Pollution

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  • 24 Oct 2018- 07:15 by Local Press Report PRETORIA Moneyweb Environmental groups attempting to block a controversial coal mining project on a protected area in Mpumalanga headed to the Pretoria High Court last week. On day one of the hearing, the state got slapped down for its eleventh hour attempt
  • 24 Oct 2018- 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Strasbourg, France Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) backed changes to the EU Drinking Water Directive this week to improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better information for consumers. The Parliament backed
  • 24 Oct 2018- 06:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK US retail giant Target, and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, have officially joined a multi-stakeholder initiative to help food and beverage companies advance
  • 1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water Hub, which acts as Secretariat to the Panel.
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report NIAMEY African News Network Niger is to pay out at least $3.5 million in compensation to hundreds of children of the central town of Tibiri who suffered deformities after drinking water with high fluoride content. Local health authorities calculated back in
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:16 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Ars Technica Two of the world's biggest lithium producers, Albemarle Corporation and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (otherwise known as SQM), are tangled in two disputes: the first over water rights in Chile's Atacama desert and the
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Urgent efforts by corporates, investors, governments and NGOs to deliver sustainable, bankable freshwater projects are required to deliver improved water security, create financial value and enhance the health of the world’s river
  • 21 Oct 2018- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the government of Egypt signed, October 17, the first of a series of loan agreements related to the infrastructure rehabilitation and depollution project of the "Kitchener Drain". Other
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report TOKYO RT World News Running out of space to store water contaminated by fuel that escaped during the Fukushima meltdown, the Japanese government is preparing to release it into the Pacific Ocean – despite the presence of radioactive elements. The government
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times The presidential election in Brazil will not only shape the destiny of Latin America’s largest country. It is also a referendum on the fate of the Amazon: the world’s largest tropical forest, sometimes known as the lungs of the
  • 19 Oct 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain As the board of the United Nations' Green Climate Fund (GCF) meets in Manama this week, uncertainty swirls around the entity's funding and spending, and a contentious oil wastewater cleaning application from the Kingdom of
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:16 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Science Magazine One of India’s leading environmentalists paid the ultimate price last week in his efforts to protect and restore the Ganges River. Guru Das Agrawal, 86, a former professor of environmental engineering at the Indian Institute of
  • 17 Oct 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have used a new machine-learning approach to investigate pre-conditions and factors that are likely to lead to water management issues in shared water bodies. In a recent report
  • 16 Oct 2018- 15:43 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON, DC, United States US President Donald Trump signed the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act last week, creating a new foreign aid agency to replace the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) which was
  • 16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report Khan Al-Ahmar Middle East Monitor Khan Al-Ahmar was today once again flooded with waste water by illegal Israeli settlers, as Israeli army bulldozers stormed the village. Sources from the village said “the wastewater from the [illegal Kfar Adumim] settlement

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