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  • 2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day seminar "Shared Management of Resources:
  • 2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerand Hydrogeologist Gabriel de los Cobos, Service of Geology, Soil and Waste of the State of Geneva spoke to OOSKAnews on the occasion of the forty year anniversary of transboundary governance of the Geneva Aquifer, "Nappe du Genevois
  • 31 Dec 2018- 07:05 by Local Press Report COPENHAGEN Fotune Melting Arctic ice from glaciers and surface ice is producing the equivalent of 14,000 tons per second of water into the Earth’s oceans. Examining land-ice patterns in the Arctic between 1971 and 2017, the study concluded that in the past
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day seminar "Shared Management of Resources
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New research published by advocacy group Human Rights Watch claims that the Trump administration and the United States Congress have endangered public health in mining communities. The report asserts that Congress has failed
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Info POTSDAM, Germany Scientists have reported that between 2003 and 2017 three areas in the Tehran region of Iran sank sometimes more than 25 centimeters per year, and several meters in total. Two researchers from GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam used data from four
  • 6 Dec 2018- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland The Board of Governors of the World Water Council (WWC) has unanimously elected Loïc Fauchon as its new president, succeding Brazilian Benedito Braga. Fauchon was previously WWC president from 2005 to 2012, and has now been re-elected in
  • 6 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland Sudan, Niger and Pakistan are the top 3 countries with the most threatened water supply, based on new analysis by Water Aid of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative measures of access to water, climate patterns and water usage rates.
  • 4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region. The initiative marks a “new chapter for
  • 30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report SPRINGFIELD IL Power Magazine Analysis based on testing mostly conducted by energy companies shows that water near all but two coal plants in Illinois is contaminated with toxic waste. A compilation of industry-supplied data from 24 Illinois coal plants
  • 27 Nov 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The United Kingdom has released its most comprehensive projections yet of how climate could change over the next century. The UK Met Office’s Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) which were launched November 26 by Environment
  • 27 Nov 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meteorological Organization is projecting a 75-80 percent chance of an El Nino developing in the next three months, although it is not expected to be a strong event. A November 27 update from the organization says that sea
  • 26 Nov 2018- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors has completed its assessment of Member State compliance with the EU Flood Directive of 2007, concluding that there has been progress in assessing the risks of floods but that planning and
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report MUMBAI The Week Issues of unequal distribution, lack of planning, political interference and growing demand for water were giving rise to disputes among the different regions of Maharashtra, according to experts on the subject. Maharashtra received

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