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  • 20 May 2019- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Movement of the embankment of iron ore giant Vale SA’s decommissioned Gongo Soco mine pit near the city of Barão de Cocais has been detected by radar, the company has reported. It is predicted that, if the movement continues, the
  • 19 May 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany An intensive two-year period of interdisciplinary research across Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria has resulted in a comprehensive report, released on May 13, that examines the conflicts in the Lake Chad region and how climate change
  • 18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organizations. Living Rivers Europe, five
  • 18 May 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new guide will help the hydropower industry to assess resilience to extreme weather events. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) guide is designed to inform all hydropower projects regardless of scale and geography, both
  • 15 May 2019- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Troubled Singapore environmental services provider Hyflux revealed in a May 15 Singapore Exchange announcement that a third potential investor has, somewhat belatedly, come forth with a non-binding letter of intent. Further
  • 14 May 2019- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda The government of Rwanda is to invest $440 Million USD over the next three years to construct water treatment plants and supply systems in an effort to ensure that all Rwandans have access to clean water by 2024. No African country has
  • 13 May 2019- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The scale of the challenge inherent in sand and gravel extraction makes it one of the major sustainability challenges of the 21st century. A new report highlights that sand is one of the largest resources extracted and traded by
  • 13 May 2019- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEPFI), in consultation with twenty leading investment vehicles, has launched a comprehensive investor guidance document to help assess how climate change and climate action
  • 13 May 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SARAJEVO, Kosovo The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed an agreement with Kosovo to finance a new wastewater treatment plant in the city of Gjilan in the east of the country. Proceeds of the $11 Million USD loan,
  • 11 May 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRIDGETOWN, Barbados The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has committed $45.6 Million USD to its first single-country investment in the Caribbean to support the Water Sector Resilience Nexus for Sustainability in Barbados (WSRN S-Barbados) project. GCF is a
  • 13 May 2019- 06:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France On the eve of the World Hydropower Congress in Paris, WWF and The Nature Conservancy have launched an assessment of how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy challenge without further sacrificing free
  • 8 May 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has confirmed its commitment to completing the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the Kathmandu valley in central Nepal, extending the completion deadline date if necessary. This was the first such
  • 7 May 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The United Kingdom has announced funding for three new aid programs in Africa and South Asia as the country bids to host the United Nations climate conference (COP26) in 2020. Speaking in Abuja, Nigeria May 1, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy
  • 30 Apr 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is in Iraq this week to meet his Iraqi counterpart, Mohamed Alhakim, with water resources, border security and trade on the agenda. A two-day visit commenced in Baghadad April 28, and is set to
  • 27 Apr 2019- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VUAN TAU CITY, Viet Nam The Mekong River Commission (MRC) this week announced new measures to address regional flood and drought conditions and set new internal operation and control policies. Of significance is the integration of drought monitoring and

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