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  • 8 Apr 2020- 14:50 by Local Press Report BEIJING China Daily China will transfer 80 million cubic meters of water to the Xianghai Wetland in Northeast China's Jilin province, the Ministry of Water Resources said Tuesday. Due to less rainfall, the areas of Xianghai Wetland and Niuxintaobao
  • 8 Apr 2020- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts around the world, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Large parts of the global observation system are fully
  • 7 Apr 2020- 09:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The fifth “Festival A Sahel Ouvert” on 14-16 February in Mboumba, Senegal, marked the 10th anniversary of a unique, award-winning cultural project in Africa with this year’s themes of health, education, water and innovation. As a driver
  • 7 Apr 2020- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden A 60-day submission period, commencing 6 April, for the new Water ChangeMaker Awards, opened this week. The new awards, targeted to those who have shaped water decisions that have helped to build climate resilience, is an initiative of
  • 7 Apr 2020- 09:45 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestinian News Agency The Palestinian Water Authority Monday warned that dumping colonial Israeli settlements wastewater onto Palestinian vineyards in the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron city, exposes Palestinians to the novel coronavirus risk.
  • 7 Apr 2020- 04:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LINCOLN NE, United States Global maps of dry/wet conditions developed by NASA researchers have been made avavilable, and are now accessible online through the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. “The global products
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report STRASBOURG Connexion France Over the past few weeks, as many businesses have closed due to the Covid-19 crisis, in some regions, overall water consumption has dropped. As a result, more water has been sitting stagnant in pipes for longer than normal,
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:18 by Local Press Report KUNMING Xinhuanet A severe drought has affected over 1 million people in southwest China's Yunnan Province, while 258,400 domestic animals were also short of water.the provincial water conservancy department said Friday. A total of 181,333 hectares of
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report DELHI Deccan Herald Nature activists and enthusiasts are thrilled to find that the water of River Yamuna is gradually turning transparent in the wake of the national lockdown imposed to arrest the spread of coronavirus. Social activist Gopeshwar Nath
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:25 by Local Press Report KANPUR New Indian Express The quality of water in the river Ganga has witnessed a significant improvement during the lockdown, imposed in the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic. According to experts, the quality has improved by 40-50 percent as compared to
  • 4 Apr 2020- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELFT, Netherlands The Water, Peace and Security Partnership (WPS), a coalition which develops tools and services that help identify water-related security and conflict risks, has described how “a perfect storm of poverty, growing natural resource
  • 4 Apr 2020- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia A new investigative report from Human Rights Law Center has cast new light on multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from Rio Tinto gold mining activities on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. The research,
  • 2 Apr 2020- 09:23 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Environmental Working Group EWG today applauded House leaders for making drinking water pollution a priority for the next COVID stimulus bill. Overall, House leaders have proposed to spend more than $75 billion on water infrastructure. House
  • 2 Apr 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Human Rights Watch Malaysia’s Health Ministry should release the results and act upon its investigation into the deaths of 16 Batek villagers in mid-2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The deaths occurred amid reports of contamination of the
  • 1 Apr 2020- 22:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, Scotland The United Nations and the government of the United Kingdom announced 1 April that COP26, November’s key global climate summit in Scotland, will be suspended until 2021. “The middle of next year” is now anticipated for the event,

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