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  • 29 Jun 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent REYKJAVIK, Iceland It is estimated that direct climate change damage costs to human health will be $2–4 Billion USD a year by 2030. Small countries have to deal with particular climate change consequences such as rising sea levels, more frequent and
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:36 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Arutz Sheva Khayrya Rasas, an adviser to Palestinian Authority (PA) cabinet leader Rami Hamdallah, on Monday accused Israel of deliberately targeting and restricting Palestinian rights to water by controlling more than 85 percent of the region’s
  • 28 Jun 2018- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The ninth edition of the World Water Forum, the world’s biggest water conference, will be held in Senegal, the first time the event has been staged in sub-Saharan Africa. The triennial Forum, co-organized by the World Water Council (WWC)
  • 29 Jun 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission's science and knowledge service, The Joint Research Center, has published a new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification, offering a tool for decision makers to improve local responses to soil loss and
  • 27 Jun 2018- 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgiu UN Environment (UNEP) has called for swift action on the root causes and impacts of our changing climate, during a meeting on the ongoing and new threats posed by climate change on global peace and security in Brussels today. At a high
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Xinhuanet News The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) stressed on Monday Africa's commitment to strengthen the momentum in the implementation of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The ECA further stressed that the
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW The Sydney Morning Herald High levels of a radioactive material and other contaminants have been found in water from a West Australian fracking site but operators say it could be diluted and fed to beef cattle. The revelations illustrate the
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report KARACHI Geo TV Water levels at the Hub dam have dropped to a dangerously low level, creating an acute shortage of water in the metropolis. Citizens of Karachi’s central district today (Saturday) complained of a severe water crisis after the Sakhi Hassan
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Irish Times Dubliners are facing “unavoidable” water restrictions with a potential drought looming following the long spell of dry weather, Irish Water has warned. A yellow weather warning is in place for the rest of the week across the country
  • 20 Jun 2018- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HOUSTON, TX A new NASA instrument to be installed on the International Space Station will measure the temperature of plants from space, enabling researchers to determine plant water use and to study how drought conditions affect plant health. The
  • 20 Jun 2018- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA Policymakers and farmers are underestimating serious water pollution risk to human health and ecosystems from unsustainable agricultural practices, a new report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) warns. In
  • 19 Jun 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The lobbying group Minerals Council of South Africa has signed a draft water conservation and demand management agreement with the the country's Department of Water And Sanitation aimed at driving water saving and usage
  • 19 Jun 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran's Foreign Ministry has criticized Israel for launching a Persian website to "assist people and farmers of Iran to recycle water", following Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's release last week of  a video in
  • 19 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The government of Iraq has instructed farmers not to plant rice and other water-intensive crops such as white corn, yellow corn, sesame, sun flower, mung beans and cotton as the country's drought continues to impact river flows. &quot
  • 17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report COLOMBO The Island Sri Lanka will strengthen its environmental law to enable more affective action against growing industrial pollution, urban waste disposal and illegal buildings. The law provides the legal framework for the coordination of all sectors