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15 Apr 2021 BALTIMORE, United States
Environmental risks associated with using salts on our roads is just as significant as other major issues such as acid rain and lead, and requires the same level of regulation from authorities, researchers say.
14 Apr 2021 Mogadishu
Somalia teeters on the brink of another humanitarian disaster as the country continues to struggle with drought, devastating locusts and the effects of COVID-19.
"If the rains don’t come, I don’t know how people and livestock will survive."
10 Apr 2021 AUGUSTA ME
Dams, pollution and overfishing have extirpated Atlantic salmon from all the rivers in the Northeast US except in Maine. There is an extinction risk. Conservationists call for dam removal.
8 Apr 2021 PASADENA CA, United States
Soil moisture causes changes to the temperature and humidity near the surface of plants which affects the photosynthesis process and in turn alters carbon absorption rates from land ecosystems.
6 Apr 2021 MEXICO CITY
The Mexican army dug up parts of a gasoline pipeline and found illegal taps that led to a warehouse and vacant lots with hundreds of large tanks used to siphon off fuel; leakages soaked into the ground and storm drains.
5 Apr 2021 TAMPA FL, United States
US State Governor declares state of emergency, orders precautionary evacuation among allegations of prior "events", and radioactivity concerns.
1 Apr 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN report emphasises the need to broaden the notion of the value of water beyond monetary concepts of price and cost. Supply and sanitation services, the economy, the environment, cultural values and hydraulic infrastructure examined.
1 Apr 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
United States: Thousands Of Lives Could Have Been Saved By Nationwide Suspension Of Water Cutoffs During COVID Crisis
A nationwide moratorium on water shut-offs during COVID crisis would have saved lives and prevented infections.
Minorities disproportionately effected.
Calls for Biden administration to cancel water debt.
30 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Key milestone on the road to COP26 focuses on six key themes with specific water impacts: infrastructure issues, event preparedness, nature-based solutions, resilience and global security.
20 Mar 2021 VANCOUVER, Canada
On World Water Day 2021, Alexis Morgan discusses our framing of, and language around the value of water.
18 Mar 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
Wetlands and water filtration ecosystems to be incorporated into calculations that impact policy and decision-making.
17 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC
US administration implements 90-day delay in review of the Revised Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) in drinking water to allow consultation period.