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  • 26 Mar 2020- 11:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICALI, Mexico A March 21-22 referendum in Mexicali, Mexico has determined that a partly-built $1.5 Billion USD brewery will not proceed as planned. Communities and farmers have engaged in resistance the controversial US brewers Constellation Brands
  • 25 Mar 2020- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland OOSKAnews hosted an aquaNOW Audience 20 March in Scotland, marking World Water Day. Footage of the live-streamed webcast panel discussion, with the theme “Water and the Climate Crisis” can be viewed HERE. Scotland's Hydro Nation
  • 25 Mar 2020- 09:14 by Local Press Report GENEVA Middle East Monitor The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has called to support the provision of clean water in Yemen in order to protect the country’s population from the spread of diseases including coronavirus. “Access to clean
  • 26 Mar 2020- 13:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON MA, United States Sustainability think-tank Ceres has announced  a new task force to drive corporate action on water-related financial risks. In cooperation with leading US pension funds and international banks, the “Valuing Water Finance Task
  • 26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, from extreme weather events, such as
  • 26 Mar 2020- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Dr John Cherry, a world-renowned hydrogeologist and leading authority on threats to groundwater contamination is to receive the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize in 2020. As creator of the academic field of contaminant hydrogeology,
  • 26 Mar 2020- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France International humanitarian group Solidarites International this month released its 2020 "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Barometer"  highlighting lack of access to safe drinking water and sanitation with focus on Africa, where
  • 12 Mar 2020- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The year 2020 will be pivotal for climate action if the world is to control ever worsening impacts and indicators of climate change before it is too late, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres as he
  • 11 Mar 2020- 12:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom This article has been updated to reflect changes in Scottish Government guidance for societal contact associated with the coronavirus Tune in 1.30 PM UK time Friday 20 March HERE for a special live-streamed “aquaNOW Audience”,
  • 10 Mar 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report ROCKVILLE MD Science Daily In many coastal zones and gorges, unstable cliffs often fail when the foundation rock beneath them is crushed. Large water waves can be created, threatening human safety. Scientists reveal the mechanism by which these cliffs
  • 10 Mar 2020- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) of the United States has filed a PFAS class action lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against the makers of firefighting foam products, accusing them of
  • 3 Mar 2020- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, has indicated support for the Japan government’s proposal to release contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific ocean.  “The Agency
  • 2 Mar 2020- 12:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland The Ninth triennial World Water Forum will be held in Dakar, Senegal, in March 2021 with the theme “Water Security for Peace and Development”.   Loic Fauchon, President of the World Water Council. speaks with David Duncan, Publisher,
  • 28 Feb 2020- 09:50 by Local Press Report JAKARTA New Straits Times Clean toilets and adequate water supply are key to ensuring Indonesia meets the proper standards to support the tourism sector. The country needs to raise health and hygiene standards, particularly at tourist attractions, where
  • 28 Feb 2020- 09:48 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The Guardian The world’s largest financier of fossil fuels has warned clients that the climate crisis threatens the survival of humanity and that the planet is on an unsustainable trajectory, according to a leaked document. The study implicitly

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