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  • 26 Jul 2019 - 11:05 - HEBRON - Local Press Report

    Israeli forces invaded Khirbet Umm al-Khair in Masafer Yatta, near Hebron in the southern West Bank Thursday, and destroyed dozens of olive trees, water irrigation systems and four water wells used

  • 26 Jul 2019 - 11:09 - GUWAHATI - Local Press Report

    A high alert was issued in lower Assam, especially in Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Baksa and parts of Kamrup district, after a hydro-electric power company in Bhutan, Druk Green Power C

  • 26 Jul 2019 - 11:01 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    Japan's astronauts could be drinking water distilled from their own urine in the near future, thanks to the latest innovation from Japan's space agency. Satoshi Matsumoto of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said the device can help with the efficient use of water during space expeditions. "Technology that can allow for the efficient use of water during long missions to the moon or Mars is extremely important." The device can convert about 85 percent of human urine into drinking water.

  • 26 Jul 2019 - 11:02 - QUITO - Local Press Report

    Ecuador’s bet on hydro to clean its energy matrix and sell a surplus has landed it in debt and inhibited wind and solar development.

  • 26 Jul 2019 - 11:04 - BAGDHAD - Local Press Report

    While Iraq enjoys some waiver from the US-led sactions on Iran projects (such as electric power), the negative impact that sanctions on Iran have on Iraq’s water resources remains underexplored.

  • 26 Jul 2019 - 11:06 - BENGALURU - Local Press Report

    A drought in more than a dozen provinces in Thailand has stoked worries over supply, with the Meteorological Department reporting rainfall in the main rice-growing regions was the lowest in 10 year

  • 26 Jul 2019 - 11:55 - EUGENE OR, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Current theoretical models may be underestimating glacial melt, according to new research. 

  • 25 Jul 2019 - 08:04 - CHISAMBA, Zambia - OOSKAnews Info

    The African Union (AU) has called for new measures to warn of imminent disasters in the continent. Harsen Nyambe, AU Head of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Land Management Commission cited the continent’s long-standing reactive response to disasters and urged member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) to implement early warning systems in order to bolster reaction time and protect against disaster scenarios. (Zambia News Service).

  • 25 Jul 2019 - 08:18 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Twenty-two scientists from Europe, the United States and Africa are calling on governments support the notion of the United Nations' International Law Commission to protect the environment in armed conflict. This would make wanton destruction of megafauna a war crime.

  • 25 Jul 2019 - 08:07 - ADELAIDE SA - Local Press Report

    South Australia will push for an "independent umpire" to be appointed to ensure states and the Commonwealth deliver what has been promised under the Murray-Darling Basin plan. Premier Steven Marsha

  • 25 Jul 2019 - 08:06 - SANTIAGO - Local Press Report

    From the sky, the glistening emerald ponds of northern Chile are almost beautiful, but closer to the ground they harbor an ugly and dangerous secret: the reservoirs, filled with toxic waste from th

  • 25 Jul 2019 - 07:37 - KAUB - Local Press Report

    The bustling boat traffic on Europe’s Rhine river ground to a halt for the first time in living memory last year, as shrinking alpine glaciers and severe drought made the key transport artery impas

  • 25 Jul 2019 - 07:40 - BRUSSELS - Local Press Report

    As the blistering heat pushes temperatures in Belgium to new highs, officials are preparing to face the first-ever red heatwave alert issued for most of the country, cutting some workers shift earl

  • 25 Jul 2019 - 07:41 - CHOLPON ATA - Local Press Report

    Over 19,000 citizens of the Kyrgyz city of Cholpon Ata will have regular access to safe drinking water and improved wastewater services thanks to a joint investment in the amount of €5.1 million pr

  • 24 Jul 2019 - 08:32 - RABAT - Local Press Report

    The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Moroccan National Office for Electricity and Water (ONEE) have signed two loan agreements for MAD 536 million ($56 million) and MAD 10.7 million ($1.13 m

  • 24 Jul 2019 - 08:34 - HOLLYWOOD CA - Local Press Report

    As one of Hollywood’s best known environmentalists, Leonardo DiCaprio often uses Instagram to urge others to care about the planet.

  • 24 Jul 2019 - 08:35 - BANGKOK - Local Press Report

    Prime Minster Prayut Chan-o-cha will be asked to approve seven urgent measures to deal with the looming water scarcity in 20 northern and northeastern provinces.

  • 24 Jul 2019 - 08:47 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new WWF assessment paper describes mismanagement of water resources across Europe as exacerbating anticipated droughts, calling for European Union (EU) Member State governments to take emergency measures to tackle droughts, mostly caused by climate change.

  • 23 Jul 2019 - 11:00 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New legislation proposed by US Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris would establish a $10 Billion USD program to allow states to offset the cost of water bills in low-income communities and environmentally at-risk households. Harris’ plan is designed to ensure all Americans, particularly those in at-risk communities, have access to safe, affordable drinking water.

  • 23 Jul 2019 - 10:08 - BAGHDAD, Iraq - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new report from international NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as attributable to corruption and mismanagement of access to safe drinking water.


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