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  • 15 Aug 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico More than 25 dead manatees have been discovered in the wetlands of Tabasco, Mexico in the last three months, while fishermen have also reported fish deaths in the Bitzal River. Officials and researchers have not been able to find a
  • 15 Aug 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH Khmer Times During a visit to a water processing plant in Pursat province, Industry Minister Cham Prasidh said that providing clean water to rural areas is going to be the focus for the new government in September. “We do not only focus on the
  • 15 Aug 2018- 06:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Climate change is responsible for the August 10 burst of a glacial lake in China's wetern Xinjiang Uigur autonomous region, campaigners have said. The burst released floodwater into the Yarkant River Basin and there has been local
  • 15 Aug 2018- 06:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France New eco-friendly urinals have been placed across the city center of Paris to reduce the incidence of public urination on the streets prompting mixed reaction from Parisians. While some have welcomed the arrival of the bright red &quot
  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:21 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times The Delhi Jal Board’s (DJB) proposal to produce potable water from sewage treatment plants (STPs) after mixing the treated water with Yamuna’s water has raised eyebrows of city-based activists. “While on paper such a scheme appears
  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:24 by Local Press Report RUSTENBERG ESI-Africa The South African non-profit civil action group, Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), has written to Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti highlighting issues at the Magalies Water Board. Governance issues at a water utility
  • 14 Aug 2018- 12:26 by Local Press Report ISKANDAR PUTERI The Star Online Johor is planning to set up a second water operator company to reduce its dependency on the existing company SJN Ranhill Sdn Bhd, but the Opposition claims the plan is not viable. Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sap­ian reiterated
  • 14 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Libya's government announced August 13 that another of its water supply department sites had been targeted by a terrorist attack, with no casualties on this occasion. The government's "Man-made River" department, said
  • 14 Aug 2018- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden Toxic blue-green algae blooms are creating problems at Swedish water treatment plants as Europe's heatwave persists. The blooms thrive at higher temperatures and water purifiers are at risk of failing to filter toxic substances that have
  • 13 Aug 2018- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan India agreed last week to assist in building a new dam in Afghanistan, in a move that is likely to provoke protest from Pakistan over sharing of water resources. India’s support to the Afghan government for construction of the
  • 13 Aug 2018- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SHENYANG, China More than 1 million hectares of crops have been affected and about 11,000 residents face a shortage of drinking water in China's Liaoning Province, according to the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters. Water
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia As of August 9, the entire Australian state of New South Wales was officially in drought, sparking fears of a food shortage. Farmers are hand-feeding cattle as grazing pastures turn arid, and have been granted permission to shoot
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:17 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Saturday said that about 80,000 cusecs water will go waste to sea in next few days due to lack of water conservation system in the country. Climate Energy Security Food Security Policy
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:19 by Local Press Report SAN FRANCISCO CA The Hill A terminally ill man has been awarded $289 million in the first cancer-related trial against agricultural giant Monsanto. The jury in a San Francisco Superior Court on Friday unanimously ordered the company to award Dewyane Johnson,
  • 13 Aug 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report BISMARCK ND NBC News Over the past decade, the biggest in a series of oil booms has transformed North Dakota, reinvigorating an economy that was largely known for its agricultural output. Oil production has brought with it an ecological problem that

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