Ecosystems

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  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and Protocol meeting.  The London Convention, to
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:30 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Third Pole Sand is a limited resource and the most mined mineral in the world in terms of volume and yet, its presence is taken for granted. As a result of the modernisation and growing urbanisation across South Asia, demand for sand has
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia The federal government of Australia and the state government of water-stressed New South Wales (NSW) have jointly allocated approximately $675 Million USD to upgrade an existing dam and to construct a new one. The projects will be
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report ABUJA APF President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria told the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York last month that the Lake Chad basin has shrunk significantly due to climate change, depriving many people of their livelihood in the region. Numerous
  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new report on challenges that global cities will face by 2050, when 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas, emphasizes that urban areas will face the most serious risks related to climate change: sea-level
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States Researchers from Stanford University have developed a new interactive map  measuring nature’s contributions to human well-being suggests that as many as five billion people, particularly in Africa and South Asia, are likely
  • 12 Oct 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new  report  from the European Environment Agency (EEA) underscores that urban wastewater treatment now must also address additional challenges brought on by climate changes, increasing populations and, importantly, new pollutants.
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to modern irrigation systems, treating
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report BONN Euractiv A warmer climate and Europe’s ageing population create a favourable breeding ground for legionella bacteria, which cause a type of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease, Professor Martin Exner said in an interview. “What we are seeing now is
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report PURCHASE NY Edie PepsiCo has priced its first ever green bond at $1bn, which will be used to fund initiatives to reduce plastic content in packaging, improve supply chain engagement and management and boost water stewardship. PepsiCo’s $1bn green bond will
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a 3 October opinion article distributed by more than 170 news outlets, Unite Nations Secretary-General António Guterres reaffirmed his concerns over the threats posed by climate change and acknowledged that “the science is
  • 6 Oct 2019- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO CA, United States In an apparent distraction ploy to increase political pressure on the water-stressed state of California, the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) has issued a formal notice accusing the city of San Francisco of a
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:43 by Local Press Report CARACAS Phys.org Smelling like an oil refinery, the vast expanse of Lake Maracaibo has become polluted by its own reserves of crude as Venezuela's economic collapse has left wells and pipelines in ruin. This huge body of water, in the country's
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:45 by Local Press Report BANGALE The Star Residents of Bangale division in Tana River want a conflict between Kamba and Somali communities resolved. Hostilities between the two communities have resulted in the loss of lives, property and livestock. The Kamba community in Kitui county
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report ANKARA Ahval Turkey’s Ministry of Forest and Water Management has warned that a project championed by the country’s president to build a canal around Istanbul could cut much of the city’s water supply. The ministry’s environmental assessment report on Turkish

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