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  • 9 Nov 2018- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS IN, United States Arsenic in well water accounts for one in 20 deaths in Bangladesh. The country's 10 million or more shallow, hand-pumped wells yield water that often exceeds the World Health Organization's (WHO) arsenic
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Last month’s announcement that the government of Japan will release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean has left Fukushima fisherman wondering how they will ensure the safety of their livelihoods and the safety of the fish they now
  • 6 Nov 2018- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland WWF, the world’s largest conservation group has announced an upgraded version 5.0 of the “Water Risk Filter”, a leading online tool developed with the German Development Finance Institution (DEG), which empowers users to explore,
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report AUSTIN TX Community Impact Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared a local state of disaster Thursday as the Texas city continues to grapple with flood damage and a contaminated water system. Destructive flooding upstream in the Hill Country has carried
  • 28 Oct 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland A Nestle facility producing Da Shan bottled water in China's Yunnan Province has achieved Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) gold-level Standard certification, the 12th of 30 such certifications the company has targeted to be
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Times of India Delhi government is yet again looking at water sprinkling to bring down pollution levels in the capital post-Diwali. Environment minister Imran Hussain, who on Tuesday asked all city agencies to be on war-mode to combat air
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Foreign Policy Magazine Biological warfare is generally understood as the deliberate wartime introduction of a lethal pathogen with the intent to kill or maim. Syria under President Bashar al-Assad is pursuing a sinister variation—one with long and
  • 24 Oct 2018- 07:15 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National A major data collection scheme spearheaded by environmental campaigners can help the UAE avoid a water crisis. Water levels have been assessed at tens of thousands of wells as part of wide-ranging efforts to protect the vital natural
  • 24 Oct 2018- 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Strasbourg, France Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) backed changes to the EU Drinking Water Directive this week to improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better information for consumers. The Parliament backed
  • 1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water Hub, which acts as Secretariat to the Panel.
  • 23 Oct 2018- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Water levels were reported to be dropping October 20 after an overflow at a barrier lake in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region caused alarm in northeastern India provinces. The barrier lake was formed near a village in Menling
  • 23 Oct 2018- 06:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAIPUR, India "Till now, 120 people have been tested positive for Zika virus in the state, 105 of them have been treated," Rajasthan's Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf told media October 22. The virus breeds in stagnant water and is
  • 21 Oct 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan The United Nations’ Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) and Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) announced October 16 that $34.6 Million USD has been allocated in new emergency aid to support more than 2 million people in the
  • 21 Oct 2018- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the government of Egypt signed, October 17, the first of a series of loan agreements related to the infrastructure rehabilitation and depollution project of the "Kitchener Drain". Other
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report TOKYO RT World News Running out of space to store water contaminated by fuel that escaped during the Fukushima meltdown, the Japanese government is preparing to release it into the Pacific Ocean – despite the presence of radioactive elements. The government

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