Environment & Management

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  • 26 Jan 2020- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Haiti reached the milestone this week of an entire year free from any new cases of deadly waterborne disease cholera following a nine-year long outbreak in the country that affected over 820,00 people and killed close to 10
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST WWF At Püspökszilágy, a small settlement nestled in the Cserhát Hills of in northern Hungary with just under 900 inhabitants, sudden, intense precipitation events cause flash-flooding every two to five years. Under the LIFE-MICACC Project, we have
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:29 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Deutsche Welle Global demand for lithium is expected to triple in six years. But mining companies are increasingly coming into conflict with indigenous communities who are worried about the future of their ecosystems. Access Corporate Risk
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC NPR The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for water crisis victims to sue state and local government officials in Flint, Mich. For years, Flint city officials and state regulators have argued that they are protected by "qualified
  • 26 Jan 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research launched on January 21 from World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that securing clean and available water for all by 2030 is achievable and might cost as little as $0.29 USD per person per day from 2015
  • 25 Jan 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, California Dr Peter Gleick of The Pacific Institute speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Since the 1980s the Pacific Institute has maintained a historical and current database
  • 25 Jan 2020- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States Dr John Matthews, Executive Director of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Matthews reflects on December
  • 26 Jan 2020- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIVASHA, Kenya Women water leaders from Nile Basin countries have called for “more inclusive decision making” in order to mitigate and manage water-related challenges in the region and have called for an enhanced role in decision making, saying that 
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS are more prevalent in the drinking water of dozens of US cities, with new findings confirming that exposure to the "forever chemicals" has been previously underestimated
  • 23 Jan 2020- 06:49 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision Water samples collected from three separate locations around the lake show it contains high levels of lead, arsenic, aluminum, and phosphorus, which are not good for human life when consumed in certain quantities. Health Pollution Water
  • 23 Jan 2020- 06:47 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg Beijing has signed up to the Paris Agreement, spent big on clean energy, announced curbs on single-use plastics and made real progress in tackling air pollution. Yet what has become a key driver of the climate agenda globally—activism as
  • 23 Jan 2020- 06:45 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Scroll.in Nearly two and a half years after it had notified the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 for conservation and management of wetlands in the country, the Indian government’s Environment Ministry has now come out with
  • 26 Jan 2020- 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States United States President Donald Trump has elaborated on his government's plan to roll back federal protections of water resources, telling the American Farm Bureau Federation 19 January that new water supply rules would
  • 22 Jan 2020- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The year 2019 was the second warmest on record and the average temperatures for the past 5 years and the past 10 years have been the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Each decade since 1980
  • 22 Jan 2020- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad The government of Chad and European Union partners have signed an agreement for a water improvement project with an estimated value of $60 Million USD for the capital city of N’Djamena. The project will extend water distribution

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