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  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian After almost three decades of civil war, Sri Lanka has the daunting task of nurturing cohesion in its multi-faith and multi-ethnic community while also addressing the increasing impacts of climate change. Local researchers, however,
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report LONDON ITV News More than 100 golf courses are to be closed in China to try to conserve water and land. The sport has been something of a taboo under Chinese President Xi Jinping, with the ruling Communist Party warning its 88 million members not to play
  • 15 Dec 2016- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland In November, OOSKAnews attended and reported on the inaugural Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship. During the event, OOSKAnews caught up with some participants and attendees to collect views
  • 18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland As part of a series of water stewardship narticles, OOSKAnews talked with Anders Berntell about the recent Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). [FREE ARTICLE]
  • 10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland As part of a series of articles, OOSKAnews talked with Ed Pinero about the recent Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). [FREE ARTICLE} The AWS Standard is a
  • 10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report LONDON Reuters Nearly 3,000 people in war-torn South Sudan have contracted cholera since July, the World Health Organization reported on Tuesday, warning that the outbreak had now spread to a region where conflict is hampering efforts to tackle the deadly
  • 4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report LONDON Middle East Eye Experts fear that the continual push against IS may see it make a dramatic last stand, with catastrophic results for Iraq and Syria. Access Conflict Corporate Risk Development Aid Disasters Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Wednesday November 2nd was the final day of the inaugural Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Over 100 water stewardship practitioners and promoters from around 20 countries to advance
  • 2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Tuesday November 1st was day one of the 2-day gathering. Over 100 international delegates were greeted in an initial plenary session by Michael Spencer, Chair of the the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) which has convened this
  • 1 Nov 2016- 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland More than 100 delegates from around 20 countries have gathered for the first Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Participants include water stewardship practitioners and promoters from
  • 11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH Third Force News Emergency Scottish Government funding to help charities bring aid to people affected by chronic food shortages in Malawi has been doubled. Following a pledge of £230,000 earlier this year, Scottish ministers have now announced a
  • 30 Sep 2016- 10:13 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News Researchers at Imperial College London have claimed that up to 200 liters of water could be involved in the download of a single gigabyte (GB) of data. They calculate that it is probably either used in the vital process of keeping the data
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to
  • 21 Sep 2016- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland/WARRENTON, VA,United States An Abu Dhabi sewer system dispute, a borehole controversy in Sierra Leone and Harare lacking water treatment chemicals. These are three of the stories that appeared in the first issue of OOSKAnews’ first
  • 15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom Two studies published in the last week provide perspectives reviewing the effect of the current El Niño on the Amazonian rainforest, and a projection that the current cycle of the weather phenomenon is drawing to a close.

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