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  • 26 Oct 2020- 07:31 by Local Press Report KENORA Global News A First Nation community in northwestern Ontario that has been under a boil water advisory for more than 25 years says it is evacuating some of its members after a new issue with its water supply was discovered. In a tweet just before 5 p
  • 21 Oct 2020- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A call for abstracts has been issued for a planned multi-volume book series that will focus on key themes in transboundary freshwater management. Publisher "World Scientific" is seeking original works to be included in
  • 21 Oct 2020- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Contamination of raw water sources has caused another disruption of water supply to more than a million water users in and around Kuala Lumpur. This is the third time service has been cut this year, the second time in less than
  • 21 Oct 2020- 05:57 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Palestine News Network Israeli settlers on Monday drowned Palestinian citizens’ lands in the village of Deir Al-Hatab, east of Nablus, with wastewater. The official in charge of the settlement file in the northern West Bank, Ghassan Daghlas, said
  • 21 Oct 2020- 06:08 by Local Press Report WALVIS BAY New Era Live Founding President Sam Nujoma says the Atlantic Ocean is Namibia’s gateway to accelerate food security and become a major player in green technological advancement, simultaneously addressing the country’s water shortages. Nujoma said
  • 21 Oct 2020- 06:01 by Local Press Report ELISTA The Moscow Times Thousands of dead fish washed up on the shores of a reservoir in southern Russia’s republic of Kalmykia this weekend, prompting fears of an environmental disaster. Witnesses filmed the fish carcasses lining the Arshan-Zelmen reservoir
  • 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- 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States The US hydropower industry and environmental and river conservation communities are to collaborate on a “shared task” that will “chart hydropower’s role in a clean energy future in a way that also supports healthy rivers”.
  • 18 Oct 2020- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape in the 21st century, says a new report by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), published to mark 13 October's International Day for Disaster Risk
  • 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,
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director of UNICEFHenrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s business” and that it must become a priority
  • 18 Oct 2020- 08:08 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Zwnews Zimbabwe and Zambia have launched the Zambezi River Authority ZRA’s five year strategic plan for the period 2020-2024 anchored on the need to strengthen the jointly owned organization’s role in water resources management and energy security.
  • 18 Oct 2020- 08:06 by Local Press Report LJUBLJANA Republic of Slovenia Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy has issued a grant decision for the project “Wastewater discharge and treatment in the Kolpa river basin – Municipality Črnomelj”. The project aims to improve
  • 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.

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