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  • 17 May 2019 - 07:58 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    Researchers on Wednesday raised concerns over decreased expenditure on water security research amidst serious drought problems across southern Africa.

  • 17 May 2019 - 07:58 - JOHANNESBURG - Local Press Report

    Josias van Zyl, managing director of Swissborough Diamond Mining, has filed a R29.9bn ($2.1bn) lawsuit against South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in the latest chapter in a dispute over lost diamond deposits in Lesotho that stretches back to 1988.

  • 17 May 2019 - 07:58 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    The Radisson Blu, a leading American luxury hotel brand, located close to the Atlantic Ocean has sunk a borehole under the hotel to access the water source allowing for up to 11 500 liters of seawater to be pumped into tanks in one hour.

  • 17 May 2019 - 07:55 - BRASILIA - Local Press Report

    Brazil has withdrawn its offer to host Latin America and Caribbean climate week, a key milestone leading up to the annual UN negotiations.

  • 15 May 2019 - 07:09 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Troubled Singapore environmental services provider Hyflux revealed in a May 15 Singapore Exchange announcement that a third potential investor has, somewhat belatedly, come forth with a non-binding letter of intent.

    Further OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux Ltd. (96 articles)

  • 14 May 2019 - 12:48 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    Eleven people died in North Horr Constituency in Marsabit County following conflict over watering point between Kenyan and Ethiopian herders.

  • 14 May 2019 - 12:54 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Lawmakers in both the US House and Senate are growing frustrated by the slow movement of the Trump administration in confronting the PFAS contamination that's worrying voters across the country.

  • 14 May 2019 - 10:22 - Port Louis, Mauritius - OOSKAnews Info

    An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)-supported study has deployed isotopic techniques to identify that agricultural activities, illegal sewage disposal and animal breeding could be among the sources of nitrogen pollution in urban waterways around Port Louis, Mauritius.

  • 14 May 2019 - 09:44 - KIGALI, Rwanda - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Rwanda is to invest $440 Million USD over the next three years to construct water treatment plants and supply systems in an effort to ensure that all Rwandans have access to clean water by 2024. No African country has yet achieved 100 percent water connectivity.

  • 13 May 2019 - 11:43 - META - Local Press Report

    Visit Caño Cristales during the wet or dry seasons in Colombia, and you'd be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss is about.

  • 13 May 2019 - 11:43 - MOSCOW - Local Press Report

    Billions of years ago, Mars had plenty of water, and even featured rivers and oceans. However, all of that water was lost and even today, the planet leaks hydrogen into space.

  • 13 May 2019 - 11:45 - TOKYO - Local Press Report

    Plans are in place to increase water levels in reservoirs serving Tokyo and surrounding areas in a bid to meet demand during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

  • 13 May 2019 - 11:40 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    If Pakistan continues to support cross-border terrorism, India will have no option but to take the "hard" decision of stopping its share of water of three common rivers, Water Resources Minister Ni

  • 13 May 2019 - 11:41 - TRIPOLI - Local Press Report

    The Man-made River Administration (MMRA) revealed in its annual report for 2018, published last Wednesday that the project has been exposed to 106 attacks during the year 2018.

  • 13 May 2019 - 08:07 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The scale of the challenge inherent in sand and gravel extraction makes it one of the major sustainability challenges of the 21st century. A new report highlights that sand is one of the largest resources extracted and traded by volume, yet it is one of the least regulated activities in many regions as river deltas and coastlines erode, “sand mafias” thrive, and demand continues to grow.

  • 13 May 2019 - 07:06 - SARAJEVO, Kosovo - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed an agreement with Kosovo to finance a new wastewater treatment plant in the city of Gjilan in the east of the country.

    Proceeds of the $11 Million USD loan, announced May 9, will finance the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant and rehabilitation and extension of the wastewater network in the city. The improvements in sanitation standards will also help reduce pollution in local rivers.

  • 13 May 2019 - 07:17 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEPFI), in consultation with twenty leading investment vehicles, has launched a comprehensive investor guidance document to help assess how climate change and climate action could impact investor portfolios, globally.

  • 13 May 2019 - 06:21 - PARIS, France - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    On the eve of the World Hydropower Congress in Paris, WWF and The Nature Conservancy have launched an assessment of how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy challenge without further sacrificing free-flowing rivers.

    Connected and Flowing: A renewable future for rivers, climate and people details existing power sector transformations and emphasizes new opportunities to achieve sustainable power systems.

  • 12 May 2019 - 09:47 - VIENTIANE, Laos - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The World Bank has announced commitment to address mother and child malnutrition and to improve access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in four northern provinces of Laos. A $27 Million USD commitment to the Reducing Rural Poverty and Malnutrition Project will target poor households with direct cash transfers that are conditional upon adoption of improved health, nutrition, and hygiene practices. In particular, this support will benefit the well-being of children during the critical first three years of life.

    An additional $25 Million USD will be directed to the Scaling-Up Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project to expand delivery of water supply and sanitation in the same villages. The focus is to tackle waterborne diseases that increase the risk of a child becoming malnourished. Part of the program is to strengthen the capacity of local authorities to monitor, evaluate, and provide technical support to communities to manage water supply and sustain good sanitation and hygiene practices.

  • 12 May 2019 - 09:34 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Scientists in Cambridge plan to set up a research centre to develop new ways to repair the Earth's climate.

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