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  • 30 Jan 2019 - 08:02 - TORONTO, Canada - Local Press Report

    In Canada there are villages and reserves, almost exclusively Indigenous, that continue to exist under long-term boil-water advisories.

  • 30 Jan 2019 - 07:42 - LAXENBURG, Austria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), seeking confirmation of casual links between climate conditions and migratio

  • 30 Jan 2019 - 07:26 - Brasilia, Brazil - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Brazil Iron Ore giant Vale SA has announced that it will dismantle 10 dams similar to the tailings dam in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho, which collapsed January 25 releasing a flood of mining waste that killed at least 84 people, with a further 276 currently reported missing.

    Fabio Schvartsman, CEO of Vale, the world’s largest iron ore miner, said it would temporarily suspend operations using those dams and spend $1.3 Billion USD to decommission them over the next three years. "We decided the company should, once and for all, do what it takes to remove any doubt about the safety of Vale's dams," Schvartsman said.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - CAMBRIDGE - Local Press Report

    As part of a bid to improve our understanding of future sea-level rises, a group of scientists and engineers led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have used hot water to drill a two-kilometre h

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    Chinese researchers have used a huge floating airship to conduct water vapor observation at an altitude of over 6,200 meters in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - KUALA LUMPUR - Local Press Report

    Ranhill Holdings Bhd aims to increase its capacity in Thailand to 174 million litres per day (mld) by 2022 by securing more water and wastewater projects from major industrial parks.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun, has urged the Japanese government to increase investment in the energy and hydropower sector.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - YAMOUSSOUKRO - Local Press Report

    Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced the financial close of a bridge loan facility contracted by Ivoire Hydro Energy (IHE) for the construction of the 44MW Singrobo-Ahouaty hydroelectric

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - TEL AVIV - Local Press Report

    The Red Sea-Dead Sea water project, a planned 200 km canal which would bring water from the Red Sea to a desalination centre in the Dead Sea port of Aqaba, Jordan, has been under consideration sinc

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - HANOI - Local Press Report

    In the next three years, Hang Huu Huynh Waste Water Treatment Joint Stock Company, owned by entrepreneur Huynh Uy Dung, will pour about $432 million to build 100 wastewater treatment plants in envi

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - DUBAI - Local Press Report

    GCC governments are accelerating investments in the region’s water and wastewater capacity in order to meet rapidly rising demand.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 09:35 - LUXEMBOURG - Local Press Report

    International private equity group Bridgepoint has signed an agreement to acquire the Arison Group's Miya water technology investment company for $260 million.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 08:15 - DAVOS, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released the findings of its annual survey of companies' environmental responsibility, with 27 corporates including Gap, Ford and L'Oréal  meeting the NGO's "A List" requirements in the category of "Water Security". 647 corporates reporting to the survey appear on the "F List" for Water Security disclosure because they either failed to report water security data that had been requested by CDP on behalf of investors and customers, or failed to report sufficient water security data to CDP to meet the survey's criteria. These include BP, CNOOC, ExxonMobil, BHP, Rio Tinto, Coca Cola Bottlers Japan, BAE Systems and Monsanto.

    With over 7000 companies responding to the 2018 survey, the results released in Davos January 23 reveal both an increasing number of respondents year on year as well as a 20 fold increase in corporations disclosing on water security since 2010 (https://www.cdp.net/en/scores).

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 07:41 - CARDIFF, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New research suggests that future generations could be faced with an environmental “time bomb” as it could take up to 100 years for groundwater systems to respond to climate change.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 07:11 - NEW York, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Security Council held an open debate January 25 to discuss the concrete impact of climate change on peace and security, and focus on tangible ways to diminish the effects of global warming.

  • 28 Jan 2019 - 06:50 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    WWF-India and the Indian Banks’ Association define increasing water risk for Indian corporations and identify that this increased risk could ultimately negatively affect the balance sheets of Indian banks in a new report.

  • 25 Jan 2019 - 19:37 - WARRENTON, VA - OOSKAnews Info

    It is being reported that att least 200 people are missing after another dam burst at a Brazilian mine and caused severe flooding in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais,

  • 25 Jan 2019 - 10:04 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A bipartisan effort was launched this week in the US House of Representatives to address pollution caused by fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), PFAS pollution in drinking water is a public health issue for 16 million Americans in 33 states. Independent research suggests a far higher number of contaminated sites, in up to 40 states and possibly affecting 110 million (approximately one-third of the population).

  • 25 Jan 2019 - 09:13 - COLUMBUS OH, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    New scientific research suggests that glacier melt in Southwest Greenland, which previously had not been considered a serious threat, may become a future contributor to sea level rises. Researchers attribute this new development to acceleration in global warming, basing findings on information gathered from 2003 through 2013.

  • 25 Jan 2019 - 09:50 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has backed plans to increase the use of treated wastewater for agricultural irrigation in the EU. New legislation sets minimum quality standards and sets out obligation for production, distribution, and storage operators and defines risk management measures.


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