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  • 2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAUSANNE, Switzerland Beijing’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics could have a negative impact on the country’s water resources, according to an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report released on June 1st. “Reliance on artificial snowmaking [for
  • 4 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, NE Water is "the key to fighting worldwide poverty," Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, told the fourth annual global Water for Food Conference last week. For water, crops or improved agriculture
  • 3 Apr 2012- 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, STOCKHOLM Who owns the water in the Nile Basin? The Niger? The Amazon? Increasingly, the answer to that question about these and other river basins might be “nobody knows.”   Vast swathes of land, especially in Africa and Latin America, are being
  • 17 Jan 2012- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The Egyptian government has reactivated both diplomatic and economic relations with upstream Nile countries in an effort to defuse tension and mistrust that are holding up a mutual agreement on sharing of the Nile’s waters. During a
  • 30 Aug 2011- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent China, SHANGHAI Although freshwater naturally abounds in Shanghai, the city is under high water stress because of the growing demand of 23 million residents, according to international environmental NGO WWF. Besides rising demand, pollution and
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  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, STOCKHOLM- China — emerging as the world's largest developing economy and soon-to-be host of the 2008 Olympic Games — captured much of the attention at World Water Week 2007. Experts participating in the closing session of the World Water
  • 3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, STOCKHOLM- China will spend more than $125 billion USD over the next three years to upgrade sanitation systems in 278 cities, while India is allocating $11 billion USD or similar projects in 63 cities. But that's far from enough, the Asian