Environment & Management

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  • 20 Sep 2018- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden At August 2018’s World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, OOSKAnews took the opportunity to speak to Shariful Hoque (audio interview)  who has responsibility for Water Sustainability in Global Production for H&M Group. H&M is a
  • 20 Sep 2018- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States As States on the US’s Atlantic seaboard start to clean up in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, it is reported at least 110 lagoons in North Carolina have either released pig waste into the environment or are at imminent risk
  • 20 Sep 2018- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland Senegal has become the second country outside the pan-European region to sign the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention). In doing so, Senegal aims to support the efforts
  • 19 Sep 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Waterless technology that treats excrement on-site provides the health benefits of removal without the infrastructure costs of sewer and treatment plants and, at the same time, preserves valuable water resources, according to an
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Hydro World The National Water Agency of Brazil (ANA) is suspending the granting of rights to use water resources for new hydro projects in the Pantanal region until May 2020. This decision will affect projects that did not begin commercial
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN IOL News While the strategy of flush toilets has led to significant reduction of the outbreak of water-borne diseases, it is wasteful. On-site or dry sanitation systems are not popular among users, even though they remain the most prevalent
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson, and Secretary for Water Resources, Shamail Khawaja, on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Australia and Pakistan for collaboration on water, food and energy
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report NEW YORK UNICEF An estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017, or 1 every 5 seconds, mostly of preventable causes, according to new mortality estimates released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report MUMBAI India Today The dark clouds of drought are looming large over Marathwada and Vidarbha region of Maharashtra due to prolonged dry spell that threaten Kharif crops. According to the government officials, if the rains do not pick up over next few weeks,
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report GREENSBORO Supply Chain Wrangler has signed an agreement for its denim fabric to be produced later this year with a new foam-dyeing process that will eliminate 99% of the water typically used in the indigo-dyeing. The company said it is the first brand to
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report BERLIN Deutsche Welle Berlin has had no significant rainfall since February and temperatures have been warmer than average since April. "The system that we have has never experienced what we're now experiencing. The system isn't meant for this
  • 18 Sep 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 Millian USD loan to protect a water basin of China's Yangtze River. The ADB said September 18 that the loan for a "complementary set of initiatives to improve flood
  • 18 Sep 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report DADU Daily Times Hundreds of growers on Monday (September 17) staged a hunger strike in front of the Dadu press club, Dadu, Sindh Province, in protest against the Irrigation Department officials over lack of water flow to many arteries of irrigation canal,
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States Three US Senators from the State of Michigan have introduced bipartisan legislation September 17 to hold federal agencies accountable for addressing contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military
  • 18 Sep 2018- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, UK The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed a new $29 Million USD loan to Romania’s regional operator of water and wastewater utility S.C. RAJA S.A. (RAJA). The loan agreement, signed by the development bank's President

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