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  • 7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that the issue of water should be separated from
  • 24 Mar 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The leading Unitd Nations entity on human rights has criticized Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNOHCHR), in a special report
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) last week announced switch-on of the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza toprovide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant. The EU investment will enable the desal
  • 13 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian authorities found “unacceptable levels” of bacteria and algae in samples of three major bottled water brands-- Nestle Pure Life, Baraka Water Products and Aquafina. A joint statement from the General Directorate of Food Control and
  • 9 May 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Fifty-five million people in the Middle East and North Africa are in need of humanitarian assistance due to widespread violence, conflict and extremism in the region, eight United Nations humanitarian coordinators warned in a statement
  • 7 Oct 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom Major volcanic eruptions can significantly affect the flow of the world's biggest rivers, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh. The study, “ Systematic change in global patterns of streamflow
  • 25 Sep 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OBAN, Scotland, United Kingdom An international panel participating in the sixth “aquaNOW Audience,” held at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, Scotland yesterday (September 24th), decried the lack of long-term thinking in
  • 1 Jun 2015- 07:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The fifth aquaNOW Audience, held on May 29th during the XVth World Water Congress in Edinburgh, took on issues including climate change, water pollution, sanitation and governance. An archived version of the discussion
  • 28 May 2015- 15:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. OOSKAnews readers and
  • 28 May 2015- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom Delegates to the International Water Association’s (IWRA) XVth World Water Congress, currently taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland, posted their reactions to yesterday’s and today’s sessions on a range of water issues
  • 28 May 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. OOSKAnews readers and
  • 27 May 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. OOSKAnews readers and
  • 26 May 2015- 10:53 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al Monitor An intensive media and political momentum is taking place in Egypt in regard to the conflict with Nile headwaters countries over securing Egypt’s annual share of the Nile waters. At the same time, the pollution of the Nile River remains a
  • 21 May 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States Tune in tomorrow (Friday) for the fourth aquaNOW Audience, which will take place at Scotland's University of Strathclyde (Collins Building, FREE, NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED) on Friday, May 22nd, from 1:30-3:00 PM UK time
  • 20 May 2015- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews is pleased to introduce the full slate of panelists who will be participating in the fourth aquaNOW Audience, which will take place at Scotland's University of Strathclyde (Insight Institute, Collins Building,

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