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  • 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
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The need for enhanced hygiene practices due to COVID-19 resulted in women and girls, mostly girls under the age of 14, traveling more frequently to collect water, further exposing them to violence. The report, published by the
  • 19 Oct 2020- 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States The US hydropower industry and environmental and river conservation communities are to collaborate on a “shared task” that will “chart hydropower’s role in a clean energy future in a way that also supports healthy rivers”.
  • 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- 08:11 by Local Press Report ABUJA The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), has advised West African countries to take into consideration gender perspective in formulating their national water policies. Mr Lamine Sow, Acting Director, UNESCO Regional Office,
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank have signed a loan agreement for the second phase of the Madhya Pradesh Urban Services Improvement Project, following an original loan of $275 Million USD signed in 2017. The new
  • 14 Oct 2020- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The world's second largest lithium producer, SQM in Chile, has announced new sustainable development plans including commitmet to the environment and sustainability of operations throughout its supply chain. Lithium production is
  • 13 Oct 2020- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In a post-hospitalisation interview with right-wing media outlet Fox News, US President Donald Trump has ridiculed California Democrats for conservation policies that protect the endangered Delta smelt. This old campaign
  • 13 Oct 2020- 07:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria The Living Danube Partnership, has been awarded the “Partnership of the Year” Award for its contributions to cross-sectoral cooperation promoting conservation and restoration of rivers and wetlands in the Danube basin. The Partnership is
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIVASHA KBC Authorities in Naivasha have arrested 17 fishermen for flouting maritime laws while operating within Lake Naivasha waters. The arrests came just a day after the Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA), the Kenya Coast Guard and Maritime Police were
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:18 by Local Press Report SEOUL ZAWYA South Korean contractor Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has decided to close its water research unit in Saudi Arabia to align with a rehaul of its overseas organisation, Business Korea reported last week. Doosan will shut down its
  • 12 Oct 2020- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OSLO, Norway The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP). The Norwegian Nobel Committee said that the World Food Programme won the award "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution
  • 12 Oct 2020- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service has confirmed that September 2020 was 0.05°C warmer than 2019 and 0.08°C warmer than in 2016, the previous monthly records. It is possible that 2020 could be the warmest year ever
  • 7 Oct 2020- 09:44 by Local Press Report BELED HAWO Radio Ergo Mohamed Abdi Ali and nine other men wade out every day into the middle of the flowing river Dawa in southern Somalia’s Gedo region to collect sand from the riverbed. Despite the dangers, these internally displaced men living in Beled
  • 7 Oct 2020- 09:49 by Local Press Report BAKU Caspian News Armenian armed forces launched a missile attack on the central Azerbaijani city of Mingachevir, which hosts the country's largest hydroelectric power and water reservoir. “Proof of Armenia's deliberate and targeted attack against

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