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  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:18 by Local Press Report ARMENIA WI The New York Times Rural communities call it their own, private Flint— a diffuse, creeping water crisis tied to industrial farms and slack regulations that for years has tainted thousands of residential wells across the Midwest and beyond. In
  • 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,
  • 3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report BEIJING CPH Post Greenland and China look poised to be doing more business in the future following the revelations that the two parties are looking to gain a foothold in one another’s’ respective markets. Two Chinese oil giants, China National Petroleum Corp
  • 1 Nov 2018- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) held its third annual Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland this week, reporting growth in uptake of its Water Stewardship Certification and an expanding membership base. AWS is
  • 3 Nov 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) and the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly known as the BRICS Bank, have announced a new joint effort to help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A
  • 3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project bought a hyacinth harvester at Sh80 million to clear the weed from the lake in 2015. Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Regional Integration and Northern Corridor Development on
  • 3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report GLASGOW Future Scot Construction of Europe’s first ‘smart canal’, which will use the 250-year-old Forth & Clyde Canal and modern technology to mitigate flood risk as well as enable regeneration, is underway in Glasgow. The pioneering ‘digital surface
  • 1 Nov 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report LONDON Chemical Engineering Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been widely used for high-performance fire-fighting and in the manufacture of durable goods for their chemical inertness, non-stick properties and fire resistance. They have also
  • 30 Oct 2018- 12:54 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY Al Jazeera In recent months Dr Abu Samia has seen sharp rises in gastroenteritis, kidney disease, paediatric cancer, marasmus- a disease of severe malnutrition appearing in infants – and "blue baby syndrome", an ailment causing bluish
  • 29 Oct 2018- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASIGHAT, India Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream
  • 29 Oct 2018- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam A project of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and WWF, with support from HSBC, will support improvement of water and energy sustainability within the country's textile sector to reduce environmental impacts. The
  • 29 Oct 2018- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cape Town, South Africa South Africa’s Defence Department will be called upon to address the water crisis in the Vaal River system. In an October 23 Budget Policy Statement Finance Minister Tito Mboweni told the country’s parliament “Our immediate focus
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report AUSTIN TX Community Impact Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared a local state of disaster Thursday as the Texas city continues to grapple with flood damage and a contaminated water system. Destructive flooding upstream in the Hill Country has carried
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Times of India Delhi government is yet again looking at water sprinkling to bring down pollution levels in the capital post-Diwali. Environment minister Imran Hussain, who on Tuesday asked all city agencies to be on war-mode to combat air
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Foreign Policy Magazine Biological warfare is generally understood as the deliberate wartime introduction of a lethal pathogen with the intent to kill or maim. Syria under President Bashar al-Assad is pursuing a sinister variation—one with long and

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