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  • 18 Nov 2020 - 06:42 - SANTIAGO - Local Press Report

    U.S.-based Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, has accused its top rival, Chilean miner SQM, and local regulators of seeking to keep secret a coveted report about the environmenta

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:17 - N'DJAMENA, Chad - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Continuation of heavy rainfall in Chad has led to flash flooding and the displacement of an estimated 11.500 people living in N’Djamena in the past two weeks where rising water levels have caused the Chari River to burst an embankment in N’Djamena, causing catastrophic damage.

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:44 - VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Ministers for water and energy from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have approved a Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Governance Framework, which was developed by SADC aided by The Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA), at a meeting on 30 October.

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:23 - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    More than a million households were impacted when four water treatment plants in Malaysia after another pollution incident. Sungai Selangor Phase 1,2, 3 and Rantau Panjang – had to stop operations this month because of pollution, but have since resumed operations.

    The disruption affected areas in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling, Klang, Shah Alam, Kuala Selangor, Hulu Selangor, Gombak and Kuala Langat.

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:49 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water companies in the England and Wales parts of the United Kingdom have set out a plan to deliver a net-zero-carbon water supply for customers by 2030, in what it calls “the world’s first sector-wide commitment of its kind”.

  • 17 Nov 2020 - 08:52 - ZADAR - Local Press Report

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €4.5 million loan for the completion of a key infrastructure project in Zadar, the fifth-largest city in Croatia and a pop

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:49 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The White House has removed the scientist responsible for the National Climate Assessment, the federal government’s premier contribution to climate knowledge and the foundation for regulations to combat global warming, in what critics interpreted as the latest sign that the Trump administration intends to use its remaining months in office to continue impeding climate science and policy.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:52 - RIYADH - Local Press Report

    Saudi Arabia has launched a new company for the management and maintenance of water transmission, distribution and storage systems that span over more than 8,000 km and transmit more than 7 million cu m per day of desalinated water across the country.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:54 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Researchers supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) are working to find ways to minimise the adverse impacts of hurricanes, droughts, floods, and hailstorms.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:56 - BEDMINSTER NJ - Local Press Report

    The manager of the Trump National Golf Club at Bedminster on Monday defended his request for the continued supply of 63 million gallons of water a year, as environmentalists urged state officials to reject the application, saying it was not in the public interest.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:59 - MELBOURNE - Local Press Report

    Amelia Telford is a young Aboriginal and South Sea Islander woman from Bundjalung country, who’s on the forefront of the fight against fracking in remote communities in the Northern Territory.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:50 - GENEVA - Local Press Report

    UN human rights experts welcomed the impending entry into force of the first environmental human rights treaty in Latin America and the Caribbean, known as the Escazú Agreement, lauding it as a ground-breaking pact to fight pollution and secure a healthy environment.

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:53 - IRKUTSK - Local Press Report

    The water level in Lake Baikal has fallen below the critical threshold that may potentially force the Irkutsk hydroelectric power station to decrease water discharge, according to a representative

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:55 - SOPORE - Local Press Report

    Scores of residents including women of Bagh-e-Islam of Sopore area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday staged a protest against Jal Shakti department for ‘failing’ to provide them reg

  • 13 Nov 2020 - 10:57 - KUMAMOTO - Local Press Report

    The Kumamoto Prefectural Government is poised to approve construction of a dam which was canceled in 2009 by the then Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) government, after a major river in the prefecture flooded due to heavy rain in southwest Japan in July.

  • 10 Nov 2020 - 08:00 - KEMEROVO - Local Press Report

    Pictures of a river turning blood red in Russia has startled residents and prompted worrisome reactions on social media.

  • 10 Nov 2020 - 08:09 - KENORA, Canada - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Nestakantaga indigenous community in Canada has had no running water since last month after high levels of hydrocarbons in the water supply prompted officials to shut it off, which led to an evacuation of more than 200 people.

  • 10 Nov 2020 - 08:27 - TUNIS, Tunisia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new partnership between international NGO the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) and the French Development Agency (AFD) aims to promote a more open dialogue of public policies and to foster regional knowledge sharing on issues and solutions that deal with water stress, declining agricultural yields and the increase of extreme weather events.

  • 10 Nov 2020 - 08:13 - ROME, Italy - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Pope Francis called for the protection of water as a common good, saying that its use “must respect its universal destination”, at an 8 November event of the Italian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

  • 10 Nov 2020 - 08:38 - NEW YORK NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Secretary-General has called for better management of natural resources and ecosystems to pave a path towards peace in war-torn societies and help crisis-affected countries boost sustainable development.<--break->

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