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  • 11 Nov 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Tune in 4.30 PM UK time TODAY Monday 11 November HERE for the next “aquaNOW Audience”! The event will be livestreamed HERE (LINK) The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland, will host the interactive panel discussion, produced by
  • 10 Nov 2019- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Marking the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict on November 6, the head of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Inger Andersen called for greater action to protect
  • 7 Nov 2019- 07:28 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Hill The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared divided over how to deal with polluted waters that flow indirectly into rivers and oceans that are regulated by the federal government as the justices heard oral arguments in a major case over the
  • 5 Nov 2019- 13:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, United Kingdom Tune in 4.30 PM UK time Monday 11 November HERE for the next “aquaNOW Audience”! The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland, will host the interactive panel discussion, produced by OOSKAnews, engaging international water experts
  • 4 Nov 2019- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Over 40,000 Australians have begun a class action lawsuit against the country's government, suing over exposure to PFAS chemical contamination. The lawsuit, which has been supported by US environmental activist Erin Brockovich,
  • 4 Nov 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo A new report argues that a huge, potentially 40 Gigawatt, hydroelectric project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may yield no benefit to the country’s population, 80 percent of which have no access to
  • 30 Oct 2019- 12:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland In this Water Diplomat / OOSKAnews Voices Q and A, we talk to Johan Gely, Head of Global Program, Water, for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). presents the case for a Nobel Peace Prize to be awarded to a River
  • 27 Oct 2019- 09:19 by Local Press Report CHARLESTON SC PR Newswire Conservation groups challenged in court the administration's effort to strip away crucial clean water protections from rivers, lakes, streams and other waters that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans and 32
  • 27 Oct 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Having made progress on some outstanding issues, “white knight” investor Utico FZC UAE) said 24 October that it would decrease its equity injection into troubled Singapore environmental services company Hyflux, if the company has
  • 25 Oct 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, Switzerland The International Secretariat for Water and Solidarity Water Europe will host an Intergenerational Dialogue on Water and Peace (7 November) during Geneva Peace Week. The organisations join the Geneva Water Hub, the World Youth
  • 25 Oct 2019- 10:33 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States A combination of global starvation, war, drought and disease could have devastating effects on world security according to a report from several United States agencies including the US Army, Defense Intelligence Agency, and
  • 21 Oct 2019- 06:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addressed the Security Council of the United Nations 17 October about the humanitarian situation in Yemen, including severe water
  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new online course in International Water Law and Transboundary Aquifers has been developed by the Geneva Water Hub and the Platform for International Water Law of the University of Geneva, and will be available from 21 October to
  • 16 Oct 2019- 08:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat BUDAPEST, Hungary Several hundred politicians, bankers, businessmen, investors and scientists gathered in Budapest, Hungary, this week to discuss challenges of emerging water crises – issues concerning abundant, scarce and polluted waters – and their
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to modern irrigation systems, treating

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