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  • 6 Feb 2019- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLAND, Switzerland Speaking in advance of the annual World Wetlands Day (February 2), Martha Rojas Urrego, Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, described wetlands as "the most effective clarbon sinks on our planet". Urrego
  • 6 Feb 2019- 08:27 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY AP News Authorities in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero are investigating the killing of eight people in what may have been a dispute over control of a natural spring in an opium-growing area, an official said Monday. Access Reputational Risk
  • 6 Feb 2019- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo The government of Congo has suspended the gold-mining activities of Chinese-owned Agil Congo on the basis of water contamination resulting in illness, and illegal deforestation. Arlette Soudan-Nonault, the country's
  • 5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels of greenhouse gas emissions would lead to
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said the recent rains and snowfall are the blessings of Almighty Allah which will help crops in the rain-fed areas and also raise the water table. The country’s northern areas continue to experience
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report SAN FRANCISCO CA SF Chronicle The federal government has moved closer to imposing water delivery cuts along the drought-depleted Colorado River after California and Arizona failed to meet a deadline for inking a broad agreement on how the seven states that
  • 3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, threatening infrastructure, health, and water
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MAPUTO Bloomberg Mozambican authorities will tighten water restrictions in the capital, Maputo, and the neighboring city of Matola because dams that supply the locations have fallen to one-fifth of their capacity, the Water Ministry said. The two cities, home
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Australian Broadcasting Company Authorities said a blaze burning on the banks of Melbourne's largest dam for the past week could threaten the city's water supply, as the state braced for another round of hot weather this weekend. Climate
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MASVINGO The Zimbabwe Daily Masvingo City Council is struggling to raise R400 000 to pay a South African consultancy firm for a financial feasibility report that would help it secure loans to upgrade its water supplies to nearly 60 megalitres daily and end
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Info HOBART, Australia Sudden losses to food production ("Shocks") and their consequences across land and sea pose cumulative threats to global sustainability. New research launched January 29 by the University of Tasmania draws on over 53 years of global
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, has been awarded a contract to develop a desalination plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Over $600m will be invested in the project, creating 700 jobs,
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report OAXACA Mexico News Daily Of 150 wastewater treatment plants constructed in Oaxaca by previous state governments, only 25 function properly, 30 function but with deficiencies and 95 have been completely abandoned, the State Water Commission (CEA) said.
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU National Public Radio (NPR) Farmers using the system of rice intensification (SRI) in Nepal have consistently doubled their yields, according to Rajendra Uprety, a senior agriculture extension officer in southern Nepal. Uprety says SRI-grown rice
  • 30 Jan 2019- 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAXENBURG, Austria New research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), seeking confirmation of casual links between climate conditions and migration indicates that in specific circumstances, climate conditions can lead to

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