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  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Development Bank announced November 16 approval of a $300 Million USD loan to assist China’s Yangtze River Economic Development Plan (2016-2020). The project specifically promotes sustainable agriculture systems and protection
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (MADAD) has committed $8 Million USD to a Water Access and Development (WAAD) consortium working in Lebanon to support water and wastewater services across the country which
  • 19 Nov 2018- 14:04 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China Premier Li Keqiang commented that building basic farm water conservation projects was crucial to ensure China's grain safety. Such effort would also enhance the development of modern agriculture. "China must set up a mechanism to
  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Texas Tribune More than 10 million Texans have consumed drinking water with some level of atrazine – a toxic herbicide – with 472 water utility systems statewide testing positive in at least one detection, according to a new report from an
  • 16 Nov 2018- 15:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia Researchers from Australia's Climate Council describes linkages betwen climate change and severe droughts and floods gripping much of Australia. The Council's new report "Deluge and Drought: Australia's Water
  • 14 Nov 2018- 09:48 by OOSKAnews Info Melbourne, Australia A multitude of biologically active pharmaceuticals contaminate surface waters globally, yet their presence in aquatic food webs remain largely unknown. A new study released in Science Daily on November 6 from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem
  • 14 Nov 2018- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Proceedings of the National Academy of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) has published research calling for the hydropower sector to pay more attention to social and environmental consequences of dam
  • 14 Nov 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia A new report urges immediate action to ensure a sustainable future for communities and companies that depend on the Kafue River. The lower basin of the Kafue River is the subject of a new report released by WWF in collaboration with
  • 8 Nov 2018- 12:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Multiple fish deaths have been reported in the Euphrates River, hitting the livelihoods of fish farmers in Iraq as the country continues to struggle with a water contamination crisis.   Thousands of dead carp have been found floating in
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Last month’s announcement that the government of Japan will release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean has left Fukushima fisherman wondering how they will ensure the safety of their livelihoods and the safety of the fish they now
  • 14 Nov 2018- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews caught up with Charles Iceland this week to talk about global water risk, threats, conflict, migration and food security. In conversation with OOSKAnews' David Duncan, Iceland expands upon the “Issue Brief” he
  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa The government of South Africa has announced the launch of a “first comprehensive national-scale assessment of the status of biological invasions and their management” in response to "the real economic threat" posed by
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report LAS VEGAS NV Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas is built on a desert. And the main source of water in our oasis, the Colorado River, is producing less water every year. Surely this alone is the writing on the wall that will provide an impetus to plan for and
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD The New Arab Iraqi fish farmers south of Baghdad have been left reeling after finding thousands of dead carp mysteriously floating in their cages or washed up on the banks of the Euphrates. Major water pollution has already kicked up a stink in Iraq
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:12 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Faced with the prospect that there will be no more space to store tanks containing radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings and the Japanese government are

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