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  • 6 Nov 2018- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland WWF, the world’s largest conservation group has announced an upgraded version 5.0 of the “Water Risk Filter”, a leading online tool developed with the German Development Finance Institution (DEG), which empowers users to explore,
  • 14 Mar 2018- 09:17 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH Business Insider A coalition of diverse groups from the UK and the US has written to Prime Minister Theresa May voicing their support for the National Trust’s efforts to prevent petrochemical company INEOS from fracking. INEOS has its largest
  • 4 Oct 2017- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, SCOTLAND The Government of Scotland will impose a permanent ban on fracking according to a ministerial statement this week. Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Energy and member of the majority Scottish National Party, told the Scottish Parliament
  • 14 Jul 2017- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The A68 is a British “trunk road” connecting Darlington in the North East of England to the A720 which skirts the South of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. The A720, known locally as “the bypass”, is best avoided during rush hour.
  • 27 Apr 2017- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, SCOTLAND World Water Council President Benedito Braga believes that water and adaptation challenges will continue to grow in significance at global climate talks. Speaking to OOSKAnews Publisher David Duncan in a video podcast interview this
  • 7 Oct 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom Major volcanic eruptions can significantly affect the flow of the world's biggest rivers, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh. The study, “ Systematic change in global patterns of streamflow
  • 1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with Dr. Neil Coles, Winthrop Research Professor at
  • 12 Nov 2014- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom Many of the water risks that businesses face today also offer opportunities, especially for companies working in the water industry, panelists said during the second aquaNOW Audience, which was webstreamed live to a
  • 10 Nov 2014- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Join us on November 11, 2014 at 2:00pm [BST] for the second aquaNOW Audience-- “Water: Business Risk and Opportunity"-- as it's webcast live at ooskanews.com from Edinburgh, Scotland. You can learn more about the event and the high-level
  • 24 Oct 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom Starting last week, OOSKAnews began introducing readers to the panelists who will participate in the second aquaNOW Audience, which will be conducted on November 11, 2014 and hosted at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon
  • 23 Oct 2014- 12:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with Dr. James Horne, a former Deputy Secretary
  • 19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH The Scotsman As the debate rages about how and if Scotland would survive either as part of the UK or as an independent nation, the focus has been on currency and the size of oil reserves as a source of revenue. Nowhere has Scotland’s great liquid
  • 2 Aug 2011- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY  A new real-time water quality tester developed by Water Canary will help “prevent an isolated water hazard from turning into a full blown disaster,” Water Canary CEO Sonaar Luthra told OOSKAnews on July 25. “Water Canary
  • 28 Jul 2011- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY  A new real-time water quality tester developed by Water Canary will help “prevent an isolated water hazard from turning into a full blown disaster,” Water Canary CEO Sonaar Luthra told OOSKAnews on July 25. “Water