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  • 8 Jul 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUCSON AZ, United States New research from the University of Arizona has determined that streamflow in US rivers has declined by as much as 50 percent since large-scale pumping began in the 1950s. The study, released in June, is the first to look at the
  • 26 Jun 2019- 08:06 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has launched a new report that assesses the impact of climate change on those living in poverty. The June 25 report points out that climate change will affect people in poverty
  • 25 Jun 2019- 10:49 by Local Press Report JINAN Xinhuanet The water level of Baotu Spring, a famous scenic spot in Jinan, capital of eastern China's Shandong Province, has continued to fall below the warning mark for a week, reaching 27.52 meters on Monday. Baotu Spring is reputed as the finest
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A second testing within three months confirms that bottled water sold by US retail giants Whole Foods and Target contains “high levels” of arsenic according to environmental campaign group, Center for Environmental Health (CEH)
  • 24 Jun 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Chennai, the capital city of the south-eastern India state of Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal, has run out of water. Its population of over 4.5 million now relies on water tankers as the city administration is able to supply only 60
  • 23 Jun 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report GLASTONBURY The Irish News Ringo Starr is backing a Glastonbury Festival campaign for clean water. The Beatles drummer is supporting an initiative for WaterAid at the Worthy Farm event. The Cure and Norwegian singer Sigrid have also joined the Access Denied
  • 23 Jun 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Dipolmacy Talks" audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A new  report from US think-tank  the Oakland Institute, “How They Tricked Us: Living With The Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia" calls for urgent action to correct the negative impacts on the
  • 24 Jun 2019- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The annual Global Peace Index produced by Australia's Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) suggests that climate change will impose a threat of conflict to many countries in the next 10 years. For the first time, the index has
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more than $475 Million USD. The region is extremely
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The government's "active investment" on water management has been successful in limiting drought damage to local communities and saving people from flooding in the rainy season, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says.
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:04 by Local Press Report CANBERRA 9 News Investment companies making “ridiculous” profits from selling water to struggling farmers are on notice, as the Federal Government considers shutting them down. Federal Water Minister David Littleproud said it’s the government’s
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report MANILA ABS CBN News Regulators and water concessionaires are preparing for the possibility that Angat Dam's water may fall further and cause more supply interruptions. Water at Angat Dam already fell below the reservoir's 180-meter critical level
  • 17 Jun 2019- 08:03 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE The Malaya Mail Authorities here have issued a recall of bottled mineral water imported from Malaysia after it was found to contain Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common environmental bacterium that is found in faeces, soil, water and sewage. The
  • 12 Jun 2019- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland In the latest outbreak of violence in Mali, 35 villagers in the center of the country were massacred by gunmen June 10, with some reports suggesting that 24 of these were children. A long list of violent attacks have been reported

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