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  1. Alarm Over New Dams Planned For Global Protected Areas

    5 Aug 2020- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States 509 new dams are planned or are currently under construction in global protected areas where there are already 1,249 dams with almost 40 percent planned for rivers in Europe, accord ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:35

  2. "Immense Consequences For People" Of Massive Decline In Migratory Fresh Fish Populations

    30 Jul 2020- 09:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat GRONIGEN, The Netherlands A new, first-of-its-kind comprehensive global report on the status of migratory freshwater fish reveals an alarming 76 percent drop in average populations between 1970 and 2016. "T ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:41

  3. How Businesses And Investors Assess Water Risk

    9 Jul 2020- 12:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat Edinburgh, Scotland OOSKAnews Talks Video Conversation HERE. Businesses face physical, reputational and regulatory risks driven by water, which will only increase with climate change. Understanding these risks an ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:51

  4. European Union Water Framework Directive Legislation Will Be Retained

    25 Jun 2020- 10:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has confirmed that the European Union’s strong water legislation, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), will not be changed. The landmark confirmation for Europe’s riv ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:21

  5. WWF Analyses Mining Sector Water Risk

    6 Feb 2020- 06:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAPE TOWN, South Africa New analysis from environmental NGO WWF reports that the extractives sector suffered water-related financial losses of over $20 Billion USD in 2018, measuring operational risk (too much an ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:08

  6. Water Investment: Risks And Opportunities

    2 Dec 2019- 07:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new WWF report calls on financial institutions to start valuing water and taking steps to mitigate worsening water risks to their investments. "Freshwater risks & opportunities: an ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:24

  7. Water Mismanagement Aggravates Drought In Europe: WWF

    24 Jul 2019- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A new WWF assessment paper describes mismanagement of water resources across Europe as exacerbating anticipated droughts, calling for European Union (EU) Member State governments to take emer ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2019 - 12:37

  8. Busting European Dams

    17 Jun 2019- 08:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Europe's biggest dam-busting operation for decades has commenced with an irreparable breach in the 36-meter height Vezins Dam in northwest France. In a project that was conceived 10 years ag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2019 - 08:12

  9. Industries Seek To Water Down Europe's Protections Of Rivers And Lakes

    18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 09:22

  10. Nestle Bottling Plant Shuttered In Arizona After Only Three Years

    18 Feb 2019- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHOENIX, AZ Nestle has announced the immediate closure of a bottling plant in Phoenix, Arizona, US which only opened in 2016. The company’s factory manager cited increased competition as the reason behind the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 09:11

  11. New Functionality Of "Water Risk Filter" Will Encourage Big-Picture Thinking, Actions

    20 Feb 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter,  an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 10:08

  12. Elephants Or Electricity?

    16 Dec 2018- 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania President John Magufuli of Tanzania has signed a deal for the construction of a hydro-electric power plant on the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site, attract ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2018 - 11:41

  13. AWS Sees Growth In Adoption Of Water Stewardship Standard Certification

    1 Nov 2018- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) held its third annual Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland this week, reporting growth in uptake of its Water Stewardship Certificat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2018 - 14:56

  14. OOSKAnews Talks- Andre Fourie, Global Director, Water, Anheuser-Busch Inbev: Accelerating Water Security In High Risk Watersheds

    1 Nov 2018- 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Andre Fourie is Global Director, Water Sustainability at Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI), the world's largest brewer. He leads the company’s work on water stewardship such as investing in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2019 - 19:05

  15. New Project Aims To "Green" Vietnam Textile Sector

    29 Oct 2018- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam A project of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and WWF, with support from HSBC, will support improvement of water and energy sustainability within the country's textile se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 11:10

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