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  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:18 by Local Press Report ARMENIA WI The New York Times Rural communities call it their own, private Flint— a diffuse, creeping water crisis tied to industrial farms and slack regulations that for years has tainted thousands of residential wells across the Midwest and beyond. In
  • 6 Nov 2018- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland WWF, the world’s largest conservation group has announced an upgraded version 5.0 of the “Water Risk Filter”, a leading online tool developed with the German Development Finance Institution (DEG), which empowers users to explore,
  • 3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report PANAMA CITY Panama Today The migration phenomenon in Central America has become more acute and several authorities in the region have pointed to climate change as a cause that aggravates the poverty of thousands of people in Central America. Salvadorian
  • 1 Nov 2018- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) held its third annual Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland this week, reporting growth in uptake of its Water Stewardship Certification and an expanding membership base. AWS is
  • 3 Nov 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) and the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly known as the BRICS Bank, have announced a new joint effort to help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A
  • 1 Nov 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report AURANGABAD The Times of India The residents of Talwada village in Vaijapur tehsil, about 65 km from here, have been guarding a prized commodity for the past few days – water. Every night, men and women stand around an elevated percolation tank, their lone
  • 1 Nov 2018- 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Andre Fourie is Global Director, Water Sustainability at Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI), the world's largest brewer. He leads the company’s work on water stewardship such as investing in watershed protection in high-stress areas.
  • 30 Oct 2018- 12:54 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY The Guardian Thousands of Central American migrants trudging through Mexico towards the US have regularly been described as either fleeing gang violence or extreme poverty. But another crucial driving factor behind the migrant caravan has been
  • 30 Oct 2018- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Supreme Court of Pakistan supreme last week reinstated a ban on Indian television shows being shown in Pakistan in the latest twist in the countries’ water-sharing dispute. Pakistan Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar made his decision
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 29 Oct 2018- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASIGHAT, India Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream
  • 29 Oct 2018- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for greater investment from Europe and America to achieve recharge in Lake Chad. Climate change has caused the lake, which serves several millions of people in Chad, Cameroon, Niger and
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report SHUNDE Radio Free Asia Thousands of local residents protested in the city of Shunde in southern China’s Guangdong Province on Tuesday, demanding authorities drop plans to build a hazardous industrial waste processing facility. The proposed Green Industry
  • 25 Oct 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Info Cape Town, South Africa A master’s student at South Africa’s University of Cape Town has created the world’s first bio-bricks made from human urine, deploying a process which is carbon-friendly and produces fertilizer as a by-product. In what is being described
  • 24 Oct 2018- 07:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WashINGTON, DC, United States Two weeks before the US mid-term elections, President Donald Trump's administration has taken a stand on a sensitive issue in the State of California: water allocation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Trump went on

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