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  • 20 Aug 2019- 04:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUNAFUTI, Tuvalu A statement of the Pacific Islands Forum on the climate crisis and global warming, issued August 16, fell short of being the compelling global call to action that many island nations desired. Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama
  • 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- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK NJ, United States Two days after receiving a highly critical letter from the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy and Newark’s mayor, Ras Baraka, issued a joint statement saying that bottled water would be
  • 13 Aug 2019- 06:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STIRLING, United Kingdom A new $7.3 Million USD district heating project in Stirling, Scotland, will provide low-cost, low-carbon heat from the city’s sewage. The project will save about 381 tons of carbon each year or about the equivalent of driving a
  • 13 Aug 2019- 06:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY NSW, Australia The state government of News South Wales, Australia, plans to double the output of the city of Sydney’s Kurnell desalination plant. Severe drought has caused a depletion of Sydney’s water supply from 90 percent to 50 percent
  • 13 Aug 2019- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India Heavy rains in southwest India have caused major disruption to water and power supply in the state of Kerala, with water supply systems disrupted, and reservoirs reaching capacity levels. Kerala Water Authority (KWA) reported
  • 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
  • 13 Aug 2019- 04:56 by Local Press Report NUR-SULTAN The Astana Times The newly established Kazakh Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources will focus primarily on developing the county’s Environmental Code, establishing mechanisms to fight poaching and deforestation and managing water
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A former senior analyst in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research at the United States State Department has defended his decision to resign  last month from his job examining impacts of climate change on national security. In
  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 30 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Bloomberg Ethiopians planted 353 million trees in 12 hours, part of a 4 billion tree-planting campaign to fight deforestation and climate change, Minister for Innovation and Technology Getahun Mekuria said. A world record was set, according to

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