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  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report BEIJING The Nation The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has expressed willingness to invest $1 billion for the development of various projects in Pakistan. The spokesperson for the bank said that AIIB, the multilateral development bank, desired to
  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Phys.org Continued logging in Melbourne's water catchments could reduce the city's water supply by the equivalent of 600,000 people's annual water use every year by 2050, according to new analysis. Around 60% of Melbourne's
  • 16 Nov 2018- 15:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Researchers from Australia's Climate Council describes linkages betwen climate change and severe droughts and floods gripping much of Australia. The Council's new report "Deluge and Drought: Australia's Water
  • 16 Nov 2018- 13:31 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Daily Caller Water terrorism is a growing threat that won’t be defeated on the battlefield. Access to safe and secure water across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America is important in its own right, of course, but water security
  • 14 Nov 2018- 15:00 by Local Press Report Paris Arab News Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at “extreme risk” of the threats posed by climate change, according to a new analysis. Study focuses on Bangui in the Central African Republic, Liberia
  • 14 Nov 2018- 09:55 by Local Press Report MOUNTAIN VIEW CA A Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Y Combinator, unveiled the radical desert flooding plan as one of four “moonshot” scenarios that it hopes innovators will explore as potential remedies to catastrophic global warming. But would it work?
  • 9 Nov 2018- 14:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZHUHAI, China Chinese scientists have showcased progress of a new project that will deploy satellite technology with a view to moving water vapor in the sky, via an "air corridor" from the damp western portion of the country to the dry north
  • 8 Nov 2018- 09:40 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Zim Live South Africa is in talks with Zimbabwe for the supply of water to the parched Makhado region. The long-delayed multi-billion rand Makhado-Musina Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Limpopo is being hampered by a lack of reliable water supply.
  • 14 Nov 2018- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews caught up with Charles Iceland this week to talk about global water risk, threats, conflict, migration and food security. In conversation with OOSKAnews' David Duncan, Iceland expands upon the “Issue Brief” he
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa The government of South Africa has announced the launch of a “first comprehensive national-scale assessment of the status of biological invasions and their management” in response to "the real economic threat" posed by
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report LAS VEGAS NV Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas is built on a desert. And the main source of water in our oasis, the Colorado River, is producing less water every year. Surely this alone is the writing on the wall that will provide an impetus to plan for and
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu For thousands of communities across India, the process of getting drinking water is now the same as the process of getting cash: they head to an ATM. With 82 crore people who still do not have access to piped water and 70% of water in the
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:14 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Stuff A bottling company's bid to take millions of litres of water from a key aquifer could threaten Christchurch's drinking supplies, warns a senior city council manager. China-owned firm Cloud Ocean Water has this week applied to
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:13 by Local Press Report GRAND RAPIDS MI WILX Nestle has been bottling spring water outside of Grand Rapids for almost 20 years. Today, the company pumps nearly 360,000 gallons a day from this one well in the town of Evart, and now the state of Michigan approved a new permit that
  • 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

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