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  • 7 Apr 2020- 09:43 by Local Press Report BELMOPAN Breaking Belize News Тhе Nаtіоnаl Меtеоrоlоgісаl Ѕеrvісе (NМЅ) оf Веlіzе іѕ саllіng fоr Веlіzеаnѕ аt аll lеvеlѕ tо соnѕеrvе wаtеr аѕ drоught соndіtіоnѕ іn thе соuntrу іntеnѕіfу duе tо bеlоw-аvеrаgе rаіnfаll. Тhе NМЅ mаdе а ѕtаtеmеnt thіѕ mоrnіng
  • 7 Apr 2020- 04:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LINCOLN NE, United States Global maps of dry/wet conditions developed by NASA researchers have been made avavilable, and are now accessible online through the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. “The global products
  • 6 Apr 2020- 10:18 by Local Press Report KUNMING Xinhuanet A severe drought has affected over 1 million people in southwest China's Yunnan Province, while 258,400 domestic animals were also short of water.the provincial water conservancy department said Friday. A total of 181,333 hectares of
  • 4 Apr 2020- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELFT, Netherlands The Water, Peace and Security Partnership (WPS), a coalition which develops tools and services that help identify water-related security and conflict risks, has described how “a perfect storm of poverty, growing natural resource
  • 4 Apr 2020- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia A new investigative report from Human Rights Law Center has cast new light on multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from Rio Tinto gold mining activities on the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. The research,
  • 31 Mar 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV International Middle East Media Center Israeli forces, on Thursday, demolished a farming shed and a water well in Deir Ballut town, west of Salfit city, according to a local official. Governor of Salfit, Abdallah Kmeil, said that Israeli forces
  • 30 Mar 2020- 09:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat MEXICO CITY, Mexico Following protests, The National Water Commission of Mexico (CONAGUA) appears to have backed down on a plan to divert water to the United States under terms of a 1944 bi-lateral treaty. The company tweeted 26 March that it had taken
  • 29 Mar 2020- 09:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) held a webinar 23 March to mark World Water Day 2020 focusing on “Water and Climate Change”. The full video can be found HERE. Panellists included: Bruce Currie-Alder,
  • 30 Mar 2020- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China As China’s fast economic growth and rise in food demand drive an increase in water use for agriculture and industry, a new study underscore the value and potential of technological adoptions to help design targets and incentives for water
  • 29 Mar 2020- 10:11 by Local Press Report URBANA IL Limitations in existing models and satellite data pose challenges for precise estimates of evapotranspiration – a combination of evaporation from soil and transpiration from plants. But researchers with the US Department of Energy’s Center for
  • 26 Mar 2020- 11:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat MEXICALI, Mexico A March 21-22 referendum in Mexicali, Mexico has determined that a partly-built $1.5 Billion USD brewery will not proceed as planned. Communities and farmers have engaged in resistance the controversial US brewers Constellation Brands
  • 25 Mar 2020- 10:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews hosted an aquaNOW Audience 20 March in Scotland, marking World Water Day. Footage of the live-streamed webcast panel discussion, with the theme “Water and the Climate Crisis” can be viewed HERE. Scotland's Hydro Nation
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report SEVILLE Phys.org Digging an illegal well to irrigate crops is a widespread practice in Spain as water becomes increasingly scarce. But around 100 such boreholes have been blocked off recently around Lucena del Puerto, a small town some 70 kilometres (45
  • 26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, from extreme weather events, such as droughts
  • 26 Mar 2020- 12:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Cambodia has announced that the country will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, putting two planned dams at Sambor and Stung Treng on pause. The decision means that Laos, which

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