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  • 3 Feb 2016- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and
  • 21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France/WASHINGTON, DC, United States The world’s energy sector currently accounts for about 15 percent of total global water use, and that figure is expected to increase by 2035, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned this week. The agency
  • 8 Jul 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Over-extraction of groundwater is causing wells to dry up and water tables to fall so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the United States that global food supplies are seriously at risk, according to
  • The UK government will extend $106 million USD to Yemen over the next two years for life-saving assistance to one million people.
  • 20 Mar 2012- 12:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent France, MARSEILLE On the closing day of World Water Forum 6, World Water Council President Loic Fauchon spoke to OOSKAnews, reflecting on the event’s theme “A Time for Solutions”, the week’s highlights, and the tasks ahead. “It is not for me to say