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  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia The federal government of Australia and the state government of water-stressed New South Wales (NSW) have jointly allocated approximately $675 Million USD to upgrade an existing dam and to construct a new one. The projects will be
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report BONN Euractiv A warmer climate and Europe’s ageing population create a favourable breeding ground for legionella bacteria, which cause a type of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease, Professor Martin Exner said in an interview. “What we are seeing now is
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:09 by Local Press Report ACCRA The Government of Ghana Ghana has called on West African countries to fully operationalise the ECOWAS Protocol of Transhumance, which is geared towards developing a more efficient pastoral industry to increase livestock productivity. Dr Gyiele Nurah, a
  • 10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal principles on protection of water
  • 9 Oct 2019- 08:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal   OOSKAnews' Special Youth Correspondent in Nepal, 19 year-old Warren Sangay, has contribute this article with accompanying photography on young peoples' climate change protests in Kathmandu. On 20 September, young Nepalese
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:40 by Local Press Report RIYADH Asharq Al-Awsat Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources has stressed on manufacturers to be aware of the importance of rationalizing water consumption resulting from manufacturing processes. This is part of the Kingdom’s efforts to activate
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report ANKARA Ahval Turkey’s Ministry of Forest and Water Management has warned that a project championed by the country’s president to build a canal around Istanbul could cut much of the city’s water supply. The ministry’s environmental assessment report on Turkish
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:50 by Local Press Report DOHA Al Jazeera Address water scarcity or risk instability- that's the stark warning delivered to the Arab world by one of the region's leading experts on the issue. With parts of the region hit by political and economic uncertainty, Hazim el-Naser,
  • 2 Oct 2019- 11:04 by Local Press Report ST LEONARD'S NSW Global Meat News Australian red meat processors have warned that the ongoing water crisis that is affecting the country will hinder production. "Day Zero is when water rationing comes into effect, and with parts of Australia
  • 3 Oct 2019- 04:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Government of Zimbabwe has announced the establishment of a special task-force to devise an immediate solution to capital city Harare’s worsening water crisis. The 30 September announcement came a week after Harare City Council shut
  • 29 Sep 2019- 05:09 by TWD Staff BANGALORE, India A coalition of environmental actvists in India has sent an open letter to actor Leonardo DiCaprio describing his support for the Isha Foundation’s “Cauvery Calling” tree-planting campaign as poorly advised. The letter outlines negative impacts on
  • 29 Sep 2019- 04:04 by TWD Staff NEW YORK NY, United States A new policy brief from UN-Water, the interagency mechanism that coordinates the efforts of United Nations entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues, highlights that climate change increases variability
  • 29 Sep 2019- 04:28 by TWD Staff NEW YORK NY, United States Contemporaneous with the UN Climate Change Summit, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its special report on the state of oceans and cryosphere 24 September. The Panel highlights the urgency of prioritising
  • 25 Sep 2019- 06:56 by TWD Staff NEW YORK NY, United States The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) issued a new report 19 September examining the current cost of climate change on humans, and projects what the cost will be at the end of the next decade, in the absence of implementing
  • 24 Sep 2019- 05:22 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Ultra News China’s use of water as an “unconventional weapon” of warfare against India is a major geopolitical and environmental concern for New Delhi, strategic affairs expert Brahma Chellaney warned, as he recalled how Beijing’s refusal to