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  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK Water company efforts to protect the environment in England, UK, have been described as “simply unacceptable” in an Environment Agency (EA) report, with only one of the major water and sewage companies in England performing at the level
  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Info NOVOBIRISK, Russia Toxic water covering an ash dump from a coal power generating plant in Novosibirsk, Russia, has turned an eye-catching turquoise blue that has led to media attention in recent weeks. Photographs of women in bikinis lying on the ash dump’s dirt
  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUCSON AZ, United States New research from the University of Arizona has determined that streamflow in US rivers has declined by as much as 50 percent since large-scale pumping began in the 1950s. The study, released in June, is the first to look at the
  • 24 Jun 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Chennai, the capital city of the south-eastern India state of Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal, has run out of water. Its population of over 4.5 million now relies on water tankers as the city administration is able to supply only 60
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A new  report from US think-tank  the Oakland Institute, “How They Tricked Us: Living With The Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia" calls for urgent action to correct the negative impacts on the
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIJMEGEN, Netherlands A letter on behalf of 30 international and African NGOs and activists has been sent to Standard Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation urging the lenders to reconsider their initial support for an oil development project in
  • 9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening its environmental policy since 2008 and
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERKELEY CA, United States Computer and environmental researchers in the United States are developing a computational tool that will allow groundwater and surface water managers to plan management of water resources more sustainably at watershed level. A
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRVINE CA, United States Curtailment of essential water resources, as a consequence of a climate change-driven incident, would cause significant financial and societal hardship for up to at least 20 percent of the world’s population who live in stressed
  • 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
  • 13 May 2019- 06:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France On the eve of the World Hydropower Congress in Paris, WWF and The Nature Conservancy have launched an assessment of how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy challenge without further sacrificing free
  • 5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the University of Delaware, US and Sun-Yat Sen
  • 5 May 2019- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NADI, Fiji Asian Development Bank launched an Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies for the Asia and Pacific region at its Annual Meeting on May 2 in Fiji. The purpose of the $5 Billion USD funding in the initiative is to expand
  • 5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report RIYADH Gulf News Saudi Arabia has warned against potential perils of an Iranian nuclear plant on the Gulf region. Iran’s Bushehr nuclear reactor is located around 200km from the Arabian Gulf along an active earthquake zone, the official Saudi news agency SPA
  • 27 Apr 2019- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VUAN TAU CITY, Viet Nam The Mekong River Commission (MRC) this week announced new measures to address regional flood and drought conditions and set new internal operation and control policies. Of significance is the integration of drought monitoring and

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