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  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cambridge, United Kingdom Conservation groups from over 50 countries have asked the United Nations Secretary General to call on Member States to commit to an initial $500 Billion USD fund to protect the natural world. The launch of the new campaign, Our
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Basra, Iraq New satellite mapping of the canal system of Basra, Iraq, reveals an environmental disaster in the waterways. A  study deploying United Nation's Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) technology, conducted by REACH,
  • 18 Oct 2020- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Representatives of the Japanese fishing industry have expressed unequivocal opposition to the planned release of water contaminated by the nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power station in 2011 into the ocean, describing
  • 18 Oct 2020- 08:13 by Local Press Report DENVER CO The Colorado Sun A new a coalition of conservation groups in Colorado has detailed a roadmap for how the state can reach the bold goal and protect more than 14 million acres of land in the next decade. The “Colorado Pathways to 30-by-30” proposal
  • 18 Oct 2020- 08:09 by Local Press Report LONDON Press Trust of India A team of researchers based in the UK, India and Switzerland have created a country-specific, country-wide model for finding arsenic in well waters in India, highlighting areas in the country that pose a risk to drinking water.
  • 14 Oct 2020- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The world's second largest lithium producer, SQM in Chile, has announced new sustainable development plans including commitmet to the environment and sustainability of operations throughout its supply chain. Lithium production is
  • 14 Oct 2020- 09:11 by Local Press Report MEMPHIS TN US Environmental Protection Agency Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $156 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Memphis, Tennessee, for upgrades to the T.E. Maxson
  • 14 Oct 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report ST HELIER Jersey Evening Post Technology developed for weather forecasting and the military could improve the Island’s water quality by reducing the amount of chemicals applied to fields, a farmer has said. Since 2010 nitrate levels in groundwater, streams,
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY CNN Residents of Flint, Michigan, have filed a civil lawsuit against three investment banks for claims arising from the poisoning of "minors, residents and water users of the City of Flint during the period when Flint utilized the Flint
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report XIANTAO Global Times More than 20 villagers from Xiantao, Central China's Hubei Province, suffered from vomiting and diarrhea after being poisoned after drinking tap water. All of them have recovered except for two, who have been hospitalized for
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report BRADFORD Yorkshire Post Two highly trained sniffer dogs are joining the team at Yorkshire Water to sniff out leaks in rural areas. The two dogs are from specialist company CAPE SPC which has the UK’s only canine-assisted water leak detection team. They are
  • 7 Oct 2020- 09:41 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Malay Mail National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has suggested it is considering increasing penalty for unethical companies found polluting the country’s water supply up to RM6 million. In an interview with state broadcaster RTM, its director
  • 7 Oct 2020- 09:46 by Local Press Report NEWTOWN The Guardian As rivers in Wales deteriorate and fill with pollution, a coalition of groups has called for a moratorium on planning approval for new intensive poultry units in Powys. In Wales, phosphate, nitrogen and ammonia pollution are causing
  • 7 Oct 2020- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies. Funds will be used to expand the water and sanitation distribution network
  • 7 Oct 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of China have agreed to collaborate in a $234.6 Million USD project to clean up water resources and the environment of the Sayu River Basin in Yunnan Province. The project includes

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