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  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    A new study finds that a major trigger of man-made earthquakes rattling Oklahoma is how deep — not just how much — fracking wastewater is injected into the ground.

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    Why is Cape Town experiencing a water crisis? How does one answer that without ignoring history and simplifying the facts?

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    Beijing plans to restore or create 2,200 hectares of wetlands this year, as part of China's continued efforts in wetland protection.

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - CAIRO - Local Press Report

    Water shortages in southern Iraq are believed to be behind an increasing rate of aridity and severe desertification that according to lawmakers has reached some 70 per cent in some southern and cen

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - PHNOM PENH - Local Press Report

    Hydropower developers and representatives of the Mekong River Commission member countries met last week for the last time before finalising guidelines to mitigate the negative impacts of dam constr

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan on Thursday delivered his message in connection with World Wetlands Day being celebrated today (Friday).

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - TORONTO ON - Local Press Report

    A new Canadian study has found that carbon released by some ponds in the High Arctic could potentially be a hidden source of greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    Delhi Jal Board(DJB) on Thursday took several decisions to tackle deaths due to manual cleaning of sewers as well as rising ammonia levels in Yamuna that has affected water supply.

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    India’s interlinking river (ILR) project is an ambitious government undertaking.

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - TBILISI - Local Press Report

    On January 31, the Board of Directors of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) unanimously approved the financing of Nenskra Hydropower Plant project (HPP), which will become the

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - YEREVAN - Local Press Report

    Armenia’s grape production in 2018 will see a drop of 30,000 metric tons, the head of the National Wine Center Avag Harutyunyan said today.

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - RIYADH - Local Press Report

    King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi Ltd (Metito) for the design and construction of a seawater desalination plant powered by solar energy and valued at SR220

  • 3 Feb 2018 - 08:58 - CAIRO - Local Press Report

    The building of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the River Nile and its effects on Egypt’s share of Nile water have led the government to increase the country’s water desalination proj

  • 2 Feb 2018 - 10:58 - Warrenton, VA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Senegal, Morocco and the Republic of Congo today declared new “Wetlands of International Importance” which will join the “Ramsar List” on the occasion of World Wetlands Day, February 2. The wetland sites include and incorporate exceptional coastal areas, sensitive estuaries, sand banks, permanent and temporary rivers, lakes, lagoons, marshes and swamp forests.

  • 1 Feb 2018 - 11:34 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Michael Gove has called for a crackdown on excessive executive pay and offshore financial arrangements within water companies, warning that concern about corporate behaviour could grow if customers

  • 1 Feb 2018 - 11:34 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing back by two years an Obama administration rule redefining the federal government’s power over small waterways.

  • 1 Feb 2018 - 11:34 - SAN JUAN - Local Press Report

    The prospect of food and water assistance coming to an end for Hurricane Maria survivors in Puerto Rico blindsided the island’s government this week, prompting angry reactions from local leaders an

  • 1 Feb 2018 - 11:34 - BAGHDAD - Local Press Report

    A US$210 million World Bank project will improve the quality of drinking water supply and wastewater services to 5 million residents in Baghdad who suffer from water shortages and the outbreak of w

  • 1 Feb 2018 - 11:34 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Concerns over hydraulic fracturing, an oil and gas extraction method that injects millions of gallons of freshwater and chemicals into shale, have largely focused on potential impacts on water qual

  • 1 Feb 2018 - 11:34 - SHEEMA - Local Press Report

    Over 100,000 residents in the sub-counties of Shuuku and Kyangyenyi in Sheema district are set to benefit from the Shuuku/Matsyoro clean water project.


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