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  • 11 Jun 2019 - 10:06 - BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Supreme Court of Argentina has upheld the constitutionality of an environmental law that bans mining in glacial areas.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - NUR-SULTAN - Local Press Report

    The water supply will be improved this year for 126,800 people in 68 Kazakh villages.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - PLEASANT GROVE UT - Local Press Report

    At least 50 people were taken to area hospitals after being exposed to chlorine at a public pool in Utah Tuesday afternoon.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - Luxembourg City - Local Press Report

    The Candriam SRI Equity Climate Action fund has been unveiled to coincide with World Environment Day today (5 June) in an effort to help raise awareness of the environment and climate issues.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - MIRI - Local Press Report

    Widespread floods have inundated numerous settlements in northern and central Sarawak, following heavy rain over the past 24 hours.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    Senior US officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the threat from global warming. Military and intelligence officials outlined a range of long-term threats arising from climate change, including food and water shortages that can produce political turmoil and land disputes as well as melting ice in the Arctic that Russia and other adversaries could exploit for commercial gain.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - SZEGED - Local Press Report

    Ferenc Kardos planted 300 hectares of sorghum instead of corn this year.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - MOSCOW - Local Press Report

    Ecologists say 90 percent of Russia's rubbish is discarded to rot and decompose at landfills that often lie dangerously close to urban settlements, and the amount of waste produced is increasing by

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - CHANDIGARH - Local Press Report

    Hundreds of people are visiting a village in Haryana's Rewari district daily to get 'miracle' water that they believe is a panacea for several diseases, including diabetes.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:26 - AJMAN - Local Press Report

    Toxic chemicals are suspected to have caused the water contamination that led to several residents falling ill at a cluster of towers in Ajman over the weekend, even as residents continued to fall

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - KONYA - Local Press Report

    Uncontrolled and negligent use of groundwater threaten the Konya Plain in the eponymous central Turkish province, which is known as the "grain silo" of Turkey for its vast wheat fields.

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - KUALA LUMPUR - Local Press Report

    Malaysia Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said on Sunday (Jun 9) the government is investigating allegations of water pollution after several Orang Asli deaths were reported in Kuala

  • 10 Jun 2019 - 07:39 - KARACHI - Local Press Report

    President Arif Alvi here on Sunday said a desalination plant with the capacity to treat 1100 to 1400 million gallons of water per day was a viable option to meet the challenge of water scarcity in

  • 9 Jun 2019 - 09:00 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening its environmental policy since 2008 and providing recommendations for future action to be taken.

  • 9 Jun 2019 - 06:40 - OVERLAND PARK KS, United States - OOSKAnews Info

    A survey of 430 participants across North American municipal, utility and technology sectors suggests that smarter infrastructure will become increasingly important in coping with threats to water supply.

  • 9 Jun 2019 - 06:52 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Transboundary water relations in the Euphrates-Tigris basin have been marked with political confrontations among the riparian states, namely Turkey, Syria and Iraq, mainly due to uncoordinated construction, filling and operation of large-scale dams. Technical cooperation on dam safety has been a common concern for the three riparians but, due to challenges such as the US invasion of Iraq and the civil war in Syria, trilateral cooperation has not been possible. Bilaterally, however, government officials and water professionals from Turkey and Iraq have been looking to develop  joint dams on their border.

  • 5 Jun 2019 - 13:37 - GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY - Local Press Report

    Scotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country devastated by the climate crisis, from polluted rivers to eroded peatlands and forests devoid of birds.

  • 5 Jun 2019 - 13:37 - KINGSTON - Local Press Report

    Arising from allegations that cesspool trucks are being retrofitted to take advantage of the boom in the delivery of drinking water in the Corporate Area, the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corpo

  • 5 Jun 2019 - 13:38 - REYKJAVIK - Local Press Report

    A new campaign by Inspired by Iceland encourages tourists in Iceland to drink tap water instead of bottled water in an effort to cut down plastic use.

  • 5 Jun 2019 - 13:39 - ROPAR - Local Press Report

    Eighty-one buffaloes were washed away when the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) released water into the Sutlej river near Kalitran village here today.

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