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  • 26 Oct 2020- 06:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States A new study by US think tank the Environmental Working Group (EWG) estimates that more than 200 million Americans could have the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in their drinking water at a concentration of 1 part
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cambridge, United Kingdom Conservation groups from over 50 countries have asked the United Nations Secretary General to call on Member States to commit to an initial $500 Billion USD fund to protect the natural world. The launch of the new campaign, Our
  • 18 Oct 2020- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape in the 21st century, says a new report by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), published to mark 13 October's International Day for Disaster Risk
  • 18 Oct 2020- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan This news article was updated 25 October Environmental group Greenpeace has claimed that the 1.23 million metric tons of water stored at the plant-- scene of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster-- contains "dangerous"
  • 15 Oct 2020- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden An international panel gathered virtually to discuss human rights-based water resources management and water security at a webinar on 13 October, which was organised by the UN Development Programme- Stockholm International Water
  • 7 Oct 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of China have agreed to collaborate in a $234.6 Million USD project to clean up water resources and the environment of the Sayu River Basin in Yunnan Province. The project includes
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:22 by Local Press Report KALOKOL The Star The rising water level in Lake Turkana has displaced hundreds of people living along its shores and destroyed property. The water level in the lake has surged to unprecedented levels from 500 metres to 800 metres, submerging beaches, hotels,
  • 3 Oct 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat EDINBURGH, United Kingdom Water is essential for human life. For health, food, our environment and ecosystems. It is also plays a central role in our economies, from agriculture to energy production, and manufacturing to tourism. Do we value water enough?
  • 7 Oct 2020- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUFFALO NY, United States A timeline of projected ice mass loss in Greenland indicates that by 2100, the island’s ice loss will be the most rapid in the past 12,000 years. According to a new study from the State University of New York in Buffalo and
  • 30 Sep 2020- 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, United Kingdom How Do We Value Our Water? Not Enough! Recorded video footage now available HERE. Water is an essential contributor to human health; food security; environment and ecosystems; interaction with our planetary system; peace. It is
  • 10 Sep 2020- 04:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, Scotland How Do We Value Our Water? Not Enough! Tune in NOW HERE Water is an essential contributor to human health; food security; environment and ecosystems; interaction with our planetary system; peace. It is also plays a central role in
  • 1 Oct 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat THE HAGUE, Netherlands The latest in a series of guest columns written for OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat by participants in different parts of the international water community.  In this article, Tobias Schmitz discusses human rights, water security and
  • 29 Sep 2020- 07:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has announced the launch of data observatories to collect and disseminate crucial, timely information that will advance the development of infrastructure projects in Latin America and
  • 29 Sep 2020- 08:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Political leaders from 64 countries have publicly declared their commitment to reversing biodiversity loss. The leaders warn in their pledge that we are in a state of planetary emergency and that “the interdependent crises of
  • 29 Sep 2020- 07:03 by Local Press Report GENEVA WION News Calling Water essential to human rights, India has said that it is committed to ensuring access to it for its citizens at the United Nations Human Rights Council or UN HRC. India's first secretary to United Nations in Geneva, Vimarsh

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