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  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:32 - THRISSUR - Local Press Report

    Free liquor from water taps at home?

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:33 - BERN - Local Press Report

    Drinking water in at least a third of Switzerland’s 26 cantons, mostly in the central part of the country, contains above-recommended levels of the banned pesticide chlorothalonil.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:27 - TANANARIVE - Local Press Report

    Madagascar is set to receive US $72m grant from the European Union and European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance a major drinking water project in the capital, Tananarive.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:28 - SYDNEY NSW - Local Press Report

    A row has broken out between the New South Wales and Queensland Governments over whether irrigators north of the border should be allowed to harvest potential river flows.

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:30 - WARRENTON VA - Local Press Report

    Can natural disasters promote economic growth?

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:33 - LA SERENA - Local Press Report

    Scientists from the University of La Serena, Newcastle University, UK, and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile surveyed ranchers to find out what they thought were the drivers of conflict b

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:34 - HÀ NỘI - Local Press Report

    Việt Nam presented a US$45 billion opportunity for the private sector to invest in sustainable development to help achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, accordin

  • 10 Feb 2020 - 06:56 - SAN FRANCISCO CA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In advance of Donald Trump’s “State of the Union” address, nine environmental NGOs released their own statement about the state of the nation’s environment, condemning the US President's administration.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:13 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Staff - Water Diplomat

    New analysis from environmental NGO WWF reports that the extractives sector suffered water-related financial losses of over $20 Billion USD in 2018, measuring operational risk (too much and too little water), regulatory and reputational risk to highlight companies, commodities, river basins and countries that face the highest overall water risks.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:26 - BANGKOK - Local Press Report

    Thailand has spiked Chinese-led plans to open up a key stretch of the Mekong river, in a rare victory for activists fighting to preserve South-east Asia's most important waterway.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:21 - HAMILTON ONT - Local Press Report

    Vast amounts of valuable energy, agricultural nutrients, and water could be recovered from the world’s fast-growing volume of municipal wastewater.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:22 - RAMALLAH - Local Press Report

    Israeli forces today destroyed pipelines that were supplying the northern Jordan Valley village of Bardala with irrigation water.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 06:25 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    House leaders said Sunday the entry of the Asian Development Bank in crafting a new concession agreement with the two water concessionaires―Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co.

  • 6 Feb 2020 - 05:57 - NEW YORK NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In a new assessment of the climate strategy of the mining industry, consultants McKinsey & Company warn that existing policies do not go far enough to have material effect on carbon emissions and that mining companies can expect to face increasing pressure from governments, investors and investors.

    The report also goes into some detail on water stress caused by mining activities, using its own database on copper, gold, iron ore, and zinc, and analysing water stress and flooding scenarios. McKinsey has found that 30-50 percent of global operations of these commodities are concentrated in regions where water stress is already “high”.

  • 5 Feb 2020 - 11:45 - MUMBAI, India - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A February 2020 Blue Peace Bulletin from Indian think-tank Strategic Foresight Group examines tension between Pakistan and India over the Indus River, assesses the current situation and makes recommendations on how to build cooperation.

    Read Blue Peace Bulletin -- Water and Violence: The Indus HERE

  • 5 Feb 2020 - 10:21 - NAIVASHA, Kenya - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Kenya's Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has appealed a magistrate’s court's decision to acquit nine suspects who had been charged in causing the death of 48 people in May 2018 when a dam burst on the Patel farm in Solai, Nakuru County.

  • 5 Feb 2020 - 10:46 - New York, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A January 2020 food security analysis conducted by three United Nations agencies has revealed that, despite “satisfactory” agricultural production, over 3.3 million people in the Central Sahel require immediate food assistance. It is feared that the situation may deteriorate and the agencies estimate that the number could rise to approximately 4.8 million this summer, if appropriate action is not taken urgently.

  • 5 Feb 2020 - 09:15 - TOYKO, Japan - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The government of Japan briefed foreign embassy officials 3 February on an increasingly preferred method of disposal of treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean. 28 diplomats representing 23 countries are reported to have attended the meeting.

    Further OOSKAnews coverage of Fukushima (186 Articles)

  • 5 Feb 2020 - 05:10 - WAGENINGEN, Netherlands - Staff - Water Diplomat

    NGO Wetlands International has called for the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands to urge the Contracting Parties to the Convention to consider a more ambitious global biodiversity framework and to adopt priority measures to curb freshwater biodiversity loss.

  • 5 Feb 2020 - 05:14 - CANBERRA, Australia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new audit of the Australian government's Drought Community Program (DCP) Extension has found that the program has “limited ability” to target communities hardest hit by drought.

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