Disasters

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  • 10 Nov 2010- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states T omas, a strong Category 1 storm that tore through the Caribbean last week, has left several parts of the region facing possible shortages of clean drinking water and sanitation. St. Lucia was hardest hit, with Prime
  • 3 Nov 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 3 Nov 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 3 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 3 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 1 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Most of the world's rivers, which serve as much as 80 percent of the human population, or about 5 billion people, are threatened by multiple environmental stressors, including agricultural runoff, pollution and invasive
  • 1 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Integration of data and more incentives for corporations to disclose water risks are key to bridging the water use "knowledge gap," according to experts participating in panel discussions at the Center for
  • 20 Oct 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, AZ, NOGALES T he International Outflow Interceptor (IOI) sewage pipeline on the Mexico-US. border, which carries more than 13 million gallons of waste a day, was punctured last week. The pipeline is spilling an estimated five to six
  • 13 Oct 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, AZ, PHOENIX Water is Life and Arizona American Water on October 7 announced a new partnership to combat Haiti's ongoing water crisis. The US-based NGO and water utility are sending a team to Haiti to provide water filters, educate
  • 13 Oct 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states T urkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has offered to establish a UN Environment Program (UNEP) regional office in Central Asia and the Caspian basin. "We consider it reasonable to find an opportunity for
  • 5 Oct 2010- 23:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I he Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) on October 1 announced approval for two loans totaling $10 million USD to support Nicaragua's climate change adaptation efforts. The investment will reduce rural communities
  • 29 Sep 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Last week's UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded with adoption of a global action plan to spur commitment to achieving the goals by their 2015 deadline, amid reports that many countries would not
  • 29 Sep 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent new yorK, ny, united states Last week's UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluded with adoption of a global action plan to spur commitment to achieving the goals by their 2015 deadline, amid reports that many countries would not

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