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  1. Distillers Oppose Residential Apartments In Athi River, Kenya

    22 Jul 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report MACHAKOS Hivisasa London Distillers Kenya Ltd has written to the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) opposing the proposed construction of the third phase of residential apartments by Greatwall Housi ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2019 - 08:06

  2. Five Myths Must Be Busted In Quest For Affordable Access To Clean Water

    17 Jul 2019- 05:40 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya A new policy brief from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) examines population growth in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and southeast Asia and posits some “myths” that will have to be de-bunked in o ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/17/2019 - 05:40

  3. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  4. One Hundred Days To Save Lake Nakuru

    23 May 2019- 11:07 by Local Press Report RIFT VALLEY The Star The Kenya Wildlife Service has started a 100-day restoration of Lake Nakuru National Park. The park faces problems including pollution, human-wildlife conflict, farming, dumping of solid waste ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2019 - 11:07

  5. Hippo Poop Crisis

    8 May 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANTWERP, Belgium The health of Lake Victoria's ecosystem in East Africa is under an increasing threat attributed to the decline in hippopotamus populations. A 20 percent decline in population due to poachi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/08/2019 - 08:06

  6. Smart Phone App To Improve Rainwater Harvesting In Africa

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Environment Program It is now possible to calculate the amount of rainwater that can be harvested from the roof of houses thanks to a new smart phone app developed by UN Environment and the United Nation ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  7. Kenya: Tullow Oil Must Pay CSR Price For Water; Risk Of Civil Unrest

    22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2019 - 07:32

  8. Google, UNEP Partnership Will Make Water Data Globally Accessible

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report NAIROBI 9 to 5 Google Water scarcity is widely considered to be the next major issue impacting the world over the coming years. One way to start tackling the problem is by getting a better understanding of current ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2019 - 05:37

  9. Development Banks Announce New Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation Investments.

    18 Mar 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced significant new investments in Africa for both climate adaptation and mitigation. The announcements came at March 14's  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2019 - 08:28

  10. Human Health In Dire Straits Without Urgent Action: UNEP

    15 Mar 2019- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental damage to the planet is so extensive that people’s health will be increasingly threatened without immediate urgent action. More than 250 scientists from more than 70 countries have ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 09:52

  11. Researchers Examine Human Impact On Climate Change In Africa

    8 Mar 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The BNP Paribas Foundation, under its Climate Initiative program, is funding new research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to examine the human impact on global warming in the global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 07:54

  12. Kenya Graft Probe Will Investigate Notorious Stalling Hyacinth Harvester

    21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report KISUMU The Star The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating the procurement of a Sh76 million water hyacinth harvester. The machine, procured by Lake Victoria Environment Management Project and funde ...

    Local Press Report - 02/24/2019 - 09:31

  13. Japan Seeks To Assist Africa's Blue Economy

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Inter Press News Service In a new interview Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya, explains the importance of the "blue economy" in Africa and how Japan's technology, researc ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  14. Efforts Commence To Conserve Vital Kenya River

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report SAMBURU The Star Counties from the Ewaso Nyiro basin have commenced dialogue on efforts to conserve the dwindling Ewaso Nyiro River following massive human activity along it. Residents from Laikipia, Samburu and Is ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  15. Kenya Looks To Develop Sustainable Water Resources

    18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MOMBASA KBC Speaking during a media briefing at State House, on November 15, State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena said that Kenya lays great importance to the sustainable use of her oceans, seas, lakes, rivers and m ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2018 - 14:04

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