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  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:30 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST WWF At Püspökszilágy, a small settlement nestled in the Cserhát Hills of in northern Hungary with just under 900 inhabitants, sudden, intense precipitation events cause flash-flooding every two to five years. Under the LIFE-MICACC Project, we have
  • 26 Jan 2020- 10:29 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Deutsche Welle Global demand for lithium is expected to triple in six years. But mining companies are increasingly coming into conflict with indigenous communities who are worried about the future of their ecosystems. Access Corporate Risk
  • 26 Jan 2020- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research launched on January 21 from World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that securing clean and available water for all by 2030 is achievable and might cost as little as $0.29 USD per person per day from 2015
  • 25 Jan 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, California Dr Peter Gleick of The Pacific Institute speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) video interview for “The Water Diplomat”. Since the 1980s the Pacific Institute has maintained a historical and current database
  • 22 Jan 2020- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The year 2019 was the second warmest on record and the average temperatures for the past 5 years and the past 10 years have been the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Each decade since 1980
  • 22 Jan 2020- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad The government of Chad and European Union partners have signed an agreement for a water improvement project with an estimated value of $60 Million USD for the capital city of N’Djamena. The project will extend water distribution
  • 22 Jan 2020- 06:23 by Local Press Report HOBART SBS News Water restrictions in Tasmania have been extended to include most of the state for the first time, after three years of dry conditions and low rainfall. TasWater says the restrictions will take effect from Monday in all serviced communities
  • 21 Jan 2020- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has announced a $25 Million USD aid package for southern Africa to support Zimbabwe, Zambia, Madagascar, Lesotho and Eswatini in the wake of the harshest drought in decades. “Many poor households in drought
  • 21 Jan 2020- 07:32 by Local Press Report SOUTH BEND IN PNAS Climate chaos is a threat multiplier: as drought becomes more common, so will war. But a new study shows that may not be quite right. The findings show that drought is strongly correlated with conflict due to limited resources. In an odd
  • 21 Jan 2020- 07:31 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND RNZ News Ioane Teitiota had claimed his right to life was infringed by New Zealand authorities deporting him. Mr Teitiota had sought refugee status in New Zealand, claiming climate change, sea level rise, the scarcity of land and water shortages
  • 21 Jan 2020- 07:36 by Local Press Report BEIJING Reuters China will impose more curbs on agriculture and widen restrictions on industrial development in the next five years in a bid to protect scarce, already contaminated water supplies from further pollution, a government official said on Friday.
  • 21 Jan 2020- 07:34 by Local Press Report HANOVER NH The Conversation Climate projections suggest that, by the end of the century, the amount of rain in the Upper Nile basin could increase by up to 20%. But a new paper shows that, despite more rainfall, devastating hot and dry spells are projected
  • 18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of Health, and proper for the consumption",
  • 18 Jan 2020- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A no-confidence motion has been filed by the opposition Socialist party against the government of Bulgaria, following protests over water shortages. The parliament of Bulgaria last week approved the appointment of Emil Dimitrov as the
  • 14 Jan 2020- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sana'A, Yemen War-ravaged Yemen is experiencing what many are calling the start of a new epidemic problem with the spread of Dengue in the country. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in Yemen due to poor-quality

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