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  • 4 Dec 2018- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A panel of judges in New York, United States has heard arguments for and against consolidation of more than 70 pending lawsuits related to PFAS chemical contamination of groundwater in the country.  Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report COLLEGE PARK MD Maryland Today The increasing saltiness and alkalinity of streams and rivers is creating a toxic brew including metals and nitrogen-containing compounds, and threatens drinking water supplies and ecosystem health nationwide, new University of
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner A UN human rights expert has called for urgent action by the Government of Ecuador to protect the rights of indigenous peoples as a surge in demand for extractive resources and new development
  • 27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report CAIRO Global Times People were all with smiles while seeing water massively running out of a 500-horsepower pump to cover a pool of sand in the middle of vast desert. It was during one of the pumping tests for a well dug by China's ZPEC drilling company
  • 27 Nov 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States released its fourth National Climate Assessment Report last week – and it’s not looking good for water security in the North American republic. The Congressionally mandated Assessment summarizes the impacts
  • 27 Nov 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The United Kingdom has released its most comprehensive projections yet of how climate could change over the next century. The UK Met Office’s Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) which were launched November 26 by Environment
  • 27 Nov 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meteorological Organization is projecting a 75-80 percent chance of an El Nino developing in the next three months, although it is not expected to be a strong event. A November 27 update from the organization says that sea
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report ABUJA Leadership Speaking at the stakeholder’s engagement on contextualizing Nigeria’s water resource management in mining and energy policies in Abuja, yesterday, Executive Director, Global Rights and host community activist, Ms Abiodun Baiyewu said the
  • 22 Nov 2018- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Authorities from Angola and Namibia this week inaugurated the Calueque-Oshakati cross-border water supply project, distributing water resources from the shared Cunene River. The project involves the rehabilitation and upgrading of
  • 22 Nov 2018- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan A delegation from Jordan visited the Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake Kinneret, November 19 to request an increase in the amount of water Israel allocates to Jordan. Drought, and pressure on water resources associated with an influx of hundreds
  • 22 Nov 2018- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an unusually broad warning this week about a fresh outbreak of E.coli linked to romaine lettuce, and cautioned people not to eat any romaine lettuce. CDC, public
  • 21 Nov 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Environment in Iraq have released results from the laboratory tests conducted on water samples related to the investigation of cause of  multiple fish
  • 21 Nov 2018- 13:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISTOL, United Kingdom A new report from the UK's University of Bristol has tracked birth and infant mortality rates in eight rural Ethiopian villages where water taps had been installed. Findings support that provision of a safe water supply
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC National Geographic If Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, follows through on his campaign promises, deforestation rates in Brazil could almost immediately triple, according to an assessment by scientists. But the consequences of
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 megawatt project will double the country’s

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