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  • 5 Feb 2019- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission announced January 24 that it will refer Spain to the European Court of Justice for failure to take sufficient measures to protect groundwaters that run into the Doñana Wetlands in Andalusia. Spain has long been
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report ABUJA Vanguard An international summit on the human rights to water has called on the Nigerian government and other governments in Africa to reject the purported water privatisation projects designed by the World Bank and its corporate partners. The summit
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghanaweb The Chinese Government has handed over 1,029 boreholes it constructed across 10 regions of Ghana to the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources to enhance access to potable water by rural communities towards achieving the Sustainable
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar A Myanmar government project commission is considering alternatives to the controversial Chinese-backed Myitsone Dam on the Irrwaddy River in the northern state of Kachin, which is politically unstable. The project has been stalled
  • 3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, threatening infrastructure, health, and water
  • 3 Feb 2019- 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Three US NGOs filed a lawsuit January 30 against the Trump Administration's US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), claiming that the agency has failed to meet its mandatory obligations under the Safe Drinking Water
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Australian Broadcasting Company Authorities said a blaze burning on the banks of Melbourne's largest dam for the past week could threaten the city's water supply, as the state braced for another round of hot weather this weekend. Climate
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MUNICH Space Daily A team at the German Geodetic Research Institute at TUM applied specially developed algorithms to raw measurement data collected from satellite missions. The new model makes it possible to extrapolate water level data for certain points to
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MASVINGO The Zimbabwe Daily Masvingo City Council is struggling to raise R400 000 to pay a South African consultancy firm for a financial feasibility report that would help it secure loans to upgrade its water supplies to nearly 60 megalitres daily and end
  • 1 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report JUBA Voice of America The United Nations children's agency is appealing for $180 million to meet the humanitarian needs of more than 800,000 women and children in South Sudan. A top UNICEF official in South Sudan said the signing of a revitalized peace
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Info HOBART, Australia Sudden losses to food production ("Shocks") and their consequences across land and sea pose cumulative threats to global sustainability. New research launched January 29 by the University of Tasmania draws on over 53 years of global
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, has been awarded a contract to develop a desalination plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Over $600m will be invested in the project, creating 700 jobs,
  • 30 Jan 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia, Brazil Brazil Iron Ore giant Vale SA has announced that it will dismantle 10 dams similar to the tailings dam in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho, which collapsed January 25 releasing a flood of mining waste that killed at least 84 people,
  • 30 Jan 2019- 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAXENBURG, Austria New research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), seeking confirmation of casual links between climate conditions and migration indicates that in specific circumstances, climate conditions can lead to
  • 30 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HELSINKI, Finland The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) traded its first Nordic-Baltic Blue Bond January 24. The 5-year $220 Million USD bond will support investments in water resource management and protection. Issued in response to new types of pollution

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