Scarcity

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  • 17 Jul 2019- 05:40 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya A new policy brief from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) examines population growth in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and southeast Asia and posits some “myths” that will have to be de-bunked in order to cope with urban WASH access. It is
  • 16 Jul 2019- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has declared its 8-year moratorium on new golf courses a success. The NDRC adopted a “zero tolerance” approach in banning new golf courses in 2011 and has continued active supervision
  • 17 Jul 2019- 10:06 by Local Press Report DURBAN News24 Residents used trees and stones to block several roads in the Engonyameni area near Umlazi, south of Durban, on Monday. The protest was in response to a lack of water. Teaching and learning was disrupted at about 10 schools. Scarcity Social
  • 16 Jul 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SACRAMENTO, CA California's Department of Conservation ordered oil giant Chevron July 13 to immediately "take all measures" to the stop the flow and "prevent any new surface expressions" near a well site that has spilled about
  • 13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued by the United Nations
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:48 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Bloomberg India’s steelmakers, more accustomed to securing raw materials such as iron ore and coal, are keeping another key resource in their sights: water. Two of India’s biggest steelmakers-- JSW Steel Ltd. and Tata Steel Ltd.-- and metal
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:58 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO Bulawayo24 The Bulawayo City Council has announced that it will be indefinitely shutting down the water supply to the City until they are able to. The Council added that the shortage of electricity will make it difficult for them to operate on a
  • 12 Jul 2019- 10:51 by Local Press Report BEIJING China.org About 1.63 million residents have been affected by heavy downpours and floods in South China, with about 77,000 resettled after the latest rainfalls, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management. The office of State Flood Control and
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries to tackle climate change, end all forms of
  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Info SASKATOON SK, Canada As a part of research about water security in the Prairie provinces of Canada, scientists from the University of Saskatchewan investigated how people cope with water problems or learn to share scarce resources, like water, gas, oil and
  • 10 Jul 2019- 09:54 by Local Press Report BATH PC Gamer Sponges in Minecraft are pretty darn absorbent—a single sponge block can suck up a total of 65 blocks of water before it becomes completely filled and needs to be dried out in a furnace. A modder named Quanted on Reddit wasn't happy with
  • 10 Jul 2019- 09:53 by Local Press Report BERLIN World Cargo News Germany’s federal transport secretary, Andreas Scheuer, has published an action plan aimed at dealing with extreme low water levels on the river Rhine. Dubbed ‘Niedrigwasser Rhein’ (Low water Rhine), the plan- officially unveiled on
  • 9 Jul 2019- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese researchers have tracked water use over a 50 year period, mapping water scarcity; the ratio of water use to availability (WTA) and per capita water availability. Results indicate a rapid increase in water use, with the most water
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SONGBO, Korea The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has issued a $35 Million USD grant for water management and agriculture projects in the Indus River Basin in Pakistan. Home to nearly 90 million people, the Basin produces approximately 90 percent of the country
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report CIBINONG The Jakarta Post The Bogor regency administration (West Java) has taken measures for the possibility of crop failures during this year's dry season. According to Bogor Regent Ade Yasin, most droughts happened in the east of Bogor regency, such

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