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  • 14 Oct 2019 - 07:30 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    Sand is a limited resource and the most mined mineral in the world in terms of volume and yet, its presence is taken for granted.

  • 14 Oct 2019 - 07:26 - TOKYO, Japan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The fishing industry of South Korea has brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and Protocol meeting. The London Convention, to which 87 States are Parties, monitors pollution of the seas and oceans and covers the deliberate disposal of wastes and other matter into the world's waters. South Korea has said that the release of the Fukushima water into the ocean would have a direct influence on the marine life and ecosystem in its territorial waters and eventually the people in Korea.

  • 14 Oct 2019 - 06:42 - COPENHAGEN, Denmark - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new report on challenges that global cities will face by 2050, when 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas, emphasizes that urban areas will face the most serious risks related to climate change: sea-level rise, floods, heat and water stress, and loss of biodiversity among other impacts.

  • 14 Oct 2019 - 06:53 - TEHRAN, Iran - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Iran and the Netherlands are considering greater cooperation between the two countries in the water and power sectors.

  • 14 Oct 2019 - 06:28 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical levels of hunger, Although the number of food insecure people is lower than in 2017, the situation is expected to deteriorate with anticipated continuation of the drought.

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 11:10 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    As of Thursday, the S&P Global Water Index , which includes 50 water-linked companies worldwide, had climbed nearly 18% in 2019.

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 11:12 - ABIDJAN - Local Press Report

    The African Development Bank Group on 9 October, 2019 approved an African Development Fund (ADF) grant of $30 million and a $1.3 million grant from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 11:13 - DURBAN - Local Press Report

    The latest development in pursuing sustainable water use in South Africa has come from the Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA), which announced to growers recently that it has put together a number o

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 11:15 - DHAKA - Local Press Report

    Water scarcity is a problem in some parts of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh every year.

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 11:10 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    With world hunger rising for the third year after decades of decline, delegates underscored the escalating impacts of climate change and the urgent need for more weather resilient farming, as the S

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 11:11 - ABUJA - Local Press Report

    President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria told the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York last month that the Lake Chad basin has shrunk significantly due to climate change, depriving many pe

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 11:12 - VILNIUS - Local Press Report

    Vilnius Municipality, alongside the Capital City Company Vilnius Heat Networks (VST) are committed to protecting the environment and providing a better service to citizens of the Lithuanian capital

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 11:14 - DURBAN - Local Press Report

    OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development) and GWOPA (the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance) have entered, following a first collaboration for 10 African Water Operator Partnersh

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 10:28 - NAIROBI, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WASH Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 07:31 - COPENHAGEN, Denmark - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) underscores that urban wastewater treatment now must also address additional challenges brought on by climate changes, increasing populations and, importantly, new pollutants.

  • 12 Oct 2019 - 07:38 - Washington DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In a first revision of the country's Lead and Copper Rule since 1991, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced, 10 October, a proposed new requirement that local water systems must meet for testing for lead.

  • 11 Oct 2019 - 09:08 - BROOKLYN NY - Local Press Report

    A creative label in Brooklyn, New York released their design for white Nike Air Max 97s sneakers, which include Holy water, sourced from the River Jordan and blessed by a priest, a bible verse (Matthew 14:25), and frankincense-scented soles. The $3k sneakers sold out within minutes, reportedly.

  • 11 Oct 2019 - 09:10 - COLUMBIA SC - Local Press Report

    South Carolina on Wednesday approved allowing Google to pump nearly 550 million gallons of drinking water per year to cool its servers.

  • 11 Oct 2019 - 09:12 - DHAKA - Local Press Report

    The brutal murder of a student in Bangladesh’s top university highlights the incendiary debate on water diplomacy with India, as well as the silencing of criticism of the government.

  • 11 Oct 2019 - 09:04 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    Manila Water and Maynilad are prohibited from passing on to consumers any financial penalties imposed by courts as stipulated in their concession agreements, a regulator said Friday.


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