLex WaterLex is pleased to share with you The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in Courts Worldwide: A Selection of National, Regional and International Case Law. The publication is available on the ...

    Local Press Report - 02/06/2015 - 10:28

  3. Matt Damon Discusses Global Water Crisis

    21 Jan 2015- 10:48 by Local Press Report DAVOS USA Today The World Economic Forum has identified the water crisis-- lack of access to and global shortage of-- as the most pressing risk the planet faces over the next 10 years in terms of societal impact. ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2015 - 10:48

  4. Water Crisis a Top Global Risk: World Economic Forum

    16 Jan 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Water crisis and international conflict are among the top 10 global risks for 2015, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Its “ Global Risks 2015 ” report, released this week ahead ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2015 - 10:51

  5. Funding Gaps Limit Progress in Achieving Universal Water, Sanitation Access: UN

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Insufficient financing overall, funding gaps in rural areas, weak national capacity, gaps in monitoring, and neglect for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in schools and health ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:17

  6. WWF International Accused of Selling Out to Corporations

    6 Oct 2014- 10:29 by Local Press Report GENEVA The Guardian WWF International, the world's largest conservation group, has been accused of "selling its soul" by forging alliances with powerful businesses which destroy nature and use the WWF ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2014 - 10:29

  7. PepsiCo, IADB Launch New Data Management Tool

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden US-based multinational food and beverage corporation PepsiCo announced during World Water Week in Stockholm that it has developed a new data management and modeling tool, Hydro-BID, in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

  8. Chile's SISS to Help Businesses Reduce Water Footprint

    19 Aug 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s Superintendency of Sanitation Services (SISS) last week signed an agreement with the Fundacion Chile-- a non-profit corporation created by the Chilean government and ITT Corporation-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2014 - 10:00

  9. Water Scarcity “More Urgent” Than Climate Change: Nestle Chief

    15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VEVEY, Switzerland Water scarcity is a “more urgent” concern for world leaders than climate change, according to Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, chairman of Swiss food and beverage multinational Nestle. “Today, you ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2014 - 10:25

  10. Kyrgyzstan Announces $23 Million Swiss-Funded Water Infrastructure Project

    11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan On July 8th, the government of Kyrgyzstan announced a $23 million USD project to upgrade the fresh and wastewater infrastructure in the capital city, Bishkek. The project is being carried ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2014 - 10:03

  11. Another Darfur Camp Faces Severe Water Crisis

    3 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HILVERSUM, Netherlands The Kalma camp for internally displaced persons in Sudan’s South Darfur region is the latest to report a severe shortage of drinking water. Residents of the camp have been without water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/03/2014 - 10:11

  12. Carbohydrates Help Trees Hold Onto Water Through Drought

    1 Jul 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report ZURICH University of Zurich An international team of researchers led by Michael O'Brien, an ecologist from the University of Zurich, found that how well tropical trees weather periods of drought depends on the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2014 - 10:14

  13. Kyrgyz City Without Drinking Water for Two Weeks

    21 May 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARAKOL, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz city of Karakol has been without drinking water supply for two weeks now. The local utility has blamed the shortage on overconsumption and use of potable water for non-drinking ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2014 - 10:08

  14. Sanitation Most Off Track of All MDG Targets

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target of halving the number of people without access to improved sanitation facilities is the most off track of all of the targets, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2014 - 10:20

  15. Despite Progress, Sharp Inequalities in Access to Improved Water, Sanitation Remain: WHO

    12 May 2014- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Almost 2 billion people have gained access to improved sanitation services and 2.3 billion have gained access to improved drinking water sources since 1990, when the UN Millennium ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2014 - 10:42

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