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  1. Source-to-Sea Sustainability Guidance For Project, Program Practitioners

    13 Jul 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Historically, terrestrial, freshwater and marine specialists have worked more or less independently from one another and, so far, the linkages between source-to-sea have not been fully explor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 06:35

  2. River Flow Champion Wins 2019 Stockholm Water Prize

    22 Mar 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm International Water Institute Dr Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for game-changing contributions to global river management. She has advanced the scient ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 06:41

  3. NIB Finances Improvement Of Stockholm Wastewater Treatment

    15 Mar 2019- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Nordic Development Bank (NIB) and Käppalaförbundet, a federation of 11 Swedish municipalities, have signed a $58 Million USD 30-year loan agreement, with proceeds to be used for upgrade of wastewa ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 03/15/2019 - 10:01

  4. Nordic Investment Bank Issues First "Blue Bond"

    30 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HELSINKI, Finland The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) traded its first Nordic-Baltic Blue Bond January 24. The 5-year $220 Million USD bond will support investments in water resource management and protection. Is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2019 - 08:20

  5. Stockholm's World Water Week Highlights Water, Ecosystems, Human Development

    8 Sep 2018- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm's annual water event, World Water Week, concluded August 31. The conference, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), attracted more than 3,600 participa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2018 - 10:33

  6. Toxic Algae Threaten Sweden's Drinking Water

    14 Aug 2018- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Info STOCKHOLM, Sweden Toxic blue-green algae blooms are creating problems at Swedish water treatment plants as Europe's heatwave persists. The blooms thrive at higher temperatures and water purifiers are at risk of fa ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/14/2018 - 10:15

  7. Your Beer's Crap!

    29 May 2018- 16:32 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM, Sweden The Local A Stockholm brewery is set to launch Sweden's first beer brewed from purified sewage. A collaboration between Stockholm's Nya Carnegiebryggeriet (New Carnegie Brewery), the Swe ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2018 - 16:32

  8. Nations Pledge $4.1 Billion USD To Global Environment Facility

    26 Apr 2018- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Close to 30 countries have jointly pledged $4.1 Billion USD to the Global Environment Facility (GEF)  for its new four-year investment cycle, (known as GEF-7). GEF is a partnership of 18 agen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  9. Research Identifies Moss Capable of Removing Arsenic from Drinking Water

    17 Apr 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Stockholm University Aquatic moss, Warnstofia fluitans, which grows in northern Sweden, has the ability to quickly absorb and adsorb arsenic from water. The discovery allows for an environmentally friendl ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2018 - 08:45

  10. World Bank Urges Action over MENA Scarcity

    5 Sep 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Middle East Online The Middle East and North Africa region loses about $21 billion each year because of an inadequate supply of water and sanitation, the World Bank said on Tuesday, warning urgent action i ...

    Local Press Report - 09/05/2017 - 09:52

  11. 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

  12. Textile Pollution and the Decline of the Mao Suit

    4 Sep 2017- 11:14 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Counterview The Chinese textile industry is the largest in the world and in 2013, China accounted for 43.1 percent of global clothing exports. Textile industry, however, is hugely water-thirsty and environ ...

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

  13. Roundtable on Financing Water “Fills a Gap”

    25 May 2017- 05:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States Last month’s inaugural meeting of the Roundtable on Financing Water gathered around 70 international participants at OECD HQ in Paris convening banks, development finance institutio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2017 - 06:00

  14. Cardinal Speaks of Religion’s Role in Water

    7 Sep 2016- 06:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Roman Catholic Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, gave a keynote address in Stockholm last week at the city’s annual World Water Week. Turkson s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2016 - 06:23

  15. Stockholm Week Ends with Calls for Implementation

    6 Sep 2016- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm’s World Water Week concluded last week, with an insistence that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Develop ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2016 - 09:29

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