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  • 28 Jul 2019- 08:13 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Guardian The European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with climate targets. The EU’s lending arm has drafted plans which propose
  • 28 Jul 2019- 08:13 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Space Agency (ESA) The identification and location of groundwater‐dependent ecosystems are the first move in protecting and managing them. Such identifications are challenging where the surface signs of groundwater are not obvious.
  • 24 Jul 2019- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A new WWF assessment paper describes mismanagement of water resources across Europe as exacerbating anticipated droughts, calling for European Union (EU) Member State governments to take emergency measures to tackle droughts, mostly
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more than $475 Million USD. The region is extremely
  • 18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organizations. Living Rivers Europe, five
  • 8 May 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANTWERP, Belgium The health of Lake Victoria's ecosystem in East Africa is under an increasing threat attributed to the decline in hippopotamus populations. A 20 percent decline in population due to poaching, habitat loss, and human conflict has
  • 5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Palestinian News & Info Agency Britain announced today a contribution of 9 million GBP for the Gaza water desalination plant, said Mazen Ghneim, head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA). This came during the opening of an international
  • 5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report ROCHEFORT The Guardian As keepers of one of only 14 abbeys in the world producing Trappist beer, the monks of Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy, in Rochefort, are dogged defenders of the purity of the spring water from which it is made. A long-running attempt by one
  • 26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Phys.org Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires on Thursday, and farmers fretted over wilting crops and a repeat of 2018's arid conditions. In Germany, Europe's biggest economy,
  • 26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times Since it still has not rained enough to make up for last year's water shortage, the Flemish Environment Agency (VMM) is investigating how it can solve potential problems by switching off water to certain places when needed.
  • 2 Apr 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EU Reporter From 1 to 3 April 2019, an EU delegation headed by Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella is visiting China to continue and deepen EU-China environmental bilateral relations. He will co-chair the 7th
  • 28 Mar 2019- 14:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament has agreed first steps to approve a plan to improve consumers’ trust in tap water. The proposal, a recast of the now-dated 1998 Drinking Water Directive, backs the principle of water access for all in the
  • 27 Mar 2019- 06:21 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The Brussels Times The statue of Manneken Pis, the little boy who symbolises the spirit of the people of Brussels, is doing his bit for the environment. Until now, the boy has – as most of us do – been turning drinking water into his own personal
  • 12 Mar 2019- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved March 6 a $13.5 Million USD loan to Romania's Alba County Regional Water Company. When complete, Alba County, In Transylvania, will be in compliance with European Union (EU) water and
  • 8 Mar 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted new rules updating quality standards of drinking water. A reviosion to the EU Drinking Water Directive responds to the first-ever successful European citizens' initiative

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