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  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR Independent Catholic News The Archbishop of San Salvador, Mgr José Luis Escobar, urged Salvadorans to vote responsibly in the presidential elections on 3 February. The Archbishop advised voters to choose "the people who can best answer the
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, Canada A new United Nations report calls into question the advisability of relying on desalination because of the high levels of brine produced. According to a new report from the United Nations University, there are 16,000 desalination plants
  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sydney, Australia The Australian state of New South Wales will mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after recent masss fish deaths caused by drought in the region, it was announced January 15. Record high temperatures in the western part of
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA New research utilizing spatial modelling examines an unusual theory about the stone heads (moai) on Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile. The island has no above ground streams or rivers; could the size and location of the moai indicate the
  • 13 Jan 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The government of India will permit Pakistan officials to inspect two controversial dam sites in the Chenab basin in a sign of some thawing in relations between the two signatories of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT). A Pakistani team
  • 13 Jan 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Kalu Ganga River Development Project in central Sri Lanka has been officially opened by President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena and the Saudi Ambassador to the country. The $57 Million USD project is designed to create a
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has called for increased construction of farmland water conservancy projects in a renewed emphasis on water conservation. The Chinese government views such projects as key to safeguarding food security,
  • 11 Jan 2019- 08:50 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Food Magazine A new analysis shows variation in the way state and federal regulators manage PFAS contaminants in drinking water, with some states adopting guideline levels that are more health protective than the non-enforceable levels set
  • 11 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States It has been reported that US President Donald J Trump is considering his daughter Ivanka for the soon-to-be-vacant Presidency of the World Bank Group. The Financial Times described the first daughter's name as &quot
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan
  • 7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a
  • 31 Dec 2018- 07:05 by Local Press Report PENRITH The Guardian Cumbrian farmers who planted willow for a Swedish paper mill say the crop kept floods at bay three years ago. Climate Disasters Ecosystems Penrith Europe United Kingdom
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Academics warn that a dam newly approved for southern Nakhon Si Thammarat province will intensify conflicts between citizens and the authorities and destroy a bountiful forest ecosystem, while bringing no substantial benefit in terms of
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania President John Magufuli of Tanzania has signed a deal for the construction of a hydro-electric power plant on the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site, attracting criticism from environmental groups. A
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info NABLUS, Palestine The government of Israel has informed Palestinian landowners that a new 7-kilometer water pipeline is to be constructed between two illegal settlements in the northern portion of the West Bank. The pipeline is to go through farmland own by

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