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  1. Nestlé Scales Up Water Stewardship and Certification Objectives

    25 Oct 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Twenty factories of the water division of the Nestlé Group will achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification by 2020, the company announced. Nestle, which produces 49 water br ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2017 - 06:56

  2. WWF Urges Water Management for Development in Africa

    4 Sep 2017- 11:14 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM WWF A new report developed by WWF and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev)urges economic planners to catalyse development in Africa by investing in water management, while calling on business leaders to play th ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2017 - 11:14

  3. India Roundup: China Criticized over Info-block, Brahmaputra Treaty Urged, India and US “Sabotage” Indus Treaty?, Dam Protest Violence Warning, Kerala/Tamil Nadu, Karnataka/Telangana, Sustainable Sugar Initiative and More

    18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States India Criticizes China Over Block on Info At a time when major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate due to heavy rain, lack of information from China on water inflow from the Pareechu riv ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/18/2017 - 13:09

  4. Laos Seeks Permission to Build Another Hydropower Dam on the Mekong

    9 Nov 2016- 12:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia The government of Laos has submitted a new request to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) secretariat to construct a dam on the Mekong, the MRC said in a statement this week. The Pak Beng Hyd ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2016 - 12:28

  5. South Africa Launches “Clear Rivers” Campaign to Honor Nelson Mandela

    20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa has launched a campaign to clean up all rivers and other water sources in the country throughout the month of July in honor of Nelson Mandela, whose birthday is July 18t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2016 - 10:03

  6. Colombia Pilots Community-Based Basin Report Card

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE, MD WWF World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), along with local partners, released the Colombian Orinoco River Basin Report Card-- the first of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

  7. China’s Environmental Policies Are Paying Off: Study

    20 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STANFORD, CA, United States China’s environmental policies, aimed at undoing years of pollution and environmental damage due to rapid economic growth, are paying off, according to a decade-long study, “ Improv ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2016 - 10:07

  8. Nearly Half of World Heritage Sites Threatened by Industry: WWF

    7 Apr 2016- 08:17 by Local Press Report GLAND Phys.org Almost half of all natural World Heritage Sites, including the Great Barrier Reef and Machu Picchu, are threatened by industrial activities such as mining, oil exploration and illegal logging, conserv ...

    Local Press Report - 04/07/2016 - 08:17

  9. Civil Society Groups Want US, ASEAN to Take Up Issue of Laos’ Don Sahong Dam

    9 Feb 2016- 11:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Environmental and civil society groups in the lower Mekong region are calling on the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower project ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2016 - 11:51

  10. Bangladesh’s Development Goals Depend on Better Water Governance: Reports

    4 Feb 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s development goals, including improved standards of living, food security and growth of textile exports, will not be possible unless the country does a better job of improving wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2016 - 09:59

  11. Hungarian Court Acquits Aluminum Plant Employees in Toxic Spill Case

    28 Jan 2016- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary A Hungarian court this week acquitted 15 employees of an aluminum smelting plant of criminal charges in relation to a 2010 toxic spill that killed 10 people, injured 150, and contaminated nea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 11:06

  12. Thai Court Dismisses Lower Mekong Villagers’ Lawsuit Against Xayaburi Dam Power Purchase

    7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Administrative Court in late December dismissed a lawsuit filed in 2012 by Chiang Rai villagers who alleged that government agencies had acted illegally in signing an agreement to p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2016 - 10:02

  13. Dams Pose "Grave Threat" to Mekong River: Experts

    3 Nov 2015- 09:25 by Local Press Report HANOI The Nation Experts are warning that the Lower Mekong Basin may soon face depleting fish stocks, further erosion of the coastline and rising salinity that will make rice fields uncultivable. The facts are stron ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2015 - 09:25

  14. Water Quality of Australia's Great Barrier Reef Gets Low Marks

    22 Sep 2015- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The water quality of Australia's Great Barrier Reef received grades ranging from C to F at the launch of the Reef Water Quality Protection Plan Report Card during this week's Inte ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2015 - 11:29

  15. Cambodian Government Pressured to Prevent Laos Dam Construction

    14 Sep 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodian legislators will urge the government to take steps to prevent neighboring Laos from proceeding with its controversial Don Sahong Dam, located on the Mekong River near the border ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 17:56

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