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  • 8 Nov 2018- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NUUK, Greenland It appears that China and Greenland are looking at an interesting new combined natural resources arrangement. Although it has yet to be proven, there may be as much as 50 billion barrels of oil and gas underground in Greenland and the
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:14 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Stuff A bottling company's bid to take millions of litres of water from a key aquifer could threaten Christchurch's drinking supplies, warns a senior city council manager. China-owned firm Cloud Ocean Water has this week applied to
  • 1 Nov 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report AURANGABAD The Times of India The residents of Talwada village in Vaijapur tehsil, about 65 km from here, have been guarding a prized commodity for the past few days – water. Every night, men and women stand around an elevated percolation tank, their lone
  • 30 Oct 2018- 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Last week’s Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands has introduces a “Wetland City Accreditation” program, which initially recognizes 18 cities that have taken exceptional steps to safeguard their urban
  • 29 Oct 2018- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASIGHAT, India Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream
  • 28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report AUSTIN TX Community Impact Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared a local state of disaster Thursday as the Texas city continues to grapple with flood damage and a contaminated water system. Destructive flooding upstream in the Hill Country has carried
  • 25 Oct 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Info Cape Town, South Africa A master’s student at South Africa’s University of Cape Town has created the world’s first bio-bricks made from human urine, deploying a process which is carbon-friendly and produces fertilizer as a by-product. In what is being described
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report DELHI Financial Express Stating that global warming and environmental degradation have posed a challenge before the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stressed the need to conserve natural resources. He said rampant exploitation of natural
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Times of India Delhi government is yet again looking at water sprinkling to bring down pollution levels in the capital post-Diwali. Environment minister Imran Hussain, who on Tuesday asked all city agencies to be on war-mode to combat air
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Foreign Policy Magazine Biological warfare is generally understood as the deliberate wartime introduction of a lethal pathogen with the intent to kill or maim. Syria under President Bashar al-Assad is pursuing a sinister variation—one with long and
  • 24 Oct 2018- 07:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WashINGTON, DC, United States Two weeks before the US mid-term elections, President Donald Trump's administration has taken a stand on a sensitive issue in the State of California: water allocation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Trump went on
  • 1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water Hub, which acts as Secretariat to the Panel.
  • 23 Oct 2018- 06:04 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda said on Saturday that the water issue should be taken seriously and all stakeholders should contribute to resolving it on a war-footing. The minister urged experts in the government and
  • 23 Oct 2018- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Water levels were reported to be dropping October 20 after an overflow at a barrier lake in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region caused alarm in northeastern India provinces. The barrier lake was formed near a village in Menling
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times As climate change begins to make water scarcity a critical security issue globally, wealthier countries have begun to look outside their borders to meet their water needs. In moves that have important trade and geopolitical

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