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  • 18 Aug 2019- 06:17 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI Libya Herald Libya’s Tripoli-based Water Authority announced today that electricity has been reconnected to the Man-Made River Project wells in the Hasawna region located about 450 km south of Tripoli. With this, it said that water has started to be
  • 14 Aug 2019- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PUNE, India Mismanagement by dam operators exacerbated recent devastating floods in India's Krishna River Basin, experts allege. The South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) examined reservoir levels in western Maharashtra and assert
  • 14 Aug 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, Scotland Professor Asit K. Biswas, one of the world’s leading authorities on water, is in conversation with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio interview. Professor Biswas and Duncan met in
  • 13 Aug 2019- 12:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Large (more than 30 kilograms) freshwater residing animals declined by 88 percent over a 42 year period, a new study shows. The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) launched results of a study August 8 that
  • 12 Aug 2019- 01:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new special report on climate change and land use August 8, part of a series of such examinations authorized by the United Nations designed to assist governments in
  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks. WRI’s water risk calculator (Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas) has been updated with
  • 12 Aug 2019- 00:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved development of the ambitious “Sindh Barrage” on the Indus River. Located about 28 miles upstream from the mouth of the river at the Arabian Sea and about 80 miles east of Karachi, the
  • 7 Aug 2019- 13:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission is mobilizing a further $56 Million USD in emergency humanitarian funding to help people in the Horn of Africa, where prolonged drought is having devastating consequences on food availability and livelihoods.
  • 7 Aug 2019- 14:08 by Local Press Report HARARE Zim Live Imports are the only short-term solution to ending Zimbabwe’s power crisis as receding water levels at the main hydro-power plant continue to curtail generation, an official said on Monday. Zimbabwe has faced an acute power deficit since May,
  • 7 Aug 2019- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New testing of bottled water in the United States has revealed taints of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (generally, PFAS). The “forever chemicals” have been widely used for decades and have been found in almost
  • 4 Aug 2019- 09:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Copernicus Climate Change Program data indicates that July 2019 equalled, if not surpassed, the hottest month on record. June was also the hottest June on record. This is particularly
  • 4 Aug 2019- 11:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA The Guardian Attempts to solve the climate crisis by cutting carbon emissions from only cars, factories and power plants are doomed to failure, scientists will warn this week. A leaked draft of a report on climate change and land use, which is now
  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Meeting Turkish envoy Veysel Eroglu July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq President Barham Salih confirmed that the two countries’ water issues are shared priorities, and that a long-term solution that guaranteed the rights of both parties was required.
  • 3 Aug 2019- 12:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The government of India's lower parliamentary house has passed a bill to amend the country's Inter-State River Water Disputes Act. The purpose of the amendment to 1956 legislation is to address shortcomings that have led to
  • 2 Aug 2019- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Severe drought in Somalia and continued violence in South Sudan are threatening more than 8.5 million people with severe food insecurity according to humanitarian agencies. As reported by  OOSKAnews  in May this year, failure

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